accelerator science

From CERN Courier, Oct. 29, 2018: In late August, a beam of electrons successfully circulated for the first time through a new particle accelerator at Fermilab. The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator, a 40-meter-circumference storage ring, is one of only a handful of facilities worldwide dedicated to beam-physics studies.

Quantum leap

Alex Romanenko prepares to supercool superconducting accelerator cavities, the silver-colored objects, to convert it into a quantum device. Photo: Reidar Hahn

Fermilab scientists are adapting the lab’s cutting-edge accelerator technology for qubits and quantum sensors.

Fermilab machinists and welders get a tour of the FAST/IOTA accelerator to see the results of all their hard work. Photo: Linda Valerio, people, accelerator science, accelerator technology, accelerator, FAST, IOTA

Fermilab machinists and welders get a tour of the FAST/IOTA accelerator to see the results of all their hard work.