University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab

Archive for August, 2010

Flashlamp Power Supplies Undergoing Final Tests

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Late in 2006, the UW Physics department asked PSL electrical engineers to design and build a series of flashlamp power supplies for a novel laser system on the Madison Symmetric Torus (MST). The power supplies are complete, installed, and in their final phases of test. (more…)

Breaking the Ice

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

IceCube team preps for mission to finish construction on a South Pole project to unlock scientific mysteries. (more…)

Material Characterization System

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

The Physical Sciences Laboratory has partnered in the development of a terahertz-frequency regime (100-3,000 gigahertz) material characterization system by Benjamin Yang, Sarah Katz and John Booske of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (more…)