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National Funded Projects

Ministry of Development

Electron Accelerator and Radiation Laboratory (TARLA) (http://tarla.org.tr)
Ankara University
Project Period: 
2016 – continue
Project Manager:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Avni Aksoy
Universities as Project Partner: Middle East Technical University, Bilkent University, Koc University
Project Team: 
26 researcher

Turkish Accelerator Center Technical Design and Test Laboratories  (http://thm.ankara.edu.tr)
Project Format: Disseminated National and International Project (YUUP) / Interuniversities Project
Coordinator: Ankara University
Universities as Project Partner: Gazi University, Istanbul University, Bogazici University, Doguş University, Uludag University, Dumlupınar University, Eskisehir University, Osmangazi University, Erciyes University, Nigde University, S. Demirel University and Gebze Technical University
Project Period: 2006-2015
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Omer Yavas
Project Team: 156 researcher (78 graduate student, 78 post-doc researcher)

Project members who died in an plane crash in Isparta at 2007.

TAEA (Turkish Atomic Energy Agency)

Beam Dynamic and Beam-Beam Interaction Studies within CERN CLIC Electron-Positron Collider

For CLIC Project homepage click.

Manager: Prof. Dr. Omer Yavas
Project Team: Asst. Prof. Dr. Avni Aksoy, Dr. Ozlem Karslı, Engineer Burak Koç, Dr. Bora Ketenoğlu, Physics Engineer Hande Mirza (Ankara Uni.), Prof. Dr. Suat Özkorucuklu (Istanbul Uni.), Prof. Dr. İlhan Tapan, Asst. Prof. Dr. Ercan Pilicer, PhD student Ayşegül Uşun (Uludag Uni.), Prof. Dr. Haluk Denizli, Research Asst. Ali Yılmaz (Abant Izzet Baysal Uni.),   Asst. Prof. Dr. Zafer Nergiz (Nigde Uni.), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Dogan (Baskent Uni.), Research Asst. Mert Sekerci (S. Demirel Uni.).
Project Period: 24.05.2013-24.05.2017 (4 years)
Subject and Importance: The CERN CLIC electron-positron collider with TeV energetic mass center energy is the world's largest linear collider project, planned to be aired in the 2020s and the technical design work of the plant was carried out between 2013-2017. The purpose of the project is the participation of Turkish scientists in the CLIC project, which is carried out with international collaboration, to contribute to the CLIC project in terms of bunch dynamics and bunch-beam interactions, which are very important in representation of our country and accelerator design and to carry out information and experience transfer for national accelerator projects.

European Union Funded Projects

European Research Centers  as Project Members
Coordination Center: Elettra-Sincrotrone (Trieste, Italy)
Local Coordinators:
Asst.Prof. Dr. Avni Aksoy
ProjectPeriod: 2018-2021 (4 years)
Subject and Importance: TARLA/IAT (Institute of Accelerator Technologies)  is responsible for the  achievement of WP6 (Beam Dynamics and Start-to-End Modeling) work package. This work package engages the data of executed in all other work packages. The studies of research centers and universities from 11 different countries of the world is coordinated within the work package.

European Research Centers  as Project Members
Coordination Center: HZDR (Dresden, Germany)
Local Coordinators:
Asst.Prof. Dr. Avni Aksoy, Prof. Dr. Pervin Arıkan
ProjectPeriod: 2017-2021 (5 years)
Subject and Importance: CALIPSOPlus brings together 22 synchrotron radiation installations and a free electron laser facility in Europe and aims to provide access to the world's leading radiation sources for all researchers and industry in Europe.

AB FP-7 Projects
Coordinated Access to Light Sources to Promote Standards and Optimizaton (CALIPSO)

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European Research Centers  as Project Members: ELETTRA (Italy), ALBA (Spain), AU (Denmark), CNRS (France), DESY (Germany), DIAMOND (UK), EMBL (Germany), ESRF (France), HZDR (Germany), KIT (Germany), INFN (Italy), MAX IV (Sweeden), PSI-SLS (Switzerland), RU (The Netherlands), DOLARIS (Poland), SOLEIL (France), STFC (UK), TAC-TARLA (Turkey), XFEL (Germany)
Coordination Center: ELETTRA (Trieste, Italy)
Local Coordinators: 
Prof. Dr. Omer Yavas, Prof. Dr. Pervin Arıkan
Project Period: 2013-2015 (3 year)
Subject and Importance: Free Electron Laser and Bremsstrahlung Radiation Facility (TARLA) based on Electron Accelerator, which is established in Ankara University with the support of the Ministry of Development and with the cooperation of universities, which provides training and research support to the project team and facility users, also provides technical and scientific cooperation between the light source centers.