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JSA Announces 10 New Graduate Fellows

Jefferson Science Associates has announced the award of ten graduate fellowships to doctoral students for the 2020-2021 academic year. The fellowships will support students’ advanced studies at their universities and research at the Thomas...
25-Nov-2020 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Accelerator Makes Cross-Country Trek to Enable Laser Upgrade

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has shipped the final new section of accelerator that it has built for an upgrade of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS). The section of accelerator, called a...
20-Nov-2020 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Graduate Student Receives DOE Award to Conduct Research at Jefferson Lab

A graduate student who will work with theorists at Jefferson Lab to better understand subatomic particles has received a supplemental research award from the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.
5-Oct-2020 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Physical Society Announces Five 2020 Fellows Affiliated with Jefferson Lab

Five researchers who are affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility have been selected by their professional peers for the distinct honor of Fellow of the American Physical Society.
30-Sep-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

DOE Funding Boosts Artificial Intelligence Research at Jefferson Lab

Two physicists at DOE's Jefferson Lab have secured $2.16 million in funding for projects that harness the power of data analytics to make the work of studying the universe down to its smallest subatomic parts faster and more efficient.
22-Sep-2020 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Calculating Hadrons Using Supercomputers

Hadrons are elusive superstars of the subatomic world, making up almost all visible matter, and British theoretical physicist Antoni Woss has worked diligently with colleagues at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Thomas Jefferson National...
18-Aug-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Jefferson Lab ES&H Deputy Director Receives Health Physics Society Honor

Bob May’s career-long aspiration has been to keep people from all walks of life and in different work environments safe from radiation in the workplace. Now, the deputy director of Environment, Safety and Health at the U.S. Department of Energy's...
30-Jul-2020 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing Detectors for Scientific Research and Medicine

Cynthia Keppel has been named a DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellow. Based at DOE’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, she is one of three DOE National Laboratory scientist fellows who will receive $1 million to...
22-Jul-2020 2:30 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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