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Correlated Nucleons May Solve 35-Year-Old Mystery

A careful re-analysis of data taken at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has revealed a possible link between correlated protons and neutrons in the nucleus and a 35-year-old mystery. The data have led to the...
19-Feb-2019 9:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Scientist Awarded Distinguished Lectureship

Cynthia Keppel, leader of Jefferson Lab’s Halls A&C, has been honored with the APS 2019 Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics.
22-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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GlueX Completes First Phase

An experiment that aims to gain new insight into the force that binds all matter together has recently completed its first phase of data collection. The Gluonic Excitations Experiment, or GlueX, is designed to produce and study hybrid mesons, which...
18-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Shares 2018 R&D 100 Award for Cancer Treatment Monitoring System

The OARtrac® system, built by RadiaDyne and including technologies developed by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, has been awarded a 2018 R&D 100 Award by R&D Magazine.
20-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Director Appointed to Distinguished Professorship

Stuart Henderson, director of the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, has been appointed the Governor's Distinguished CEBAF professor at Old Dominion University. The position is supported by the Commonwealth of...
15-Nov-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Jefferson Lab-Affiliated Researchers Honored as APS Fellows

The Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility now has a few more fellows on campus. The American Physical Society, a professional membership society that works on behalf of the physics community, recently announced its...
9-Nov-2018 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab Receives DOE Award for Energy Efficient Upgrade

On Oct. 23, a team from the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility was honored at the 2018 Federal Energy and Water Management Award Ceremony for upgrades made to the lab’s data center, ultimately improving its...
7-Nov-2018 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Physicist Takes Cues from Artificial Intelligence

In the world of computing, there’s a groundswell of excitement for what is perceived as the impending revolution in artificial intelligence. Like the industrial revolution in the 19th century and the digital revolution in the 20th, the AI...
22-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) is one of 17 national laboratories funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The lab also receives support from the City of Newport News and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The lab’s primary mission is to conduct basic research of the atom's nucleus using the lab’s unique particle accelerator, known as the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF). Jefferson Lab also conducts a variety of research using its Free-Electron Laser, which is based on the same electron-accelerating technology used in CEBAF.

In addition to its science mission, the lab provides programs designed to help educate the next generation in science and technology, and to engage the public.

Managing and operating the lab for DOE is Jefferson Science Associates, LLC. JSA is a limited liability company created by Southeastern Universities Research Association and PAE Applied Technologies.

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757-269-7689

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Government Affairs/Tech Transfer Specialist

dowd@jlab.org

757-269-7180

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