A wide Angular-Range Chopper Spectrometer at the SNS

Here is a general interest news report about ARCS, which appeared in the Jan. 2002 issue of Engineering and Science, an official publication of the California Institute of Technology. It was written by Doug Smith of Caltech, who has a unique sense of humor. Nevertheless, there is no such thing as bad publicity.

Here is the ARCS proposal as submitted to the Department of Energy in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format.

Here is a link to the 1.0 release for the ARCS software:

Here is a link to the beta release for the ARCS software:

Additional Reference Material in Adobe Acrobat .pdf format:

News Items

National Meetings of ARCS Team


Principal Investigator

Brent Fultz
mail 138-78
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125
626 395 2170

Instrument Scientist

Doug Abernathy
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008 MS6474
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6474
865 576-5105