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An important milestone: Groundbreaking ceremony for the FAIR accelerator facility

By GSI. Published on 20 July 2017 in:
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The construction of the international accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research) has begun. The start of building construction and civil engineering work is a crucial moment for one of the largest construction projects for scientific research worldwide. On July 4, 2017, the groundbreaking ceremony was held for the large ring accelerator SIS 100, which will be the key component of the future accelerator facility FAIR. The construction site is located to the northeast of GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt.

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Inauguration of the New Scientific Managing Director of GSI and FAIR

By GSI. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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At a ceremony held in Darmstadt, Professor Paolo Giubellino was introduced as the first joint Scientific Managing Director of GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH and Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (FAIR GmbH). The festive inauguration ceremony was held at the Darmstadtium science and congress centre in Darmstadt (DE). The guests included numerous politicians, university representatives, and partners from the organisation’s international scientific collaborations.

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13th SPARC Topical Workshop

By e-EPS. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The 13th SPARC Topical Workshop will take place between 16th and 20th September 2016 at Marian Smoluchowski Institute of Physics of the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland.

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First component delivered for FAIR’s ring accelerator

By FAIR. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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Delivery of components commences for the center-piece of the future FAIR facility in Darmstadt, the 1,100-meter-long ring accelerator. The components are being developed and produced all over the world. The first component to be delivered was a bunch compressor, which was manufactured by Aurion Anlagentechnik GmbH in Seligenstadt, Germany, on the basis of advanced developments by GSI. GSI will first subject the bunch compressor to extensive acceptance tests.

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Jörg Blaurock appointed new Technical Managing Director of FAIR and GSI

By FAIR. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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As of 1 February 2016, Jörg Blaurock became the first joint Technical Managing Director of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research) and the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe GmbH (FAIR GmbH) in Darmstadt. Prior to this he had been working in international large-scale plant construction for over 20 years, overseeing full planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of large technical facilities worldwide. He is now moving from General Electric in Stuttgart to Darmstadt.

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FAIR 2014 – A vibrant EPS Conference on the future of nuclear science

By Klaus Peters. Published on 19 December 2014 in:
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Finding new forms of matter and understanding the formation of elements are only two of the many intriguing questions in nuclear research and drive the construction of FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research, http://www.fair-center.eu), one of the largest nuclear research facilities worldwide. FAIR14 focussed on the status and prospects of the experiments at FAIR.

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Conference on Science and Technology for FAIR 2014

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 25 July 2014 in:
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The International Conference on Science and Technology for FAIR in Europe 2014 will be held in Worms, Germany, from 13-17 October 2014.
FAIR is an international accelerator facility for the research with antiprotons and ions. It is ready to be built within the coming years near Darmstadt in Hesse, Germany. Further information is available on the FAIR website.
The scientific landscape has evolved in all fields of FAIR physics and it is high time…

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