Post Tagged with: "Edwards Accelerator Laboratory"

Brittney Kenady ǀ Studying the efficiency of an NE213 Neutron Detector

Brittney Kenady ǀ Studying the efficiency of an NE213 Neutron Detector

By Brittney Kenady (B.S. Physics Astrophysics, College of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2021) My summer research with Dr. Carl Brune at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory  involved comparing methods of calibrating our NE213 neutron detectors by using data collected from previous experiments and analyzing it with a new code. […]

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May 29, 2019 at 4:14 pmIn Class Research

Matthew Connell ǀ Detector simulations for nuclear astrophysics studies

Matthew Connell ǀ Detector simulations for nuclear astrophysics studies

By Matthew Connell (B.S. Physics, Honors Tutorial College, Class of 2021) Editor’s Note: Matthew Connell worked with Dr. Zach Meisel, an assistant professor in Physics & Astronomy and programmed a simulation of a new detector array being developed at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory. Matthew’s simulations will enable researchers to […]

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May 23, 2019 at 3:29 pmIn Class Research

Kevin Boyd ǀ Selecting DIS events for experiment E12-06-114 at Jefferson National Laboratory

Kevin Boyd ǀ Selecting DIS events for experiment E12-06-114 at Jefferson National Laboratory

By Kevin Boyd (B.S. Physics Astrophysics, College of Arts & Sciences, Class of 2020) Experiment E12-06-114 at Jefferson Lab measured the probability of an electron inducing the radiation of a photon by a proton in kinematic regimes previously unexplored. The measurement was performed in 9 different settings. The goal of […]

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May 23, 2019 at 2:31 pmIn Class Research

Accelerator Facility Enhances Collaborative Materials Research

Accelerator Facility Enhances Collaborative Materials Research

By Amanda Biederman NQPI Editorial Intern Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory sits tucked away within the walls of an unobtrusive brick building that extends some way into the hillside at the center of the main campus. This facility blends in with surrounding buildings, yet it attracts researchers from some of […]

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June 5, 2018 at 11:43 amResearch

Carter Reaches 45-Year Career Milestone at Edwards Accelerator Lab

Don Carter repairs a high voltage module for use in powering a particle detector at the Edwards Accelerator Lab.

Built into a hill on the Ohio University upper campus, the Edwards Accelerator Laboratory is Nuclear Instrumentation Engineer Don Carter’s dream career destination. Carter has spent the past 45 years as one of two engineers who manage the electrical and mechanical systems on a daily basis. Whether it is replacing […]

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May 1, 2018 at 3:09 pmNews Research

Doctoral Physics Students Share Interests in Fundamentals of the Universe

Doctoral Physics Students Share Interests in Fundamentals of the Universe

Ohio University’s Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics hosted an Open House recently at the John C. Edwards Accelerator Lab. Doctoral students working with faculty members associated with INPP and the Physics & Astronomy Department shared their research and findings in an afternoon poster session. Visitors and participants were invited […]

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September 15, 2017 at 7:31 pmResearch

Edwards Accelerator Lab Hosts ‘Discovery and Wonder’ Event

Dr. Thomas Massey prepares the cloud chamber

Nuclear physicists at Ohio University’s Edwards Accelerator Laboratory  welcomed the public to an open house event recently as part of “Obscura Day,” an annual celebration hosted by Atlas Obscura, a collaborative organization founded in 2009 and based in New York City. The web-based atlas of destination stories, hosted events, and […]

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May 15, 2017 at 4:49 pmNews