18
NOV
2014
Cryo-Ops Group

Cryo-Ops 2014 6th International Workshop on Cryogenic Operations

From discovering Higgs Bosons at the LHC or providing ultralow temperature environment for the experiments with ISIS neutrons, one of the key technologies that must be employed reliably is CRYOGENICS. A major fraction of the construction and operational budget, particularly for the la
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07
SEP
2011

Cockcroft Institute project FELIS achieves a major milestone!

On Friday, 2nd September 2011, the first infra-red SNOM image was collected using radiation from the ALICE IR-FEL at Daresbury Laboratory by a Cockcroft Institute team comprising of partners from Daresbury Laboratory and University of Liverpool. SNOM, an abbreviation for Scanning Near
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21
JUL
2011
Director General of CERN group photograph

Director General of CERN Prof. Rolf Heuer visits the Cockcroft Institute

The University of Liverpool, the lead partner in the Cockcroft Institute collaborative partnership of universities, research councils and industry, honoured Prof. Rolf Heuer, Director General of CERN, on July 19, 2011 with a honorary Doctor of Science Degree ( Honoris Causa) in a grad
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07
JUL
2011
Ultra Bright group photograph

Ultra High Bright Electron Sources Workshop

“Ultra-High Brightness Electron Sources” was held at the Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus from 29th June to 1st July 2011. The workshop was jointly organised by the Cockcroft Institute, Diamond Light Source Ltd., John Adams Institute, Institute
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13
JUN
2011

ALPHA-X Workshop: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects

The ALPHA-X (Advanced Laser-Plasma High-energy Accelerators towards X-rays) project develops laser-plasma accelerators and applies these to producing coherent short-wavelength radiation in conventional and plasma wiggler sources. Members of the ALPHA-X project gave talks at an open me
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29
MAR
2011
Particle Physics Master Class

Particle and accelerator physics Master Class

Students from schools across the North West joined scientists from the Cockcroft Institute (CI) at Daresbury Laboratory on March 14th and 15th for the annual particle physics master class.  Building on the successes of previous years, and acknowledging the unique opportunities availab
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06
OCT
2010

News Items October 2010

23 October 2010 FIRST LASING IN ALICE FREE ELECTRON LASER I am delighted to announce that the Infra Red Free Electron Laser installed on the ALICE accelerator at STFC Daresbury Laboratory lased for the first time on Saturday 23rd October 2010 at 16:35. Present in the Control Room were
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12
APR
2010

News Item April 2010

12 April 2010 1st EUCARD Superconducting RF (SRF) Annual Review The 1st EuCARD Superconducting RF (SRF) Annual Review was hosted at the Cockcroft Institute from 7th – 9th April 2010. During which, a total of 15 leading European institutes participated in reviewing progress in many dif
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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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