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Published on Nature the new results of SPARC_LAB

The SPARC_LAB research team at the Frascati National Laboratory has recently demonstrated that the plasma-based acceleration technique allows to obtain an high-quality particle beam, comparable to the beams produced in traditional accelerators.

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TEX, an X-band test facility at LNF

TEX (TEst stand for X-band) is the new infrastructure at LNF, co-funded by the LATINO project, devoted to the radiofrequency (RF) in X-band and, in general, to the development of all the technologies and systems related to a particle accelerator.

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The Resmini award to Gemma Costa

Gemma Costa’s PhD thesis, “Design study of plasma targets for laser-driven wakefield acceleration experiments”, has been selected as one of the winners of the “Francesco Resmini” National Prize for the year 2021. The prize is awarded to PhD students with a thesis in the field of Accelerator Physics and New Technologies.

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Sultan Dabagov awarded in Moscow

Sultan Dabagov has been awarded by the Ministry of Science and Research of the Russian Federation at the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (NRNU MEPhI) with a medal “for the contribution in the achievements of NRNU MEPhI”.

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Bruno Touschek Memorial Symposium 1921-2021

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Bruno Touschek, INFN National Laboratory in Frascati, Sapienza University of Rome and Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei celebrate his extraordinary scientific career, organizing a special Symposium that will take place on 2-3-4- December 2021.

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EuPRAXIA@SPARC_LAB User Workshop 2021

The first EuPRAXIA@SPARC_LAB User Workshop 2021 took place in hybrid mode with more than 140 international (from nine different countries) and domestic participants connected online over the two full days on October 14th and 15th, 2021.

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Accelerators for medical physics: new diagnostic tools using synchrotron radiation

Improving the tools available to the scientific community for medical diagnostics is one of the objectives of the research carried out by INFN through projects related to the physics of accelerators. The synchrotron light produced by the DAFNE accelerator of the Frascati National Laboratories is used for the analysis of materials including biological tissues, to identify their characteristics and define new strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of tumors.

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