DOE-SC approves Critical Decision CD-3b

Today Dr. Patricia Dehmer, the Department of Energy Office of Science acquisition executive for FRIB, has approved Critical Decision CD-3b: Start of Construction of the Accelerator and Experimental Systems for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) Project.

With this approval the FRIB Project Team is in an excellent position to finish the FRIB Project in the next six years and to realize the nuclear science community’s aspiration for an advanced rare isotope beam facility.