University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab

Archive for 2011

Kaliber Imaging

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

PSL has been assisting the Kaliber Imaging Company with the development of a 3D Imaging System called the Mobility Monitor. It is a complete evaluation tool for assessing and tracking range of motion, gait and balance. (more…)

PSL helps with student project

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

PSL engineer Ken Kriesel is providing guidance to a team of Biomedical Engineering students as they develop an MRI Exerciser for Professor Naomi Chesler. (more…)

Daya Bay in “Physics Today”

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Physics Today featured a “news note” on the Daya Bay project activating the first two antineutrino detectors. (more…)

PSL Newsletter

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The Fall 2011 PSL Observer is now available online. (more…)

Daya Bay project announces first data

Monday, August 15th, 2011

The first two anti-neutrino detectors have acquired the first data for the Daya Bay project. This international project, of which PSL is a key member, will study anti-neutrinos emitted from the China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group power plant located about 55 kilometers from Hong Kong. (more…)

New PSL Office at WID

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

In order to serve UW-Madison campus better, the Physical Sciences Lab has added another on-campus office. Located in the great Town Center at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, we hope this new office is more convenient for you and your colleagues. (more…)

LBNE

Monday, June 27th, 2011

PSL continues work in the conceptual design of the Water Cherenkov Detector as part of the Long Baseline Neutrino Oscillation Experiment (LBNE). (more…)

First Tank Full at Daya Bay

Friday, May 13th, 2011

News from DayaBay is great: First antineutrino detector has been filled successfully. This sounds simple. It was anything but. (more…)

WiscSIMS

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

WiscSIMS, the Wisconsin Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer, is an instrument operated by the UW Madison Geology Dept. It is capable of analyzing sample spots of 10 microns to as small as 0.25 microns diameter, for isotopic composition, to precision of up to 100 parts per million. (more…)

PSL wants to help Small Businesses

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

PSL attended the National SBIR/STTR Spring Conference held in Madison at the Monona Terrace April 10th -13th, 2011. This conference helped small businesses prepare for the process of applying for government grants that help them develop technologically advanced products. (more…)