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Protected: Experiment

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ATAP News, June 2016

Click here for back issues of ATAP News, and its predecessor, the Accelerator and Fusion Research Division’s intramural newsletter. You can also click here to join the mailing list; you will get a newsletter every two months, with occasional special issues. DIRECTOR’S CORNER ATAP recently received a great deal of most welcome news. The Advanced […]

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Protected: FEL R&D and APEX: More Information Review Draft 5/2

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ATAP News, April 2016

LCLS-II Sees CD-2 and -3 Major Milestones for APEX, LCLS-II Injector Source Berkeley Lab Magnet Help is Key to LHC Upgrade Workshops Forge Plasma Accelerator Futures Outreach Events Coming Up — Volunteers Wanted Communication Channel for Parking and Vehicle Access ATAP Safety Day Was a Sweeping Success Director’s Corner One of the flagship facilities in […]

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ATAP News, February 2016

LCLS-II Readiness Reviewed; Progress on Undulators, Electron Gun APEX Capabilities Enable New UED Tool for Materials Science IBT Expertise Helps Spin Doctors Increase Their Sensitivity ATAP Helps Measure Antihydrogen’s (Lack of) Charge With Unprecedented Precision Moore Foundation Backs LPA FEL Work with $2.4M Grant BELLA Center Demonstrates LPA Staging, Key to Future Goals Diversity Ideas […]

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Particle-Beam Therapy: A Longtime Area of LBNL Expertise

The use of proton and ion beams to treat cancer was invented by a former LBNL scientist, and the Laboratory was a longtime leader in its development. Practically since the discovery that ionizing radiation can kill cells, doctors had been exploring ways to use it for cancer therapy without invasive surgery. In many institutions, including […]

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ATAP News, November 2015

Canted Cosine Theta Contributes to Cancer Therapy Capillaries, Not Quadrupoles, Focus LPA e– Beams New Ion Source Adds Intensity to NDCX-II R&D Progress and an Added Role in LCLS-II HiLumi-LHC Enters Construction Phase; ATAP Is There Honors for Steier, Madur, Lehe Safety: The Bottom Line—Preventing Fires Director’s Corner ATAP’s diverse research portfolio and many years […]

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ATAP By the Numbers

Quantizing and characterizing ATAP circa the Division Review in August 2015 . . . 360 Visitors over the last 10 years Accelerators are designed, built, and used by a global community, and we are pleased that many of its members want to collaborate with us and visit our labs. ATAP has hosted some 360 visitors and collaborators from […]

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ATAP News, September 2015

PIP-II RFQ Ships Microfabricated Accelerators for Magnetized-Target Fusion Do You Have The Recipe for Diversity? Help Guide 5th Graders through Science Adventures Quake Preparedness: Are You Ready For “The Big One”? Director’s Corner: ATAP After One Year October is the first anniversary of the Accelerator and Fusion Research Division’s re-organization into ATAP. I am proud […]

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In Memory of Dr. Michael S. Zisman, 1944-2015

Our friend and colleague Mike Zisman passed away in the early morning of 30 August 2015 following a lengthy illness. He was 71. Mike is survived by his wife, Andrea, daughter, Nia, sons Matt and Tim, and grandchildren Jacob, Sam, Adam, Arielle, and Zachary. A Senior Scientist with ATAP’s Center for Beam Physics and a […]

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