Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson Dan Johnson, head of Operations in the Accelerator Division, wrote this column. Everyone at Fermilab knows that our accelerator complex has been through a 15-month shutdown period, and many have even participated in the work done during this time. Shutdowns have always brought the laboratory together to bring about major upgrades. Typically, shutdowns see the installation of many new devices, conceived to improve accelerator performance and capabilities. The shutdown we just completed was no exception. A major thrust…