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Story Archive

Category Title Date Excerpt
Experimental Result

Viability of new muon g-2 technique proven

20 January 2015

With an experiment in the M15 beamline, a Japan-Canada team demonstrates viability of an alternate muon g-2 measurement technique.

Experimental Result

Team Demonstrates Solution to Tc-99m Crisis

05 January 2015

A Canadian team demonstrates the workability of decentralized, non-reactor based production of Tc-99m that eliminates the threat of an isotope shortage, while providing a safe and secure supply chain for Canadian patients.

Student Stories

UBC Co-op Brings Business to Tc-99m

28 November 2014

Karen Young, a fourth year commerce student from UBC’s Sauder School of Business, is spending a semester at TRIUMF bridging business and science as she develops a financial model for medical isotope production.

Experimental Result

Unravelling the Proton-Radius Puzzle

28 November 2014

A TRIUMF-led theory group is helping to shed light on the "proton-radius" puzzle, where a once "well known" physical property of matter has been called into question by a new experimental result.

Experimental Result

LHCb Experiment Confirms TRIUMF Prediction

20 November 2014

The LHCb experiment discovered two new baryons and verified TRIUMF’s Richard Woloshyn and York University’s Randy Lewis prediction about bottom baryons.

Experimental Result

New ATLAS Measurement of the Higgs Boson

08 October 2014

The ATLAS collaboration has released the final measurement of the Higgs boson coupling to W bosons using data from the first run of the Large Hadron Collider. The newly optimized analysis studies the Higgs boson in two production modes.

Experimental Result

Postdoc Publishes Theory Breakthrough

15 September 2014

Scientists from TRIUMF and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory published a paper in the prestigious Physical Review Letters outlining a technique which for the first time enables researchers to analyze systems of three nuclear clusters in relative motion.

Experimental Result

ARIEL: Switching on the (RF) Power

12 September 2014

With the mass efforts building in the Electron Hall this year, many components of the e-linac are in position and ready for operation. Klystron One and Klystron Two, the high-power continuous wave klystrons, are ready to power the cryomodules of the e-linac.

Student Stories

High School Fellowship Winners at TRIUMF

15 August 2014

After six weeks of hands-on research placements at TRIUMF, three distinguished high school fellows are now preparing to enter their first year of university with a unique experience straight from the laboratory.

Student Stories

Emerging Aboriginal Scholars at TRIUMF

31 July 2014

For four years, TRIUMF has been involved with the Emerging Aboriginal Scholars program. This year, TRIUMF hosted two high school students, Genevieve Capilano from North Vancouver and Liam Gamble from Prince Rupert. Read on for accounts of their experience at the lab.