High-Luminosity LHC

The High-Luminosity LHC is a project to increase the luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider by a factor of 10 beyond its design value by 2020.

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The SPS beam dump

On 7 March, beams were circulated in the SPS for the first time this year. In this article, we reflect on the successful commissioning of the accelerator’s new beam dump

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Accelerators
25 April, 2022
Accelerators
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25 April, 2022

New building for the Prévessin site

The new Building 937 in Prévessin, inaugurated on 10 November, becomes an additional centre of the BE-CEM group’s activities

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At CERN
23 November, 2021
At CERN
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23 November, 2021

Flexible and accessible, the HiRadMat facility celebrates its tenth anniversary

Since its construction in 2011, HiRadMat has been a unique experimental facility for testing materials under beam impact

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Experiments
05 November, 2021
Experiments
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05 November, 2021

Detectors for a new era of ATLAS physics

The New Small Wheel system joins the ATLAS experiment after nearly a decade of design and construction

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Experiments
09 November, 2021
Experiments
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09 November, 2021

The North Area is getting a fresh look

The North Area, part of the Super Proton Synchrotron complex, will see a major two-phased facelift in the upcoming years

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Accelerators
27 October, 2021
Accelerators
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27 October, 2021

Council delegates visit new High-Luminosity LHC infrastructure

On 23 September, 16 CERN Council delegates visited the new underground cavern at Point 1

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At CERN
28 September, 2021

CERN acquires four new buildings for the High-Luminosity LHC

Four buildings set to house technical infrastructure for the future accelerator were delivered to CERN by contractors between June and September

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At CERN
15 September, 2021

Qualifying HL-LHC magnets and cavities at Uppsala University

Uppsala University is upgrading its FREIA Laboratory, initially constructed for the ESS project, to test superconducting magnets and crab cavities for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
24 June, 2021

The High-Luminosity LHC project takes shape at Point 1

The construction of an underground cavern at Point 1, which will house equipment for the High-Luminosity LHC, has been successfully completed

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Accelerators
09 June, 2021

The superconducting coils for the 11 T dipoles have been delivered

35 niobium–tin superconducting coils have been manufactured as part of a fruitful collaboration with the company General Electric. They will be used in the 11 T dipoles for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 April, 2021