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Fermilab achieves world-record field strength for accelerator magnet

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Fermilab have announced that they achieved the highest magnetic field strength ever recorded for an accelerator steering magnet, setting a world record of 14.1 teslas, with the magnet cooled to 4.5 kelvins...
9-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mainz University, Fermilab agree to joint appointment in support of Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

Fermilab and Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz in Germany have signed an agreement for a joint appointment to work on the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment.
6-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fermilab’s newest accelerator delivers first results

IOTA is designed to develop technologies to increase the number of particles in a beam without increasing the beam’s size and thus the size and cost of the accelerator. IOTA researchers are investigating a novel technique called nonlinear...
19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Glimpse Into the Future: Accelerated Computing for Accelerated Particles

A team of scientists led by Fermilab has prototyped a method to use machine learning to analyze data from the Large Hadron Collider.
19-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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First Major Superconducting Component for New High-Power Particle Accelerator Arrives at Fermilab

The first cryomodule for Fermilab's new PIP-II superconducting accelerator has arrived from Argonne National Laboratory.
19-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fermilab, international partners break ground on new state-of-the-art particle accelerator

With a ceremony held on March 15, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory officially broke ground on a major new particle accelerator project that will power cutting-edge physics experiments for many decades to come.
15-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Success after a three-year sprint

The first prototype detector for the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment is taking data and producing extraordinary pictures of particle tracks.
31-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Dark Energy Survey completes six-year mission

After scanning in depth about a quarter of the southern skies for six years and cataloguing hundreds of millions of distant galaxies, the Dark Energy Survey will finish taking data on Jan. 9.
8-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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