Bite Size Science: The Cold Science of Cryogenics

  • Bite Size Science: The Cold Science of Cryogenics
    2022-08-11EDT12:30:00 ~ 2022-08-11EDT13:00:00
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Get more from your lunch break as you nourish your brain with the latest science, presented by experts at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. Join us for the Jefferson Lab Bite-Size Science lecture series, which features 30-minute virtual lunchtime presentations on lab-related science, engineering and technology topics presented by leaders in their field. The presentations are tailored to non-scientists and are brief, free, and feature a chat feature for Q&A with the presenters.

Synopsis: From peering deep inside the heart of the atom to revealing biological function in real time, hot research often requires some cold support. In this talk, Cryogenics Department Lead Jonathan Creel will discuss the basic science of refrigeration and how it applies to the super cold cryogenic systems that enable cutting-edge research around the world.

About the Speaker: Jonathan Creel attended Christopher Newport College’s Applied Physics, Old Dominion University Electrical Engineering, and George Washington University’s M.S. Engineering programs. He began his career at the Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate performing rotorcraft ground and flight research and development. Jonathan transitioned to JLab in 1998 and advanced to become Cryogenics Department Head in 2015. He has helped design, build, and operate large cryogenic facilities for Jefferson Lab, Michigan State University (MSU) National Superconducting LINAC, MSU Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Houston Manned Space Flight Center Very Large Vacuum Chamber for James Webb Testing, Stanford University Linac Coherent Light Source, and Brookhaven National Lab (BNL) RHIC Energy Savings Project, and BNL Electron Ion Collider.

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Kandice Carter
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