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Issue No. 36
From the Director
It's been a pleasure to welcome users back to CHESS after our very busy "summer down" period. Returning users will immediately notice that the experimental floor has changed dramatically. The CLEO particle physics detector has been removed (it is being loaded on a truck as I type) and the shield wall was replaced in a slightly different configuration to provide better access to D-Line and F3. This is a highly visible and critical first step in the CHESS-U upgrade project. Over the next two years, CHESS-U will upgrade CESR and reconfigure most of our x-ray beamlines and the experimental floor - while maintaining our user x-ray days each year. I encourage you to visit the CHESS-U website to read all about it.
-Joel Brock
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