Creating an efficient ion source is an art, and even sometime referred as magic. The new joint project is aimed to turn the art and magic of ion sources into predictable science.
The first results from a new type of particle accelerator suggest how smaller, cheaper therapy machines, which could revolutionise cancer treatment, could be built.
The John Adams Institute for Accelerator Science has recently hosted the visit of a delegation from the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (JINR, Russia) to UK on 26-28 April 2011.
JINR is an international intergovernmental scientific research organisation, which has 18 member states, and another 6 countries as associated members. The three main activities of JINR are elementary particle physics, nuclear physics, and condensed matter physics.
The John Adams Institute and the Physics Department of QMUL hosted the SuperB mini-workshop.
The John Adams Institute and the Physics Department of QMUL organised a mini-workshop to explore the possible interests of the UK accelerator and detector communities in the recently funded SuperB project.
The aim was to provide updated information on the various aspects of the project and to participate in discussions so that anyone with a potential interest in SuperB had the opportunity to step forward and participate.
As a result of the official visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to Moscow on September 11-12, 2011, an MOU has been signed on Monday September 12 between JAI and the Nuclear Cluster of the Skolkovo Fund for Developing and Commercialising New Technologies.