Category Archives: General

IAXO in the “Physics Beyond Colliders” Kick-off Workshop

The “Physics Beyond Colliders” Study Group was recenlty launched by CERN Management to explore the opportunities offered by the CERN accelerator complex and infrastructure to get new insights into some of today’s outstanding questions in particle physics through projects complementary to … Continue reading

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IAXO in Germany

The German community interested in IAXO gathered at DESY, Hamburg, on May 24th. The meeting had the aim to discuss the physics cases that can be investigated with IAXO, as well as the status of the project and next steps. In … Continue reading

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IAXO workshop in Frascati

Italian IAXO collaborators are organizing a IAXO workshop in Frascati on April 18-19th. The workshop is intended to simulate the large italian community of the theoretical physicists, particle physicists, astrophysicists, cosmologists, ect, in particular from INFN, INAF, ASI and the … Continue reading

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Interview with T-REX PI Igor G. Irastorza in El Heraldo de Aragón

This week has been one of intense exposure in the media. Here is an interview with the T-REX principal investigator Igor G. Irastorza in the last page of sunday’s newspaper El Heraldo de Aragón: an acknowledgement of the research being … Continue reading

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Aragón Government acknowledges T-REX project

Together with the other six ERC project PIs of the U. of Zaragoza, T-REX PI Igor G. Irastorza was received by the President of the Aragón Government. The act has been covered by the regional and national media: The news … Continue reading

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Paper on the IAXO pathfinder system in JCAP

The new IAXO pathfinder system, installed in CAST in 2014, has been taking data during all 2015 with outstanding performance. The signal to noise ratio (SNR) of the system has been the best ever in the history of the experiment. … Continue reading

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Axions in the “Martes Cuánticos”

The “Martes Cuánticos” is a forum of discussion on recent results on quantum physics in the Faculty of Science of the University of Zaragoza. Last one was devoted to axionsRiesen Aqua Aufblasbare Wasserpark: A la caza del axión, Igor G. … Continue reading

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The new “IAXO pathfinder system” at CAST

This year has been an important one for our group. The new long-awaited “IAXO pathfinder” system has been finally (and successfully) installed in CAST. It consist of a newly built x-ray optics coupled to a low-background Micromegas detectors. The optics … Continue reading

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IAXO in the media

A similar note about IAXO has appeared (in Spanish) in the spanish newspapers El Mundo, Aragón digital, in the scientific news agency SINC, as well as in the web page of RTVE.    

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IAXO in the CPAN

An article about IAXO and axions has appeared in the News section of the web of CPAN (Spanish Center for Nuclear and Particle Physics). You can read it here (in Spanish).  

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