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,
The new SLAC Today daily on-line newsletter prototype.
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You can also find the
SLAC Today. Please
encourage others to subscribe at this website as well!
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...
RESEARCH YARD HIGHLIGHTS:
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...