User Facilities at a Glance

NP User Facilities

The Nuclear Physics program supports the following national scientific user facilities:

Argonne Tandem Linac Accelerator System (ATLAS)

at Argonne National Laboratory

ATLAS is a leading facility for nuclear structure research in the United States providing a wide range of beams for nuclear reaction and structure research to a large community of users from the US and abroad.

Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF)

at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

CEBAF is a world-leading facility in the experimental study of hadronic matter, used by scientists to probe the interior of the nucleus to study its properties.

Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC)

at Brookhaven National Laboratory

RHIC is a world-class scientific research facility which hundreds of physicists from around the world use to study what the universe may have looked like in the first few moments after its creation.

Last modified: 11/9/2015 8:57:35 PM