Accelerators, beams and particles

Systems and components for creating, manipulating and testing beams of energetic particles.

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PHOTONIS Introduces a New High Quantum Efficiency Photocathode weblink


New Hi-QE Photocathode increases QE 50% over S20 types.

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Largest Hospital Chain in India Selects Varian Advanced Radiotherapy Equipment weblink

Varian Medical Systems International AG 19 May 2016

Palo Alto, CA., May 19th, 2016 – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has been selected by the Apollo Hospitals Group to supply 12 advanced medical linear accelerators and five brachytherapy systems as India’s largest private hospital chain rolls out a program to replace ageing cancer treatment machines.

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Physics World May 2016

IOP Publishing 29 Apr 2016

Zombie physics: When statistical analysis meets the undead

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Physics World April 2016

IOP Publishing 1 Apr 2016

Big daddies: The power of Rydberg atoms

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iseg Communication Server 2 - next level control weblink

iseg Spezialelektronik GmbH 21 Mar 2016

Together with the announcement of the new MMS - Crate Controller Series CC2x and the hardware control box iCSmini2, iseg now releases the new version of the embedded server hardware and operating system. This brings unified control and configuration ability to almost every iseg power supply hardware. 

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First EIGER X 16M in operation at the Swiss Light Source

DECTRIS Ltd. 16 Mar 2016

Villigen, November 2015: The macromolecular crystallography beamline X06SA at the Swiss Light Source (SLS), a synchrotron operated by Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), is the first one in the world to upgrade its detector to an EIGER X 16M.

When it just has to be fast: Small ultrasonic rotation stages

When it just has to be fast: Small Ultrasonic Rotation Stages

Physik Instrumente (PI) GmbH & Co. KG 3 Mar 2016

Compact, fast rotation stage are needed in industry and research, for example, for testing material, for beam guidance in microscopes or Beamlines, as well as for positioning measuring heads or eccentric pumps.


Physics World March 2016

IOP Publishing 1 Mar 2016

Physics for all: Building a more inclusive discipline


Physics World February 2016

IOP Publishing 1 Feb 2016

Bodily functions: The new science of network physiology

iseg high voltage at Super Kamiokande - a review weblink

iseg Spezialelektronik GmbH 25 Jan 2016

A short case study review of how iseg HV modules are applied at the Super Kamiokande Neutrino Detection experiment in Japan.

Fluid and Gas Feedthroughs / Ultrahigh Vacuum Service to 1x10E-10 Torr

Accu-Glass Products, Inc. 22 Dec 2015

Accu-Glass Products’ fluid feedthroughs are ideally suited for the efficient delivery of gases and/or cooling liquids into high and ultrahigh vacuum systems. Fluid feedthroughs are available in single or dual seamless tube configurations in 1/8 or 1/4 inch diameters, with wall thicknesses of .028 and .035 inch respectively.

ESS High Voltage Power Supply Module

iseg ESS High Voltage Power Supply - Current Sink and Source for Detector supply weblink

iseg Spezialelektronik GmbH 17 Dec 2015

The ESS module is a single channel high voltage power supply in MMS-system (Eurocard format) with 2-quadrant capabilities. It can be used as unipolar current sink and source, which perfectly covers requirements of electron optical systems or capacitive loads. 

The EIB finances the European synchrotron in Grenoble for 65M€

ESRF 11 Dec 2015 | Updated: 7 Jan 2016

With innovation as a main priority in its support of programmes of excellence in fundamental and applied research, the European Investment Bank (EIB) has decided to support the project ESRF- Extremely Brilliant Source (ESRF-EBS) to the level of 65 million euros.

Do you use integrated lasers? weblink

Laser Quantum Ltd 4 Dec 2015

What do you want from a laser supplier? Is price the only deciding factor?

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Allectra has designed a custom port aligner for Edinburgh University weblink

Allectra Ltd. 3 Dec 2015

Our customer needed to correct a sample loading misalignment and was looking for a port aligner for his load lock system.


Particle Tracing Simulations with COMSOL Multiphysics®

COMSOL 11 Nov 2015

Webinar presented by Dr. Edmund Dickinson, Application Engineer at COMSOL. Wednesday 11th November, 3pm (GMT)


Carter Manufacturing custom Stainless Steel Slewing Bearing after use in an Ultra High Vacuum for 6 years.

Carter Manufacturing Limited 30 Oct 2015

Carter Manufacturing custom Collimator Carrousel Bearing is still going strong after 6 years under extreme Ultra High Vacuum environmental conditions.

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X-ray vision deciphers archaeological mystery

ESRF 30 Oct 2015

Synchrotron light has pierced the mysteries of a small 17th Century metallic box thanks to X-ray imaging techniques developed at the ESRF. Scientists were able to virtually reconstitute, in 3D and with astounding resolution, the inaccessible contents of the very fragile and badly damaged box.

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Physics World November 2015

IOP Publishing 30 Oct 2015

Extremes in physics: Toughest lifeforms, strongest magnets, blackest materials

In this month’s Physics World: Extremes…

IOP Publishing 30 Oct 2015

Physicists, in fact all of us, love extremes. We’re captivated by the search for the longest, highest, quickest, smallest or brightest. There’s something intrinsically appealing about pushing boundaries to break records and establish new limits for what’s physically possible.

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