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  • [New] PIP-II will enable the world's most intense beam of neutrinos for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, which will deploy 70,000 tonnes of liquid argon detectors in a deep underground site 1300 km from Fermilab. CERN Courier
  • [New] Large particle accelerators are used for basic research in nuclear and particle physics, and the electron-ion collider (EIC) will allow physicists to address fundamental and unsolved questions in science about the nature of matter. University of York
  • [New] Another unique aspect of PIP-II is that it is the first US Department of Energy - funded particle accelerator that will be built with significant international participation. CERN Courier
  • [New] While positioning Fermilab at the forefront of accelerator-based neutrino research, PIP-II will provide the engine room for a diverse - and scalable - experimental programme in US particle physics for decades to come. CERN Courier
  • [New] At the Large Hadron Collider at CERN - the world's most powerful particle accelerator ever constructed - protons are circulated in both clockwise and counterclockwise directions, where they will eventually be forced to collide. Forbes
  • [New] Students will work on Fermilab's Proton Improvement Plan - II known as the PIP-II accelerator project, a new, 215-meter-long particle accelerator that will enable the world's most intense neutrino beam and power the next 50 years of accelerator-based particle physics research in the United States. News
  • [New] TRIUMF will remain Canada's particle accelerator centre, with two high-power machines at its center (the 520 MeV cyclotron and the ARIEL electron linac) and multiple secondary beamlines and accelerators branching from high power target systems.
  • [New] Major insights into the inner workings of nature have come from particle accelerators and astronomical observatories but precision measurements using cold atoms in space will play an increasingly important role. First Post
  • [New] Michigan State University recently announced the arrival of two cyclotrons, or particle accelerators, which will be used in the development of precision medicine treatments for cancer patients. HealthITAnalytics
  • [New] The additional data from the Fermilab experiment could provide a major boost to scientists eager to build the next generation of expensive particle accelerators. Tech2
  • [New] The PIP-II accelerator will replace Fermilab's existing linear accelerator to enable the necessary power and versatility for the Fermilab-hosted international Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment and other next-generation experiments. News
  • [New] An upgraded particle accelerator at Fermilab (outside Chicago) will accelerate subatomic particles and smash them into a target, forming a beam of neutrinos that will be fired 800 miles through the Earth's crust to a specialized detector being built deep underground in Lead, South Dakota. News
  • [New] Rice University engineers have discovered technology that could slash the cost of semiconductor electron sources, key components in devices ranging from night-vision goggles and low-light cameras to electron microscopes and particle accelerators. Rice University
  • [New] While every accelerator has its particular needs, the accelerator-beam machine learning program implemented at Fermilab could be adapted for any particle accelerator, providing an example for operators at particle accelerators beyond Fermilab. News
  • [New] PIP-II is a truly global scientific undertaking that will usher in a new era of research and discovery in particle physics. News
  • [New] Fermilab and its partners are building a state-of-the-art machine with PIP-II that will ensure that the U.S. remains at the forefront of discovery in particle physics for decades to come. News
  • [New] Designed to maximize impact, build on existing strengths, and capitalize on emerging opportunities, TRIUMF's Five-Year Plan 2020-2025 lays out a vision for Canada's particle accelerator centre for the next five years and the decades beyond. Interactions
  • [New] The availability of proton beam therapy treatment in the UK will have a significant impact on cancer treatment. Daily Express
  • [New] CERN is preparing to upgrade the collider from 2019 and a new solution is needed to reduce the electron cloud problem to much lower levels than are expected as the upgraded collider will use proton beams of double the intensity of the current ones. Directions Magazine
  • [New] Machine learning will soon come into play to manage the vast amounts of data being produced by its various particle accelerators and the famed Large Hadron Collider. Computer Weekly
  • [New] A new discovery by physicists at the University of Maryland could hold the key to the construction of inexpensive, broadly useful, and portable particle accelerators in the very near future. EurakAlert!
  • [New] To achieve the potential of particle accelerators to address national challenges will require a sustained focus on developing transformative technological opportunities. U.S Department of Energy

Last updated: 02 December 2021