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A NEW ALLY IN THE SEARCH FOR DARK MATTER: AT INFN LNF A LARGE-SCALE SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET IS BACK IN OPERATION

   On January 19, 2024, the Cryogenic Facility Service group at LNF completed the final operations, which lasted over a month, to cool down to 4 Kelvin and reignite a superconducting magnet with a diameter of three meters and a length of over two meters. The magnet had been previously used as part of the detector for the FINUDA experiment, which recorded electron-positron collisions in the early 2000s produced by the DAFNE accelerator.

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LNF Beam Test Facility– Call for beamtime proposal – 2024 Half 1

We are glad to inform you that the LNF – Beam Test Facility (BTF) will be opened for external users’ beamtime in the date range: February 12, 2024 (week 7) up to June 2, 2024 (week 22) We thus invite all interested colleagues to submit beamtime requests. The submission period will be closed on January 12, 2024. please refer to https://btf.lnf.infn.it/btf-call-2024h1/ and to https://btf.lnf.infn.it/schedule-beam-request/request-beam-time/ for getting informed about call and proposal submission rules. LNF provides EUROLABS funding for users access.

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SIDDHARTA-2 at DAFNE is hunting the kaonic deuterium

The DAFNE collider and the SIDDHARTA-2 experiment are preparing for a well-deserved vacation after completing the initial data taking phase dedicated to measurements of kaonic atoms, in particular to the first measurement in the world of the kaonic deuterium.

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WORKSHOP of the DEUPAS PROJECT at LNF

On July 4th and 5th, the Frascati National Laboratories hosted the scientific workshop of the regional project DEUPAS “Ultrasensitive Determination of Pathogens by Spectroscopy”, a research program supported by the Lazio Region as part of the funding initiative named “2020 Research Groups – LazioInnova”.

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