Protons smash lead ions in first LHC collisions of 2013

21 Jan 2013 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | Accelerator team declares "stable beams" as lead ions collide with protons in first LHC physics beams of 2013

The Low Energy Ion Ring

24 Jul 2012 | Accelerator | LEIR takes long pulses of lead ions from Linac 3 and transforms them into the short, dense bunches suitable for injection to the Large Hadron Collider

Proposal to use CERN accelerator for biomedical research

23 Jul 2012 | Update - For the public | Dan Noyes | Discussions under way for possible re-use of LEIR accelerator

Could LEIR serve biomedicine?

18 Jul 2012 | Update - For CERN people | At a recent brainstorming meeting at CERN, over 200 scientists discussed the possibility of modifying LEIR to serve the biomedical community

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