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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HL-LHC magnet endurance test further confirms niobium–tin’s resilience

A full-size, US-produced HL-LHC quadrupole magnet based on niobium–tin technology has passed a critical endurance test, another step towards confirming the technology’s viability inside accelerators

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Accelerators
19 July, 2022

HL-LHC magnet endurance test further confirms niobium–tin’s resilience

A full-size, US-produced HL-LHC quadrupole magnet based on niobium–tin technology has passed a critical endurance test, another step towards confirming the technology’s viability inside accelerators

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Accelerators
14 July, 2022

Autopsy of an LHC beam dump

For the first time at CERN, an autopsy has been carried out on a radioactive beam dump. Inspection of the inner workings of the device helped the teams to find out more about how materials behave under the impact of high-energy beams

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Accelerators
08 June, 2022
Accelerators
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08 June, 2022

What will the future LHC beam dumps be made of?

A new experiment has been performed at the HiRadMat facility to test various materials that could be used in the LHC and HL-LHC beam dumps

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Accelerators
08 June, 2022

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