FRIB In the News
The $730 million Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, under construction at MSU and expected to be fully operational in 2021, ensures the university will be at the forefront of rare isotope research for years to come. The facility also will draw world-class scientists here from around the world to conduct their research. And it will encourage entrepreneurs to locate here to capitalize on the science and the highly trained human capital.
MSU’s NSCL, FRIB, and high-tech businesses are the starting point for an ambitious initiative to broaden the Lansing region’s nuclear industry footprint. To the economic development leaders, this compact foundation is an opportunity for new cutting-edge businesses and high-paying jobs.
Proponents of the capital region say the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, or FRIB, a $730 million project funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy and being built at Michigan State University, creates an opportunity to make Lansing the particle accelerator capital of the country.
A roundup of the five developments in the Lansing area to keep an eye on, including the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.
SuperORRUBA detectors will play a big role in the JENSA experiment at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. It will form the main target for the proposed SEparator for CApture Reactions at the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams.