Support for ANDES

There is strong support for ANDES both in Latin America and worldwide. The letters obtained to date are listed hereafter and can be downloaded in 2 files: International and institutional support (5MB PDF, low resolution) and Latin American commitment (4MB PDF, low resolution).

International and institutional support

  • Memorandum of Understanding signed during the first ANDES workshop (includes the signaturs of the director of Modane, the emeritus director of Homestake, the spokespersons of SuperNEMO and Edelweiss II).
  • EBITAN (Entidad Binacional Túnel Agua Negra), supported the ANDES laboratory in its Xth meeting
  • Support and interest by latin american institutions:
    • CONICET, Argentina
    • Comisión Asesora Grandes Instrumentos, MinCyT, Argentina
    • Universidad de La Plata, Argentina
    • Universidad de San Juan, Argentina
    • ANDES Unit in CLAF
    • Universidad La Serena, Chile
    • Gobierno de la provincia de San Juan, Argentina
    • CONICYT, Chile
    • Gobierno de la provincia de Elqui, Chile
    • Gobierno de la región de Coquimbo, Chile
  • Support and interest by representatives of latin american scientists and institutions:
    • Claudio Dib, representing groups from 4 Chilean universities
    • Juan Carlos D’Olivo, High Energy Physics Network, Mexico
    • Ronald Shellard, CBPF and SBF vice director, Brazil
    • Eduardo Charreau, ANCEFN president, Argentina
    • Francisco Tamarit, AFA president, Argentina
  • Support from scientists and international experiments:
    • Stephen Adler, Princeton
    • M. Miller, A. Garcia, University of Washington
    • Bob Svoboda, LNBE Spokesperson
    • Nigel Smith, SNOLAB Director
    • Kunio Inoue, KamLAND Spokesperson
    • Hiro Ejiri, Former RCNP Director
    • Yoichiro Suzuki, Kamioka Director, Super Kamiokande Spokesperson
    • Takaaki Kajita, ICRR Director
    • P. Brink et al., DM modulation
    • D.A. Harris, K. McFarland, MINERvA Spokespersons
  • Interest and support, with specific interest for collaboration and instrument installation in ANDES:
    • Jennifer Thomas, SuperNEMO CB Chair
    • Daniel Santos, MIMAC Spokesperson
    • Kai Zuber, COBRA Spokesperson
    • J. Conrad, M. Shaevitz, DAEDALUS Spokespersons
    • A. Galindo-Uribarri et al., ORNL

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Latin american commitment

Interest in collaborating to the construction and operantion of the ANDES laboratory by latin american groups:
  • Argentina:
    • IFLP, UNLP
    • Neutrones y Reactores, CAB
    • Partículas y Campos, CAB
    • Bajas Temperaturas, CAB
    • Instituto Geofísico Sismológico Volponi, San Juan
    • ITeDA, CNEA-CAC
    • I&D – PNGRR, CNEA-CAC
    • Física Experimental Altas Energías, UBA
    • Instituto de Matemática Aplicada, San Luis
    • Empresa SOLYDES
  • Brazil:
    • Rede Nacional de Física de Altas Energias
    • ICE, UFRJ
    • IFRW, UNICAMP
    • ICRA, CBPF
    • Neutrino Physics group, UFABC
    • HEP, PUC Rio
    • Instituto de Física, USP
  • Chile:
    • CCTVAL, UTFSM
    • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
    • Universidad de Santiago de Chile
    • Dpto Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad de Concepción
    • ICFM, Universidad Austral
  • Mexico:
    • Instituto de Biotecnología, UNAM
    • Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM
    • Grupo Astropartículas, UMSNH
    • FCFM, BUAP

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