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December 13, 2008

News Item December 2008

13 December At 02:00 on 13/12/08, the commissioning team successfully demonstrated energy recovery in the ALICE R&D facility. The team are now looking forward to exploiting this facility to further our understanding of the challenges of next generation light sources…
November 14, 2008

News Item November 2008

14 November ALICE Accelerates to 4 million Volt Milestone! A major milestone has been achieved in the completion of the UK's next-generation particle accelerator, ALICE, which is set to produce an intense beam of light that will revolutionise the way…
October 24, 2008

News Items October 2008

24 October ALICE - first acceleration through the Booster. Around 4 MeV acceleration was achieved in Booster cavity 2 at 00:54 24/10/08. The success heralds a first for UK: a high quality electron beam from a photoinjector being boosted halfway…
September 4, 2008

News Items September 2008

10 September Big Bang Day on BBC Radio 4 a special day of programmes planned to coincide with the official switch-on of the LHC at CERN on September 10th.  Radio 4   04 September Agreement of Collaboration between CERN and the…
August 4, 2008

News Items August 2008

12 August The Big Bang in Liverpool Liverpool is currently hosting the 'Big Bang' exhibit which is aimed at making the physics and engineering of the Large Hadron Collider (http://www.lhc.ac.uk/) accessible to the general public. From now until 22nd September this…
June 6, 2008

News Items June 2008

30 June Roger Jones (Physics and Astronomy, Manchester) has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Physics. 26 June The 17th Daresbury Dash, 25 June, 2 miles round the laboratory site. Conditions were warm and breezy, damp…
May 30, 2008

News Items May 2008

30 May The Cockcroft Institute is pleased to announce that the proceedings of the workshop "Polarized Antiproton Beams - How?" held at the Cockcroft Institute from 29 to 31 August 2007 have now been published by the American Institute of…
April 2, 2008

News Items – April 2008

29 April Jim Clarke (Magnetics and Radiation Sources Group Leader) has been awarded the honour of Fellow of the Institute of Physics. 28 April CI Director Swapan Chattopadhyay has been elected to the American Physical Society's Division of Physics of Beams, the first such…
March 1, 2008

News Items – March 2008

26 March Getting Behind the Wheel and onto the ILC website! Dr. Ian Bailey of Cockcroft Institute and Univ. of Liverpool, working on the ILC positron source development, getting behind the wheel and onto the ILC website. Headline photo on…