Inter Timeline

Timeline of Inter

Timeline

2002

 
First Science and Technical Advisory CommitteeJuly 2002

2003

 
Detailed planning approvalMarch 2003
Approve initial instrument suiteJune 2003
Approve target station design conceptJuly 2003
First project boardOctober 2003
Complete earth moving and landscapingNovember 2003

2004

 
Complete access road 10October 2004
Complete R78 technical support buildingNovember 2004

2005

 
Begin R80 experimental hall constructionJanuary 2005
Complete R80 structural frameMay 2005
Complete target monolith foundationSeptember 2005
R80 weather-tightNovember 2005

2006

 
Complete R80 constructionMarch 2006

2007

 
Complete target services area structureJanuary 2007
Begin extracted proton beam installation in synchrotronFebruary 2007
Complete target services area equipmentDecember 2007
Complete target stationDecember 2007
Complete extracted proton beamSeptember 2007
First proton beam to target areaDecember 2007

2008

 
Begin instrument neutron guidesJanuary 2008
Begin first phase instrument detectorsMarch 2008
Begin instrument commissioningJuly 2008
First complete instrument installationJuly 2008
First measurable neutrons from targetJuly 2008
Target core fully operationalJuly 2008
Start of experimental programmeOctober 2008
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