Public Release: 3-May-2017
Physical Review C First result from Jefferson Lab's upgraded CEBAF opens door to exploring universal glue
The first experimental result has been published from the newly upgraded Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility at the US Department of Energy's Jefferson Lab. The result demonstrates the feasibility of the experiment that is designed to study quark confinement: why no quark has ever been found alone.
US Department of Energy
Public Release: 28-Mar-2017 Jefferson Lab accomplishes critical milestones toward completion of 12 GeV upgrade
CEBAF at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has achieved two major commissioning milestones and is now entering the final stretch of work to conclude its first major upgrade. Recently, the CEBAF accelerator delivered electron beams into two of its experimental halls at energies not possible before the upgrade for commissioning of the experimental equipment currently in each hall.
Department of Energy's Office of Science
Public Release: 29-Nov-2016 Research planned for unique spinning nuclei nets prize
Elena Long, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded the 2016 Jefferson Science Associates Postdoctoral Research Prize for plans to build and test a new kind of target that will allow scientists to explore the physics of spinning nuclei at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility.
Jefferson Science Associates, LLC
Public Release: 17-Nov-2016
ecancer Oncology Congress -- Colombia 2016 Jefferson Lab's newest cluster makes Top500 list of fastest supercomputers
For the third time in its history, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility is home to one of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers. The SciPhi-XVI supercomputer was just listed as a TOP500 Supercomputer Site on Nov. 14, placing 397th on the 48th edition of the list of the world's top supercomputers.
DOE/Office of Science
Public Release: 5-Jul-2016 Jefferson Lab director awarded Glazebrook Medal
The director of the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and president of Jefferson Science Associates, LLC, Hugh E. Montgomery, has just been awarded the prestigious Glazebrook Medal by the Institute of Physics. The Glazebrook medal is one of four Gold medals awarded annually by the Institute of Physics, a society based in the United Kingdom with a worldwide membership of more than 50,000 who work to advance physics education, research and application.
Institute of Physics
Public Release: 16-Jun-2016
2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Innovative device allows 3-D imaging of the breast with less radiation
Adding a new device to an existing breast molecular imaging system allows the system to get six times better contrast of cancer lesions in the breast, providing the same or better image quality while also potentially reducing the radiation dose to the patient by half. The device may also allow for 3-D molecular breast images at higher resolution than current 2-D scans in a format that may be used alongside 3-D digital mammography.
Commonwealth of Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology, Dilon Technologies
Public Release: 1-Jun-2016
Physics Review Letters Spinning electrons yield positrons for research
A team of researchers has successfully demonstrated a new method for producing a beam of polarized positrons, a method that could enable a wide range of applications and research, such as improved product manufacturing and polarized positron beams to power breakthrough scientific research.
DOE/Office of Science, French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, International Linear Collider project
The Department of Energy's Office of Science is the single largest supporter of basic research in the physical sciences in the United States and is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our time.