Tom Barratt

Tom Barratt is a former science writing intern in the Fermilab Office of Communication.

It’s always great when every one of Fermilab’s nine particle accelerators are turned on and provide beam. With the lab again firing on all accelerator-cylinders, we thought it would be a good time to provide a rundown of each of the members of Fermilab’s accelerator complex. Get to know Fermilab’s suite of accelerators and storage rings.

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.