Research Groups and Organizations

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Argonne National Laboratory Physics Division ??

The Physics Division?s programs include operation of ATLAS as a national user facility, nuclear structure and reaction research, nuclear theory, medium energy nuclear research and accelerator research and development. The mission of Nuclear Physics is to understand the origin, evolution and structure of baryonic matter in the universe ? the matter that makes up stars, planets and human life itself. The intellectual challenges of this research represent some of the most fundamental challenges in modern science, shaping our understanding of both tiny objects at the center of the atom and some of the largest structures in the universe. The Division?s research focuses on innovative new ways to address these challenges.

Australian National University Dept. of Nuclear Physics ??

The Department of Nuclear Physics operates the premier laboratory in Australia for accelerator-based research in nuclear physics, providing and developing facilities for local staff and national and international outside users. The facilities are used for postgraduate and postdoctoral training over a wide range of research, from basic to applied.

Atomic Energy Society of Japan ?

?This organization promotes research and education on practical, non-violent, uses of nuclear energy for the betterment of mankind.

?Brookhaven National Laboratory: Nuclear & Particle Physics Directorate ?

Nuclear and Particle Physics (NPP) at BNL comprises the Collider-Accelerator Department (including the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory, NSRL), the Physics Department, the Instrumentation Division, and the Superconducting Magnet Division

CERN – European Organization for Nuclear Research ?

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world?s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. Its business is fundamental physics, finding out what the Universe is made of and how it works. At CERN, the world?s largest and most complex scientific instruments are used to study the basic constituents of matter ? the fundamental particles. By studying what happens when these particles collide, physicists learn about the laws of Nature

Cornell Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics (LEPP) ?

This organization concentrates on elementary particle physics, a branch of physics concerned with discovering how the universe evolved, and how the universe works (space, time, matter).? The organization is also committed to educating the public about physical science, their practical applications, and recent discoveries.?

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This organization creates its? own accelerators, detectors, and other equipment necessary to their studies in the field of particle physics.? It is a German national research center supported by the Helmholtz Association.


Fermilab U.S. Department of Energy?


This organization conducts research in the field of particle physics and astrophysics.? These two differing scientific viewpoints are both trying to explain the universe from different points of view based of the recreation on miniature ?Big Bang? experiments.


Idaho National Laboratory ?


This government sponsored laboratory conducts research in applied nuclear science, although research is multi-disciplinary the goal of this laboratory is to be come the pre-eminent nuclear energy laboratory in the world.


Innsbrook University: Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Radiochemistry? – (German)

Austrian University research program covering analytical chemistry and radiochemistry.

Institute of Particle Physics ?

This organization promotes research and education in the field of particle physics.? The organization funds high profile projects, prioritizes the research funded, and creating bonds between particle physics laboratories in Canada.? In addition the organization provides training and financial support to ensure the quality and availability of future particle physicist.

Intitut national de physique nucleaire et de physique des particules ?

The French National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics homepage.? The entire site is in French, there is no English page available at this time.

KEK: High Energy Accelerator Research Organization ?

This organization studies but nuclear and particle science from a variety of angles and participates in international programs of study.

Laboratory for Nuclear Science ?

This organization is supported by the Department of Energy and conducts nuclear and elementary particle physics research and is based out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Lancaster Particle Physics Group ?

This organization heavily collaborates with other research institutions world wide.? They helped develop and construct tracking devices and software for the ALTAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ?

This Department of Energy sponsored lab conducts a wider variety of research including nuclear science and fusion.? It is known for its? cutting edge research and multiple noble laureates.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ?

The laboratory does research in a wide range of discipline including nuclear and particle physics, nuclear chemistry, and radiochemistry.?

Los Alamos National Laboratory ?

The laboratory does research in a wide range of discipline including nuclear and particle physics, and radiochemistry.?

Many-Body Nuclear Dynamics Group ?

This research group is based out of the Indiana University Cyclotron Facility.? In their studies the Chemistry department of Indiana University continually develop and refine? sophisticated detectors and other necessary equipment.

Manchester Particle Physics Group ?

This organization has over 100 members.? This groups sponsors research and connects members who study both the theory and the application of particle physics.

National Institute of Standards and Technology Physics Laboratory ?

This resource is the official website of the National Institute of Standards and Technology? Physics Laboratory. This website provides an overview on their research projects and reference data on ?Radionuclide Half-Life Measurements? and ?Atomic Weights and Isotpic Compositions? two important facets components of nuclear physics.

National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at Michigan State University ?

This organization is one of the most well known laboratories in the fields of rare isotope research (radiochemistry) and nuclear science education.? Funding for the lab is provided the by the U.S. National Science Foundation and research is conducted not only by scientists at Michigan State University but by over 700 researchers from around the world.

Nuclear Energy Institute ?

This organization is part of nuclear energy and technologies industry and participates in policy making in the United States and on an international level.

Oregon State University Nuclear Chemistry Group ?

This university based research group studies phenomena in nuclear stability and the dynamics and thermodynamics of colliding nuclei.? In order to study these relationships they conduct experiments using nuclear fusion and nuclear fission.

Oxford Particle Physics ?

This organization is the largest university based particle physics group in the United Kingdom.? Research conducted is in the fields of particle physics and particle astrophysics.

Radiochemie, Philipps-Universit?t Marburg ?

This German Radiochemistry group which conducts interdisciplinary studies in physics, biology and chemistry at the same time using radiochemistry.

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory ?

Located in Oxfordshire this institute is well known for excellence in science.? It is a major contributor and supporter of the UK particle physics experimental program.

Saha Institute for Nuclear Physics ?

This Indian organization supports work in nuclear physics.? It was created to tap the potential of nuclear physics for the betterment of the people of India.

Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) ?

One of the most well known and respected research facilities doing work in the field of particle physics this facility houses a two-mile linear accelerator, one of the longest in the world.? Although the lab was originally dedicated solely to the study of particle physics research is now conducted on several other topics including the related fields of astrophysics and photon science.? Six research scientist at SLAC have received the Nobel Prize.? SLAC provides several learning opportunities to the public including a lecture series, the annual Regional Science Bowl for high school students and tours of the facility.

Sokendai ? – English

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This ?Japanese national university corporation features a graduate school in nuclear and particle physics.

The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility ?

This laboratory is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and focuses on nuclear physics.? The lab uses its? accelerator to conduct test for scientists from around the world.? Unique to the Jefferson Lab is the CEBAF, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility which uses beams of high-energy electrons to probe nuclei.

University of Illinois Nuclear Physics Group ?

This educational based physics group focuses on the structure and interaction between protons and neutrons and are attempting come up with a new Standard Model through the study of new particles in colliders and low-energy measurments.? In their quest for knowledge they build theoretical models and then test them through physical experiments.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ? Office of Nuclear Physics ?

This organization exists to cleanup sites where nuclear testing has occurred.? It also sponsors research in the field of nuclear physics to promote cleaner and more efficient forms of energy.? In addition the organization helps to create and enforce standards regulating the nuclear science community.

Weizmann Institute of Science Department of Particle Physics ?

This organization promotes research in the field of particle physics.? Research projects by members of the organization include both practical and theoretical experiments in elementary particle physics, heavy-ion physics, nuclear physics, and radiation detection physics.

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