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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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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01
APR
2011

First Acceleration In EMMA!

During the last three to four days, the EMMA accelerator physics team have been tuning the accelerator settings as part of the systematic studies towards first acceleration within EMMA. The team have studied the interaction of the RF field with the beam, on more than one occasion, wit
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14
MAR
2011
FFAG image

1st extraction of the electron beam from the EMMA accelerator

We are delighted to announce the 1st extraction of the electron beam from the EMMA accelerator, the world’s first non-scaling FFAG. This was first achieved at 23:07 on the 7th of March by the ASTeC team. This achievement  required a very good injection (many turns) and the synchronisa
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16
AUG
2010

News Items August 2010

31 August 2010 Nuffield Students Demonstrate the Phenomenon of Superconductivity Two AS level summer students,  Adam McAteer (Carmel College, St. Helens) and Keir Pearson (King’s College Macclesfield), spent 4 weeks in August at the Daresbury Laboratory to get an insight into conducti
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18
JUN
2010

News Items June 2010

The 29th June 2010 saw the Cockcroft Institute host the ‘Mike Poole Fest’, being attended by more than 150 people, which included Mike’s past and present colleagues, family members and senior STFC staff.  The event was organised to celebrate Mike’s achievements on the occasion of his
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10
MAY
2010

News Items May 2010

24 May 2010 EMMA Injection Magnet Module Installation A key milestone for the construction of EMMA was successfully achieved on Saturday 15th May, when the EMMA injection magnet module was craned into position in the EMMA ring. Watch construction movie » …read more below  
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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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