Undergraduate Research at Jefferson Lab

As a Department of Energy National Lab, Jefferson Lab has a responsibility to help train the next generation of scientists. See the research projects students participating in the Department of Energy's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships program (SULI) and the Jefferson Lab/Old Dominion University Research Experience for Undergraduates program (REU) have been involved in!

Research Projects from the Summer of 2014

Extraction of F2N from E-D Scattering
Extraction of F2N from E-D Scattering

12 GeV Hall A Cooling System Analysis
12 GeV Hall A Cooling System Analysis

Recovery of Radiation Damage in Lead-Glass
Recovery of Radiation Damage in Lead-Glass

Photocathode Preparation Chamber
Photocathode Preparation Chamber

Analytic Solutions for Compton Scattering
Analytic Solutions for Compton Scattering

PMT Testing for the BigBite Detector Package
PMT Testing for the BigBite Detector Package

Automatic Surface Defect Detection
Automatic Surface Defect Detection

Silicon Photomultiplier Characterization
Silicon Photomultiplier Characterization

Evaluation of Multi-Anode Photomultipliers
Evaluation of Multi-Anode Photomultipliers

Integration of the APV25 Readout Electronics
Integration of the APV25 Readout Electronics

HF-free Electrolyte for Niobium Polishing
HF-free Electrolyte for Niobium Polishing

A Scintillating Fiber Detector
A Scintillating Fiber Detector

Nonlinear Beam Position Monitor
Nonlinear Beam Position Monitor

Driven Damped Simple Harmonic Oscillators
Driven Damped Simple Harmonic Oscillators

Emittance for Non-Gaussian Beam Distributions
Emittance for Non-Gaussian Beam Distributions

Effectiveness of Varying pH Rinsing Solutions
Effectiveness of Varying pH Rinsing Solutions

Pulse Reverse Electropolishing
Pulse Reverse Electropolishing

Comparing and Improving Quality Factor Data
Comparing and Improving Quality Factor Data

Evaluation of the P-V Sum Rule
Evaluation of the P-V Sum Rule

Heat Load and Run Time for CEBAF Linacs
Heat Load and Run Time for CEBAF Linacs

Electromagnetic Calorimeter Test Stand
Electromagnetic Calorimeter Test Stand

Single Spin Asymmetries
Single Spin Asymmetries

Simulation of the Hall C HMS Drift Chambers
Simulation of the Hall C HMS Drift Chambers

High-Speed Serial Communication
High-Speed Serial Communication

Automation of a Higher Order Modes Survey
Automation of a Higher Order Modes Survey

Response Maps of Position Sensitive PMTs
Response Maps of Position Sensitive PMTs

Automating Harp Wire Scanner Fit Algorithms
Automating Harp Wire Scanner Fit Algorithms

Analyzing Hammamatsu Multianode PMTs
Analyzing Hammamatsu Multianode PMTs

Research Projects from the Summer of 2013

Simulating Beam Target Windows
Simulating Beam Target Windows

Hadron Mass Corrections
Hadron Mass Corrections

Noise Correlation
Noise Correlation

Multi-Purpose Dark Box
Multi-Purpose Dark Box

Proton-Deuteron Drell-Yan Reaction
Proton-Deuteron Drell-Yan Reaction

Compton Scattering Chamber
Compton Scattering Chamber

Contamination Levels
Contamination Levels

Non-linear Multidimensional Optimization
Non-linear Multidimensional Optimization

Data Acquisition Components
Data Acquisition Components

LabVIEW Software Based Program
LabVIEW Software Based Program

Spin-Polarization of Helium-3 Target Cell
Spin-Polarization of Helium-3 Target Cell

Quark Parton Model
Quark Parton Model

Pretzelosity Distribution
Pretzelosity Distribution

Spin Precession Methods
Spin Precession Methods

Buffered Chemical Polishing
Buffered Chemical Polishing

Track Reconstruction in SoLID
Track Reconstruction in SoLID

Pulse NMR System
Pulse NMR System

Defect Detection
Defect Detection

Optimization of Slow Controls
Optimization of Slow Controls

Light Yield Measurements
Light Yield Measurements

Field Emission Characteristics
Field Emission Characteristics