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From Kane County Connects, Aug. 1, 2018: Fermilab recently received the latest in a series of approvals from the U.S. Department of Energy for its Proton Improvement Plan II, a $600 million project that will see a new 176-meter-long linear accelerator built to replace the current one, constructed in the late 1960s.

Fermilab is upgrading its accelerator complex under the upcoming Proton Improvement Plan II, or PIP-II. The heart of the project is a superconducting linear accelerator, which will help generate intense proton beams for the lab’s experiments. Follow the PIP-II beam as it accelerates to higher energies.

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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.