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May 20, 2024

I.FAST holds its third annual meeting in Paris

Between 16 – 19 April, the European particle accelerator community gathered in Paris for the 3rd annual meeting of the I.FAST project. Funded with 10 M€ by the European Union as part of the Horizon 2020 programme, I.FAST brings together…
May 17, 2024

EuPRAXIA-DN School on Plasma Accelerators

The EuPRAXIA Doctoral Network (EuPRAXIA-DN) held a week-long international School on Plasma Accelerators between 22nd and 26th April 2024 in the beautiful Botanical Garden of Rome, Italy. The school were hosted in partnership with INFN and Sapienza University of Rome…
May 13, 2024

Director of Fermilab visits Daresbury Laboratory

On Thursday 2nd of May, Cockcroft and ASTeC welcomed Dr Lia Merminga, the director of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), to STFC Daresbury. Dr Merminga was visiting Manchester University to give the annual Bragg Lecture in the physics department. Her Bragg…
April 15, 2024

Full Energy Beam Exploitation of CLARA 

​A new beam line on CLARA will provide access to ultrashort, low emittance electron bunches combined with a high power 120 TW laser. Titled Full Energy Beam Exploitation (FEBE), it has been designed to maximise the user research potential of…
April 5, 2024

Professor Welsch contributes to APS March meeting

CI member and QUASAR Group leader Professor Carsten P Welsch gave an invited talk on the Physics of Star Wars at the American Physical Society's (APS) March Meeting 2024. This is one of the largest physics conferences. It brought together…