TABLE A.2 University Accelerators


Beam Characteristics








Research Areas

Florida State University Tandem Lilac

Protons, light to medium heavy ions

2-10 MeV/u

Superconducting cavities Polarized lithium beam

Nuclear structure and decay Spin effects in nucleus-nucleus collisions

State University of New York at Stony Brook Tandem-Linac

Protons, light to medium heavy ions

2-10 MeV/u

Superconducting cavities

Nuclear structure Heavy-ion reactions Atom trapping and spectroscopy

University of Notre Dame (IN) Accelerator Facility

Protons, light to medium heavy ions

2-21 MeV 0.1-8 MeV/u

Radioactive beams Intense low-energy stable beams

Nuclear structure and reactions Fundamental symmetries Nuclear astrophysics

Texas A&M University Cyclotron Institute K500 Superconducting Cyclotron

Protons, light to heavy ions

2-70 MeV/u

Intermediate-energy heavy ions Selected radioactive beams

Nuclear structure and reaction dynamics Nuclear astrophysics with radioactive beams Fundamental symmetries

University of Washington Tandem Linac

Protons, light to medium heavy ions

2-16 MeV 2-10 MeV/u

Superconducting cavities Terminal ion source

Nuclear reactions with heavy ions Tests of fundamental symmetries

Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (NC) Tandem Accelerator

Protons, light ions, neutrons, photons

1-10 MeV/u

High-resolution light-ion beams Polarized beams

Fundamental symmetries Inter-nucleon reactions and light nuclei Nuclear astrophysics

University of Wisconsin Tandem Accelerator

Protons, light ions

2-12 MeV 1-7 MeV/u

Polarized beams

Few-body systems Fundamental symmetries Spin degrees of freedom in nuclei

Yale University (CT), Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory Tandem Accelerator

Protons, light to heavy ions

1-40 MeV 1-15 MeV/u

High-resolution beams

Nuclear structure Heavy-ion reactions Nuclear astrophysics

The Indiana University Cyclotron Facility is active in areas of beam-cooling technologies and polarized proton beams. Two cyclotrons provide protons with energies up to 200 MeV for direct beams, as well as serving as the injector complex for the Cooler Ring. This ring can accelerate protons to an energy of 500 MeV. In addition, the Cooler Ring has a state-of-the-art electron-cooling system capable of providing high-resolution, very dense beams. A new synchrotron injector into the Cooler was recently completed, providing a two-orders-of-magnitude increase in beam intensity. Distinguishing characteristics of the facility include polarized beams in all machines and internal polarized gas-jet targets in the cooler.

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