02
JUL
2015

Particle Accelerators for Medicine – a UK Perspective

Particle accelerators have been used for medicine since the earliest days after their invention, and already in 1896 Herbert Jackson realised that the greater energies and superior directionality afforded by accelerated particles could be advantageous over decay radiation for the trea
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01
JUL
2015

Successful First Run with New Deflecting Cavity on VELA

The first commissioning with beam has been made with the new Transverse Deflecting Cavity on VELA. Use of this cavity allows the longitudinal properties of the electron beam to be resolved, thus it forms a key component in the suite of diagnostics tools on VELA to enable full 6-dimens
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10
JUN
2015

EuroCirCol – A Vital Project to Strengthen Europe’s Pole Position in Particle Physics

The European Circular Energy-Frontier Collider (EuroCirCol) project started on 1 June 2015. EuroCirCol is a conceptual design study for a post-LHC research infrastructure based on an energy-frontier 100 TeV circular hadron collider. It was selected for funding within the Horizon 2020
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17
MAY
2015

Lasers & Accelerators for Science and Society

Particle accelerators have numerous applications across many fields including fundamental research, medicine, electronics, environment and energy. As the limits of performance are reached new methods for particle acceleration and beam optimisation are needed. Lasers&nbs
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