Linac 3

Linac 3 to carry argon for the first time

21 Mar 2013 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | In preparation for a physics run in 2015, the source for Linac 3 is being adapted to carry argon ions

Heavy metal: Refilling the lead source for the LHC

4 Feb 2013 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | Every two weeks, ion-source physicist Detlef Küchler refills the lead source for the LHC with pure lead 208

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

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