30
OCT
2020

Future Circular Collider film wins Silver in W3 Awards

On 6th October 2020 the Winners of the 15​th annual w3​ ​Awards have been  announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts. Receiving over 3,000 entries  from across the globe, the w3​ ​Awards honour outstanding Websites, Marketing, Video, Mobile,  Social, and Podcasts created
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14
OCT
2020

New paper on pioneering new cancer radiotherapy

FLASH radiotherapy is a promising new technique that uses high-energy particles to treat tumours; a high dose of radiation is administered almost instantaneously – in milliseconds rather than around a minute. Here, the tumour tissue is damaged in the same manner as with conventi
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12
OCT
2020

New collaboration to boost quantum beam profile monitors

The QUASAR Group, based at the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool, and UHV Design Ltd (UHVD), a leading specialist in UHV motion and heating products, have formed a new partnership that is advancing the world’s next generation of charged particle beam profile diagnostic metho
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07
OCT
2020

EuPRAXIA application for European roadmap submitted

On 9th September 2020, the Italian government submitted an application to include the European Plasma Research Accelerator with Excellence in Applications (EuPRAXIA) in the European roadmap for large research infrastructures. The governments of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal an
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05
OCT
2020

CI industry project on adaptive optics successfully completed

The EU-funded ARIES proof of concept project Innovative Adaptive Optics has recently drawn to a close. This project saw a collaboration between the QUASAR Group from the University of Liverpool/Cockcroft Institute and the beam instrumentation company D-Beam Ltd develop strands of beam
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02
OCT
2020

Funding award for Optical Fibre Analysis System

A new STFC-funded project for developing an advanced machine protection system based on optical fibre technology was started this month by the QUASAR Group, based at the Cockcroft Institute. Research into an Optical Fibre Analysis System (OASYS) targets a novel diagnostic for beam los
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