Professor Jorrit de Boer passed away.

Jorrit de Boer, outstanding physicist and retired professor of Ludwig
Maximilian University in Munich, passed away on February 1st, 2017. He was
a long term collaborator and a friend of Heavy Ion Laboratory.

Professor de Boer created an early implementation of the Coulomb Excitation analysis method (COULEX computer code) that became a cornerstone of many later codes and methods developed in Rochester and Warsaw (the GOSIA code) and elsewhere.


Laureate of the HIL prize

The jury of the  Heavy Ion Laboratory Prize, founded by prof. T. Inamura, at the meeting held on 16 January 2017, recommended a laureate of the seventh edition of the Prize.

The recommended laureate is Dr Katarzyna Hadyńska-Klęk.


More information on the Laboratory Prize is available here.

Call for proposals 2017

The next meeting of the HIL Program Advisory Committee will be held at HIL in Warsaw in March 2017. The information about final date will be announced soon.

By this message we would like to invite to submit proposals for new and continued experiments with the heavy-ion beams delivered by the U200-P cyclotron at Heavy Ion Laboratory, University of Warsaw.

This PAC will consider applications for the beam time allocation for the April, May, June and October, November and December 2017. Heavy Ion Laboratory, as a Transnational Access Facility, offers a financial support for external users within the HORIZON2020 ENSAR2 project.

The deadline for submitting Proposals and Letters of Intent is 6th of February 2017.

Please use the beam request form available at: The proposals should be sent to the Marzena Wolińska-Cichocka: mala(at)

The presentation of the proposals will take place in March 2017 at Heavy Ion Laboratory in Warsaw, Pasteura 5A, at the open PAC Meeting. The date and exact schedule of this meeting will be announced later.