February 17, 2006

The Last TIP
By Nina Adelman Stolar

This is the last issue of The Interaction Point (TIP). TIP is making way for a daily on-line newsletter. As a SLAC employee, you will receive the first issue in your inbox on Monday, February 27.


The new SLAC Today daily on-line newsletter prototype.
(Image courtesy of Kelen Tuttle)


You can also find the newsletter on SLAC Today. Please encourage others to subscribe at this website as well!

Named after SLAC Today, this newsletter will offer all the Labís news and information in one place: everything from upcoming events and workshops to awards and announcements. See whole story...


A Positive Spin
By Heather Rock Woods

Beams with polarized particles greatly boost the physics output of high energy physics colliders. While it has been straightforward to make polarized electron beams, polarizing positrons is more difficult, especially in the case of linear colliders. The E-166 experiment has successfully demonstrated a technology to make a polarized beam of positrons for a future linear collider.

See whole story...


The Final Days for Final Focus Test Beam

The Final Focus Test Beam (FFTB) enters its final days this winter. See whole story...

SABER Offers FFTB Replacement

As SLAC prepares to remove FFTB and construct the LCLS, a dozen or so researchers and engineers are designing the South Arc Beam Experimental Region (SABER). See whole story...

DOE Science Bowl at SLAC

And the winners are...

First Place Team: The Harker School, San Jose
Second Place Team: Lowell High School, San Francisco
Third Place Team: Abraham Lincoln High School, San Jose

10-Year Service Awards

Certificate in Supervision Grads

Dancing on Ice
By Linda DuShane White

For inspiration look no further than GLAST where Project Controls Manager Linda Price is when she is at SLAC.

Before her workday begins, Price can be found in Redwood City practicing for ice skating competitions. See whole story...

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is managed by Stanford University for the US Department of Energy

Last update Friday February 17, 2006 TIP