Physics Core Facilities
Faculty of Physics
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Chair: Prof. Avishay Gal-Yam

Avishay Gal-Yam, Professor
Dept. of Particle Physics & Astrophysics
Phone: +972-8-934-2063, +972-54-768-8876
Fax: +972-8-934-2611
Office: Edna and K.B. Weissman Building of Physical Sciences, Room A277

The Physics Core Facilities at the Physics Faculty presently provide advanced technical support and consultancy to WIS scientists, students and technical staff in the following fields:

  • Electronics & Data Acquisition group

    Design and assembly of custom electronics & interfaces and their supporting software; computer-based integration of complex laboratory setups and instrument-repair services.

  • Instrument control, Algorithmics & Numerical Simulations

    Design of Instrument control; algorithms and simulations of complex physical problems; consulting in selection and assembly of commercial equipment

  • Accelerators & Experimental Facilities

    Operation & maintenance of accelerators & ion-sources; design, assembly and maintenance of experimental facilities and of high & ultrahigh vacuum systems; technical design; thin films; system-dedicated control units.

  • Advanced Technologies

    Conception, design & assembly of advanced experimental systems based on leading-edge technologies.

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  • Avishay Gal-Yam (Chair):
Tel: 08-9342063
Cell: 054-7688876
  • Lorne Levinson
    (Electronics & Data Acquisition team)
Tel: 08-9342084
Cell: 052-3391296
  • Enrico Segre
    (Instrument control, Algorithmics & Numerical Simulations)
Tel: 08-9342047
  • Yigal Shachar
    (Accelerators & Experimental Facilities)
Tel: 089342526
Cell: 054-2638893
  • Michael Rappaport
    (Advanced Technologies)
Tel: 089342048
Cell: 054-6408434

Faculty of Physics Weizmann Institute of Science