APS in the Argonne News


Argonne News 2001 Articles

Argonne News is the Argonne weekly employee newsletter. This page contains Argonne News articles that focus on the APS.

Physical society honors 2 Argonne scientists (Jan. 22)
The American Physical Society has awarded fellowships to Argonne scientists Geoffrey T. Bodwin (HEP) and Efim Gluskin (APS-XFD).

David Moncton returning to Argonne full time (Feb. 5)
David Moncton, associate laboratory director for the Advanced Photon Source (APS), is returning to Argonne full time after a two-year stint as executive director of the Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) project at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Moncton to lead new X-ray project (Mar. 26)
David E. Moncton, Associate Laboratory Director for the Advanced Photon Source (APS), has agreed to accept an appointment as senior scientist and advisor to the laboratory director.

Sciences will merge in university's new building (Apr. 23)
The largest science building in the history of the University of Chicago will complement Argonne's initiatives in nanoscience.

APS study could boost search for diabetes cure (Apr. 30)
Juvenile diabetes, which is currently affects more than 700,000 Americans, may be at least one stop closer to prevention as a result of recent research performed at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source.

Laser breakthrough results in record light beam (May 21)
A new world's record for most energetic beam of light has been set by scientists and engineers at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source using a fully operational, mirrorless free-electron laser.


Six to receive university's highest honor (Jun. 18)
Five Argonne employees and one retiree will receive University of Chicago Distinguished Performance Awards at a ceremony at Argonne-East Thursday, July 12.

New lens could help detect tumors earlier (Jul. 16)
A new approach to cancer detection is being developed at Argonne. Using a copper crystal lens, researchers expect to find tumors no larger than a grain of rice.

DOE seeks 2002 funds for first stage of nanocenter (Jul. 23)
The Department of Energy has asked for funding in FY 2002 for the nanoprobe portion of Argonne's proposal for a Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM). This involves building a new beamline at the Advanced Photon Source.

Cell's protein factories yield their secrets (Oct. 8)
Biologists working at Argonne's Structural Biology Center (SBC) recently examined components of protein factories called "ribosomes" at resolutions high enough to determine the position and interaction of individual atoms.

Gibson named associate lab director for APS (Oct. 22)
J. Murray Gibson has been appointed associate laboratory director for the Advanced Photon Source (APS).

Virginia student, 17, becomes youngest APS user (Nov. 26)
Last summer, then-17-year-old Achintya Madduri became the youngest-ever user of the Advanced Photon Source (APS), one of the world's premier sources of high-energy X-rays for scientific research.