Report on 23rd International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-23)

The twenty-third International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-23) was held in Boston at the Westin Copley Hotel from July 14 through July 19. Dr. Bruce Strauss was the General Chairman of the conference; Joe Minervini of MIT served as the Program Chair; Larry Masur of Bruker was the Exhibits Chair; and Suzanne Strauss was the Local Arrangement Chair. The conference was sponsored by the Council on Superconductivity (CSC) of the IEEE.

ILC candidate site in Japan announced

The International Linear Collider (ILC) site evaluation committee of Japan announced the result of assessment of two candidate sites in Japan in a press conference held at the University of Tokyo on August 23, 2013. They recommended the Kitakami mountains in the Iwate and Miyagi prefectures as a location.

Taylor-Wharton releases next generation of MicroBulk storage

Taylor-Wharton Cryogenics LCC has introduced a new generation of MicroBulk storage tanks. This new family of MicroBulk cryogenic storage vessels uses the latest cold stretch manufacturing technology with improved updated features and capabilities, addressing the efficient storage and dispensing needs of industrial, health care, laboratories and food production businesses engaged in higher volume gas and liquid applications.