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TY - UNPB AU - Beeckman, W. AU - Antoine, S. AU - Forest, F. AU - Jehanno, P.J. AU - Jivkov, P. AU - Leray, M.J. AU - Milpied, X. AU - Nignol, C. AU - Popeko, A.G. AU - Tasset-Maye, O. AU - Utyonkov, V.K. ED - Zhao, Hongwei ED - He, Yuan ED - Li, Lu ED - Schaa, Volker RW TI - GFS-2 - The New Gas-filled Separator for Super-Heavy Elements in JINR. A Guided Walk through the Genesis of the Project from First Thoughts to Completion J2 - Proc. of HIAT2018, Lanzhou, China, 22-26 October 2018 CY - Lanzhou, China T2 - International Conference on Heavy Ion Accelerator Technology T3 - 14 LA - english AB - The brand-new Superheavy Element Factory at the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions (FLNR) in JINR, Dubna, is under completion, with the high-current DC-280 cyclotron installed, mapped and tested and first beams will be made available during the last term of 2018. To improve the efficiency of studies on heavy and superheavy nuclei, it will deliver a wide range of species with high intensity, which in turn require effective separators providing high suppression of unwanted reaction products. The first experiment fed by the cyclotron, GFS-2, is a universal gas-filled separator for synthesis and study of the properties of heavy isotopes, based on the QvDhQvQhD scheme. The presentation describes its study and design in close collaboration between FLNR and Sigmaphi, starting from the initial demand in 2015 and going through the different steps, up to its construction in 2017 and installation a few months ago. PB - JACoW Publishing CP - Geneva, Switzerland ER -