Sector 24 Update
Last Fall, the APS offered staff and resident users the ability to tour the synchrotron storage ring while it was being assembled. In October, the magnets for Sector 24 were in place and proof is in the picture of Kay Perry standing in front of them during the tour. Behind her, the yellow curtain marks Sector 23 components which were undergoing bake out to remove everything which could interfere with vaccuum. Prior to Laboratory closure for the holidays, the front ends were slotted into the place and the last (of the 200) modules were been installed. The APS has released some video of the process. Storage ring commissioning will begin soon. Stay tuned.