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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

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

Science Cafe: Brune on ‘Cosmic Cooking: Origin of Elements,’ Jan. 21

Dr. Carl Brune

Science Café presents Dr. Carl Brune on “Cosmic Cooking: the Origin of Elements” on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room. Atoms are the building blocks that make up the world around us. These small units of matter are composed of nuclei and electrons, with […]

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January 21, 2015 at 7:00 pmEvents

USDOE Grant Provides Additional Security at Edwards Accelerator

USDOE Grant Provides Additional Security at Edwards Accelerator

By Gretchen Gregory From Compass The Office of Risk Management and Safety has been awarded two grants from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling $210,000 to upgrade security systems at the Konneker Research Center and Edwards Accelerator Laboratory. “These additional security measures will allow continued research with restricted equipment and […]

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October 2, 2014 at 4:04 pmNews

Kornilov Takes a Closer Look at a Fission Neutrons Emission Mechanism

Kornilov Takes a Closer Look at a Fission Neutrons Emission Mechanism

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Nikolay Kornilov, a visiting scholar in the Department of Physics and Astronomy has written a monograph, ‘Fission Neutrons: Experiments, Evaluation, Modeling and Open Problems,’ recently published by Springer Publishing. ‘Fission Neutrons’ provides methods for precise measurement of neutron spectra, methods of data evaluation and […]

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September 2, 2014 at 12:30 pmResearch