Post Tagged with: "Edwards Accelerator Lab"

Notre Dame Physicists Travel to Edwards Accelerator Lab to Study Nuclear Reactions in Stars

ND Doctoral Student Bryant Vande Kolk adds a pulser cable to a detector to test its time of flight signal.

  Ohio University Physics & Astronomy professors Drs. Carl Brune, Alexander Voinov, and Thomas Massey of the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics recently hosted a group of nuclear physicists from the University of Notre Dame for a week at the John C. Edwards Accelerator Laboratory. Notre Dame doctoral candidate […]

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October 4, 2017 at 3:26 pmResearch

Physics Alum Cody Parker Conducts Experiment at Accelerator Lab

Cody Parker

Physics & Astronomy alum Cody Parker spent five days recently conducting experiments at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Lab. Parker is a post-doctoral researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Plasma Science and Fusion Center in Cambridge. Parker graduated in 2016 with a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of […]

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October 28, 2016 at 3:58 pmAlumni News Research

Physics & Astronomy Welcomes New Faculty Member, Zach Meisel

Physics & Astronomy Welcomes New Faculty Member, Zach Meisel

By Jamison Lahman Physics & Astronomy PACE writer The Physics & Astronomy Department welcomes a new faculty member to the Athens campus this fall. Dr. Zachary Meisel, Assistant Professor, joins the department and the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics after completing postdoctoral research at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He obtained […]

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September 9, 2016 at 3:42 pmNews

Erin Grimes | Trying to Steer the Accelerator Beam Into the Air by Focusing It Through a Millimeter Hole

Erin Grimes | Trying to Steer the Accelerator Beam Into the Air by Focusing It Through a Millimeter Hole

By Erin Grimes (B.S. Physics and Applied Mathematics, Class of 2016) During the summer 2015, I continued my internship with Dr. David Ingram in Physics & Astronomy building an ion beam optics model using Comsol multiphysics software. The model is of a particular beam line in Edward’s Accelerator Lab, and the […]

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June 27, 2016 at 11:29 amIn Class

Physicists Seek to Improve Radiation Detectors to Enhance Nuclear Security

Physicists Seek to Improve Radiation Detectors to Enhance Nuclear Security

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Nuclear engineers from the University of Florida recently convened at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Lab for two weeks to conduct experiments on neutron detector characterization—and to help meet the challenge of improving the safety of storing spent nuclear fuel. Lead researchers are Dr. Andreas […]

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June 22, 2016 at 12:30 pmNews

Detecting Neutrons with a HabaNERO (not the pepper)

Nuclear Physicists Tony Ahn and Zach Meisel stand on the dock at the Edwards Accelerator Lab and behind section of the polyethylene blocks used to slow down neutrons. The holes are where the detectors are placed.

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Nuclear physicists from the University of Notre Dame, Michigan State University, University of Tennessee, and Central Michigan University visited Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory recently to calibrate a neutron detector called the Heavy ion Accelerated Beam induced (Alpha, Neutron) Emission Ratio Observer, or “HabaNERO.” […]

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May 13, 2016 at 3:46 pmResearch

International Collaborators Study Nuclear Level Density at Accelerator

Edwards Accelerator physicists and guests

 By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy This past week, physicists from the University of Oslo (Norway), Michigan State University, Central Michigan University, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory met with OHIO research personnel and graduate students at the Edwards Accelerator Lab to conduct experiments to observe nuclear reaction pathways for making […]

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February 2, 2016 at 4:37 pmNews Research