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Under pressure

29 Apr 2013 | Image | This heavy collaring press - now being tested at building 180 - pushes magnet components into place

LHC electrical tests: Increase the potential

25 Apr 2013 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | Electrical-quality-assurance testing of superconducting circuits is underway in sector 3-4 of the LHC

The LHC at level best

9 Apr 2013 | Update - For the public | Katarina Anthony | CERN surveyors have taken new measurements of the height of the LHC magnets in the tunnel, to see how geological shifts may be affecting the machine

Survey work continues

28 Mar 2013 | Image | Work continues on the LHC, as a surveyor checks the alignment of magnets in the accelerator

Superconductivity

25 Feb 2013 | Engineering page | Below a certain temperature, materials enter a superconducting state and offer no resistance to the passage of electrical current

LHC access required: Time estimate ~ 2 years

18 Feb 2013 | Update - For the public | Cian O'Luanaigh | On Saturday at 8.25am the crew in the CERN Control Centre extracted the beams from the LHC, ending the machine’s first three-year running period

On the case

13 Feb 2013 | Image | A technician practices opening a spare LHC magnet casing in preparation for work during the Long Shutdown of the LHC

Warmer amps for the LHC

27 Aug 2012 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | CERN is working together with an Italian company to develop superconducting cables that can function at temperatures of up to 25 K (-248°C)

Next-generation magnets: Small, but powerful

27 Aug 2012 | Update - For the public | A CERN-Fermilab team has developed a new magnet that will be a valuable asset to the HL-LHC, the next step of for LHC machine

Magnets for the High Luminosity LHC: Small but powerful

27 Aug 2012 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | A CERN-Fermilab team has developed a new magnet that will be a valuable asset to the HL-LHC, the next step of for LHC machine

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