Dr. Larry Masur has been appointed Vice President of Business Development, North America at Bruker Energy & Supercon, a developer and manufacturer of advanced superconducting materials and devices.
Month: July 2011
NASA Telescopes face budget crisis
As the Space Shuttle made its final flight, another arm of the US space program faces a bleak future.
Dippin’ Dots reacts to the marketplace
Would you like your coffee regular, black or pelletized? The question is important to the makers of Dippin’ Dots, those supercold beads of ice cream that are sold largely at ballparks and amusement parks and have become a staple of childhood summers.
CERN/ITER collaboration rescues Japanese magnet project
The iter newsline reports that when the March 2011 earthquake that devastated Japan dramatically disrupted a quality control step in the manufacturing process of the superconducting wires for the ITER magnets, swift action by CERN allowed the verification process to proceed.
US ITER SC magnet contract goes to General Atomics
The US ITER Project Office at Oak Ridge National Laboratory competitively awarded a multi-year contract to General Atomics to produce superconducting magnets for the central solenoid of ITER, an experimental fusion facility that aims to demonstrate the feasibility of fusion energy for the commercial power grid.
US Helium Reserve nearing depletion
Officials at the Federal Helium Reserve, the source of almost half of the US helium supply and more than a third of the world's, say that the reserve could exhaust its supply by 2020.
Hints of Higgs boson detected at Tevatron, LHC
Scientists of the CDF and DZero collaborations at Fermilab continue to increase the sensitivity of their Tevatron experiments to the Higgs particle and narrow the range in which the particle seems to be hiding.
Meyer Tool Certified for European Union PED Welding
This past October, five members of the Meyer Tool & Mfg., Inc. weld department spent an intensive two days welding test coupons while under the observation of Todd Ward of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSBCT).