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FRIB Successfully Circulates Liquid Lithium in Charge Stripper to Establish Lithium Film; Completes 50-Hour Continuous Operations

Friday, September 28, 2018

On 3 August, FRIB successfully circulated liquid lithium and established a lithium film in its charge stripper. FRIB is the first in the world to use liquid lithium…

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Collaboration Uses Statistical Models to Explore Which Isotopes Can Possibly Exist

Monday, September 24, 2018
witek and leo neufcourt

A year ago, FRIB and the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University (MSU) formed a new collaboration between nuclear physics and the statistical sciences. The…

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MSU Cryogenic Initiative, Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship Program Gaining Momentum After First Year

Friday, September 7, 2018

In 2017, FRIB established the MSU Cryogenic Initiative with the MSU College of Engineering, and MSU established an Accelerator Science and Engineering Traineeship (ASET) program. MSU Cryogenic Initiative…

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Over 4,000 tour FRIB and NSCL during public open house

Monday, August 20, 2018
FRIB Open House

More than 4,000 members of the public toured the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams and National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory during the FRIB and NSCL Open House on 18…

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Accelerating Into the Future: The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Dozens of feet below the surface of the Michigan State University campus, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams is taking shape as the world’s most powerful rare isotope…

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FRIB Hosts Public Talk on Quantum Computing

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
FRIB

FRIB invites the community to a public talk on quantum computing and the entanglement frontier at the laboratory on 27 July. The event is free and open to…

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MSU Hosts International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Lattice Logo

Michigan State University hosted the 36th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory. It took place from July 22-28 at MSU’s Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. This was the…

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FRIB Accelerates First Beams in Three of Forty-Six Superconducting Cryomodules

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Beam Three Cryos

the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams achieved a major project milestone by accelerating its first beams in three of forty-six superconducting cryomodules. This demonstrates for the first time…

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FRIB Hosts Dr. Chris Fall

Monday, July 16, 2018
Dr. Chris Fall

On 16 July, FRIB hosted Dr. Chris Fall, principal deputy director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Dr. Fall spent the day at…

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Heaviest Known Calcium Atom Discovered by MSU-led Team

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Heavy Elements

Researchers from Michigan State University and the RIKEN Nishina Center in Japan discovered eight new rare isotopes of the elements phosphorus, sulfur, chlorine, argon, potassium, scandium and, most…

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