06
APR
2009

News Items April 2009

    New Record for GaAs Quantum Efficiency at Daresbury! This week a team of scientists and engineers from Daresbury (Ian Burrows, Ryan Cash, Barry Fell, Adrian Hannah, Lee Jones, Keith Middleman, Boris Militsyn and Mark Pendleton) in collaboration with scientists from Novos
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06
JAN
2009

News Items January 2009

27th January The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of the Institute of Physics and Director General of Research Councils, Professor Adrian Smith visited the Cockcroft institute and took a tour of ALICE. on February 12, 2009. The Chief Executive Officer Robert Kirby-Harris of
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13
DEC
2008

News Item December 2008

13 December At 02:00 on 13/12/08, the commissioning team successfully demonstrated energy recovery in the ALICE R&D facility. The team are now looking forward to exploiting this facility to further our understanding of the challenges of next generation light sources and energy rec
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14
NOV
2008

News Item November 2008

14 November ALICE Accelerates to 4 million Volt Milestone! A major milestone has been achieved in the completion of the UK’s next-generation particle accelerator, ALICE, which is set to produce an intense beam of light that will revolutionise the way in which accelerator based l
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24
OCT
2008

News Items October 2008

24 October ALICE – first acceleration through the Booster. Around 4 MeV acceleration was achieved in Booster cavity 2 at 00:54 24/10/08. The success heralds a first for UK: a high quality electron beam from a photoinjector being boosted halfway to relativistic energies by UKR
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04
SEP
2008

News Items September 2008

10 September Big Bang Day on BBC Radio 4 a special day of programmes planned to coincide with the official switch-on of the LHC at CERN on September 10th.  Radio 4   04 September Agreement of Collaboration between CERN and the Cockcroft Institute At CERN on the 29th August 2008 P
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04
AUG
2008

News Items August 2008

12 August The Big Bang in Liverpool Liverpool is currently hosting the ‘Big Bang’ exhibit which is aimed at making the physics and engineering of the Large Hadron Collider (http://www.lhc.ac.uk/) accessible to the general public. From now until 22nd September this free exh
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06
JUN
2008

News Items June 2008

30 June Roger Jones (Physics and Astronomy, Manchester) has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Physics. 26 June The 17th Daresbury Dash, 25 June, 2 miles round the laboratory site. Conditions were warm and breezy, damp underfoot. The winner in 10 minutes 50 seconds
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30
MAY
2008

News Items May 2008

30 May The Cockcroft Institute is pleased to announce that the proceedings of the workshop “Polarized Antiproton Beams – How?” held at the Cockcroft Institute from 29 to 31 August 2007 have now been published by the American Institute of Physics as AIP Conference Pro
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02
APR
2008

News Items – April 2008

29 April Jim Clarke (Magnetics and Radiation Sources Group Leader) has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Physics. 28 April CI Director Swapan Chattopadhyay has been elected to the American Physical Society’s Division of Physics of Beams, the first such Chair
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