A proposed $310-million project that will double the energy of the electron beam at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) achieved a critical milestone on November 9, 2007, when the Department of Energy approved the project's performance baseline.
Month: November 2007
LCFOA elects Grimm and Urbin to Board
The Linear Collider Forum of America (LCFOA) has elected Dr. Terry Grimm of Niowave and John Urbin of Linde BOC Process Plants to their Board of Directors. Urbin is a CSA board member and Grimm, a CSA member, received the prestigious Boom award from the Society.
“Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold” miniseries gets rave reviews
The miniseries Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold aired in late July on British BBC4 to rave reviews.
CSA member John Moeller publishes book
CSA member John Moeller, a cryogenic engineering consultant and owner, Trinity Technology, has published his personal account of the early days of the US space program, "From Malabar to the Moon," a hardcover book.
Phillip L. Korodi has joined Eden Cryogenics as Senior Designer
Phillip L. Korodi has joined Eden Cryogenics as Senior Designer. He has had an extensive career in the cryogenic industry. At Eden he will be responsible for vacuum insulated piping design and development over a variety of applications, including turnkey cryogenic systems.
Eden names Michael Dent Director of Business Development
Eden Cryogenics, LLC has named Michael Dent Director of Business Development, responsible for business development of major cryogenic and vacuum engineered systems and equipment.
CSA member Craig Morton retires from Air Liquide America Corp.
Long-time CSA member Craig Morton has retired from Air Liquide America Corporation, and after a 43-year career in industrial gas industry is available as a consultant. Contact him at ~firstname.lastname@example.org.
Percutaneous cryoablation may be alternative to surgery
Mayo Clinic researchers report that freezing kidney tumors through percutaneous cryoablation shows promise for patients who are not good candidates for surgery.
New company Cryox Limited starts up in July 2007
New company Cryox Limited was started in July 2007 on the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus by CLIK, the technology transfer arm of the UK Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC), one of Europe's largest multidisciplinary research organizations supporting scientists and engineers world-wide.
“Absolute Zero” documentary to premiere on PBS in January
Absolute Zero, a two-part documentary on the study of low temperatures, will premiere on PBS on January 8th and 15th, 2008 at 8:00 (check local listings).
SuperPower and ORNL deliver 2G wire
The world's first significant delivery of 2G wire was made possible by SuperPower and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, who were selected to receive a 2007 R&D 100 Award.
NASA Plum Brook builds world’s largest vacuum chamber
The world's largest vacuum chamber has been built by NASA Plum Brook.