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|Experimental Result||28 July 2014||
In the year since the ARIEL building was constructed, teams across the lab have intensified efforts towards the commissioning of ARIEL’s e-linac. On July 18, the e-linac completed the first acceleration of beam through the e-linac superconducting injector cryomodule to the 10 MeV beam dump.
|Awards & Honours||24 July 2014||
Congratulations to the ARIEL team, as well our engineering consultants Stantec Consulting Ltd., Applied Engineering Solutions Ltd. and Bush, Bohlman & Partners Ltd, recipients of the 2013 ACEC-BC’s Engineering Excellence Award of Merit.
|Experimental Result||10 July 2014||
Recently, the DRAGON facility ran the highest mass radiative-capture experiment ever performed with a radioactive beam, and in so doing, probed the upper mass limit for nucleosynthesis in novae.
|Awards & Honours||09 July 2014||
Scientists involved with radioactive-beam experiments at TRIUMF have a new reference guidebook that will prove to be an invaluable resource. ISAC and ARIEL: The TRIUMF Radioactive Beam Facilities and the Scientific Program contains information about each step of the beam's path and the future of ARIEL.
|Experimental Result||07 July 2014||
From the low energy electrons in CRT monitors to the tremendous near-light speed protons of the LHC, particle accelerators are everywhere. Accelerators are more commonplace than you might expect, with applications ranging from manufacturing to energy production to agriculture.
|Experimental Result||23 June 2014||
Is it possible that instead of having a distinct antimatter particle, neutrinos could be their own antimatter twin? Determining the nature of neutrinos is a key goal of modern particle physics. EXO-200 has recently announced a result that is helping scientists answer this fundamental question.
|Awards & Honours||18 June 2014||
Vancouver native Walter Wasserman, a first-year student at UBC, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Erich Vogt First Year Student Research Experience (FYSRE) award. The award offers first year students a paid research experience over the summer months.
|Workshops & Conferences||16 June 2014||
Data communication and processing protocols from cutting-edge physics experiments often exploit or even extend the latest developments in wireless communications; TRIUMF engineers recently pushed the technology forward.
|Experimental Result||10 June 2014||
The ATLAS Collaboration has released three search analyses addressing the production of charginos and neutralinos, a strong component in supersymmetry. Supersymmetry is a promising extension of the Standard Model of elementary particles.
|Experimental Result||09 June 2014||
In demonstrating technology suitable and scalable for multiple brands of cyclot