FAIR

The new accelerator facility FAIR is under construction at GSI. Learn more.

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GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung

GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH operates a unique large-scale accelerator for heavy ions. Researchers from around the world use this facility for experiments that help them make fascinating discoveries in basic research. In addition, they continually develop new and impressive applications.

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Copyright: RI Research Instruments GmbH
FAIR GmbH recently commissioned the German-Swiss consortium comprising RI Research Instruments GmbH, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, and Ampegon AG, Turgi, Switzerland, with the construction of 14 cavities for the accelerator ring SIS 100. The two bidders, who already have extensive experience in cavity construction with linear accelerators, HF amplifiers and in power supply unit construction, asserted themselves in the tendering procedure. The acceptance of the first cavity is planned for the beginning of next year.



FAIR – Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research

In the next few years the new international accelerator facility FAIR, one of the largest research projects worldwide, will be erected at GSI. At FAIR an unprecedented variety of experiments will be possible. Thereby physicists from all around the world will be able to gain new insights into the structure of matter and the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to the present.
Learn more about FAIR: GSI about FAIR or FAIR web page

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Cancer Treatment with Ion Beams

GSI is the birthplace of a new form of cancer treatment. This development was the result of many years of research in conjunction with GSI’s large ion-beam accelerator system. The advantage of this new treatment modality is that the ion beam selectively damages tumor tissues while sparing the surrounding healthy tissues.
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The Creation of New Elements

Chemical elements are produced in stars and stellar explosions. Elements are the building blocks of all materials that surround us – including every atom of our bodies. The universe is also home to a large number of atoms that do not occur on earth. One of the key tasks of the researchers at GSI is to attempt to create previously unknown elements.
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