CHESS-U Magnet Program update
The CHESS-U upgrade requires the construction and installation in CESR of a large number (~100) of new magnets.
CHESS-U update: First Light in ID1A3
The first hutch constructed for the CHESS-U upgrade has begun commissioning and saw first light on January 31, 2018, a short 10 months after the contract with ADC Inc. to pre-fabricate the hutch enclosures was signed.
CHESS-U accelerator work update
Production of CESR accelerator components for CHESS-U is well underway.
CHESS-U is taking shape
Over six days this past September, two new hutches were installed in the L0 experimental hall of Wilson Lab.
Lt. Gov. Hochul announces $15M from state for CHESS upgrade
Hailing the retention and creation of 250 jobs as one of its most important benefits, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul formally announced Nov. 15 that the Cornell High Energy Synchrotron Source (CHESS), a National Science Foundation-supported facility, is the recipient of a $15 million grant from the New York State Upstate Revitalization Initiative.
RF transmitters move, make room for CBETA, CHESS-U
CHESS-U update: Here come the hutches!
Preparations for the arrival of the initial two CHESS-U hutches are well under way. The completed structure is now disassembled, waiting for CHESS riggers to arrive and bring to Wilson lab starting on September 25.
Summer projects heat up in Wilson Lab
The staff here in Wilson Lab have been very busy during our summer break from User Operations.