After nearly four years spent on construction, the Carnegie Institute of Technology has announced the completion of its two and one‐half million dollar synchrocyclotron. The machine is now in operation and has produced protons at the 400 Mev level for which it was designed. Originally intended to operate at about half of its present energy, the accelerator was enlarged during the design state when it was discovered that higher energies would be required for meson production experiments. Financial support was provided in part by a gift from the Buhl Foundation and the remainder through contracts with the Office of Naval Research and the Atomic Energy Commission. The instrument will serve the research needs of scientists connected with Carnegie Tech's Nuclear Research Center at Saxonburg, Pennsylvania.

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