Memorandum of Understanding: Scientific cooperation with University of Salerno to be intensified


Perspectives and opportunities for future cooperation with the University of Salerno were the focus of a visit by Professor Paolo Giubellino, Scientific Director of FAIR and GSI. The aim is to intensify the scientific exchange between researchers. In order to promote scientific and technological cooperation between GSI/FAIR, the University of Salerno (UNISA) and the department of physics, a “Memorandum of Understanding“ (MoU) has now been concluded.

The MoU concerning the collaboration on nuclear and accelerator sciences and technologies and other scientific domains of mutual interest has been signed between the GSI/FAIR, represented by its Scientific Managing Director Professor Paolo Giubellino, the University of Salerno, represented by its Rector Professor Vincenzo Loia, and the Department of Physics. represented by its Director Professor Salvatore De Pasquale. The ceremony has been held at the University Campus in Fisciano with the presence of Professor. Luca Lista, Director of the section of Napoli of the Italian National Nuclear Physics Institute (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, INFN).

This collaboration will start soon with activities at the University of Salerno in the framework of cryogenic testing of superconducting magnet modules for SIS100, the large FAIR ring accelerator currently under construction. In this framework mutual exchange of researchers and students is foreseen to improve the mutual knowledge in the field of cryogenic facilities devoted to superconducting magnets for particle accelerator.

“This will be only the first step for a wider cooperation on the development of several technologies in the field of nuclear physics´”, the parties jointly announced. (BP)