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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15
MAY
2015

CI Contributions to the World’s Largest Accelerator Conference

IPAC’15, the sixth International Particle Accelerator Conference, was held in historic Richmond, Virginia, USA from May 3-8, 2015 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. With more than 1,000 contributed papers, IPAC is the largest annual event in the field of particle acceler
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11
MAY
2011

Early career prize for Lancaster physicist

A Lancaster PhD student is celebrating winning a major early career award. Cherry Canovan, who is studying mathematical physics at Lancaster University and the Cockcroft Institute, was named the Very Early Career Woman Physicist of the Year at a ceremony in London last week. The prest
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14
DEC
2010

News Items December 2010

14 December 2010 PhD Student of the year First year Accelerator Science PhD student Cherry Canovan has won the Lancaster University Faculty Prize for best PhD Student of the year. 14 December 2010 XB10 Workshop ASTeC and the Cockcroft Institute hosted XB-10, an International Workshop
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01
NOV
2010

News Item November 2010

1 November 2010 We are pleased to announce that Chris Lingwood has just passed his PhD and completed all corrections to examiners satisfaction. Chris’s thesis was on “High Power, High Efficiency Multiple-Beam Klystron Design” in which he investigated the design of th
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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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