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Cool kickers for the HL-LHC

The first “MKI-Cool” was installed in early January – water-cooled ferrite cylinders will protect the LHC’s kicker magnets from increased heat load in the high-luminosity era

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

7.2-m-long niobium–tin quadrupole magnet manufactured at CERN reaches nominal current for the first time

The 7.2-metre-long version of this vital HL-LHC component reached nominal current plus an operational margin corresponding to a coil peak field of 11.5 T at 1.9 K during a test in SM18

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Accelerators
25 January, 2023
Accelerators
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25 January, 2023

The SM18 test facility in the HL-LHC era

SM18 is one of the largest magnet test facilities in the world. Dedicated to testing superconducting magnets and radiofrequency cavities, it is now waiting for the first HL-LHC components

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Engineering
07 December, 2022
Engineering
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07 December, 2022

A remedy against electron clouds inside particle colliders

An LHC quadrupole whose beam screen had been coated with a fine layer of carbon displayed minimal heat load in comparison to other magnets, constituting a promising step in eliminating electron clouds in future particle accelerators

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Engineering
26 October, 2022
Engineering
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26 October, 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
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

How to train your magnets

Magnet training for the LHC circuits will be completed by the end of the year

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Accelerators
28 September, 2021
Accelerators
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28 September, 2021

New magnets for FAIR tested at CERN

CERN has strong partnerships and collaborations with laboratories and research infrastructures in the Member States. One recent example saw superconducting magnets for the future FAIR facility at Germany’s GSI laboratory being tested at CERN

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Accelerators
11 August, 2021
Accelerators
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11 August, 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

LS2 Report: All interconnections in the LHC have been closed

The DISMAC project is coming to an end: the last of the 1232 interconnections was closed in August and the cool-down of the machine will now begin

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Accelerators
16 September, 2020
Accelerators
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16 September, 2020

Superconducting magnets of the future in the making at CERN

The latest CERN Courier details the promises and challenges of the new superconducting magnets being developed for increasing accelerator’s energy and luminosity

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Accelerators
22 May, 2020

Lucio Rossi receives a prize from the European Physical Society

The High-Luminosity LHC project leader has been awarded the EPS-AG Rolf Widerøe Prize for his major contributions to the field of applied superconductivity for accelerators

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Accelerators
20 May, 2020