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Dr. Kachulis graduates, paper highlighted in PRL

Congratulations to Chris for having his dark matter search featured in Physical Review Letters as an Editor’s Suggestion. On March 30, Chris defended his thesis. He was accompanied by enthusiastic friends and family. On the other side of the shirt … Continue reading

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Hyper-K Electronics Team

During the summer of 2017 we completed testing of an FPGA based TDC married to a board carrying the QBEE custom ASIC. Here is our final meeting and a picture of the setup. Jin-Yuan Wu, Y. Hayato, Ed K., Angie … Continue reading

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Special group meeting guest

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Scenes from the Super-K 20th Anniversary

Wei, Mark, Ed, Alec, Chris K., Flor, Jim, Chris W., Kate, Jen were all there. For more photos go to…

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Congratulations to Dr. Gustafson

The anticupcake was annihilated by eating, not by interaction with another cupcake.

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Just before the Nobel Ceremony

Here is a group photo of the Super-Kamiocollaborator guests of the laureate. From left: Masato Takita, Yoshitaka Itow, Ed Kearns, Hank Sobel, Takaaki Kajita, Hank Sobel, Yoichiro Suzuki, Kenzo Nakamura, Masayuki Nakahata. and a greeting to Ed’s PY 251 students!

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Breakthrough Prize for Super-K and T2K

Super-K, K2K and T2K (the latter two combined) were recognized along with Daya Bay, KamLAND and SNO by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation, a relatively new award.  The awarded for Super-K  was received by Kajita and Suzuki, with authors of the … Continue reading

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Dinner with the future laureate

Clockwise from left: Dan Gastler, Ed Kearns, Nobel Laureate Takaaki Kajita, Wei Wang, Mike Litos,  Jen Raaf, and Fanny Dufour.

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Kajita and McDonald win Nobel for neutrino oscillations

The discovery of neutrino mass and neutrino oscillation has finally been recognized by the Physics Nobel Prize! The 2015 prize goes to Takaaki Kajita from Super-K and Art McDonald from SNO, recognizing our studies of atmospheric neutrinos and solar neutrinos … Continue reading

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Dinucleon decay into pions published and highlighted.

Jeff Gustafson’s search for dinucleon decay into pions was published and listed as an Editor’s Suggestion by Physical Review D. His search in three modes was negative but set new lifetime limits more than two orders of magnitude more restrictive … Continue reading

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