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First storage ring for FAIR

Swedish CRYRING arrives at GSI



From the Manne-Siegbahn-Laboratory in Stockholm the first storage ring has been delivered to the future FAIR accelerator facility. The so called CRYRING has a diameter of 18 meters and will at first be assembled in cooperation with GSI at the existing GSI facility to conduct experiments and machine tests. In the long run it is planned to use it for research in atomic physics with slow antiprotons at FAIR. CRYRING is an in-kind contribution of Sweden to the FAIR facility, that is built in international cooperation at GSI.

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CRYRING is transported to GSI in several trucks.
Temporary storage for the ring that will be assembled next winter.
Up to now the ring has been used for research in Sweden.
Foto: G. Otto / GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Foto: G. Otto / GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Foto: Hakan Danared