Super Proton Synchrotron

The 1980s: spurring collaboration

16 Apr 2014 | Opinion | Herwig Schopper | Former CERN Director-General Herwig Schopper recalls a decade of growth at CERN

The Super Proton Synchrotron

3 Dec 2013 | Image | A section of the Super Proton Synchrotron. Nearly 7 kilometres in circumference, it is the second largest accelerator at CERN after the LHC

High-powered manoeuvres

23 Apr 2013 | Update - For CERN people | Anaïs Schaeffer | This week, CERN received the latest new transformers for the Super Proton Synchroton

LS1 report: Across the accelerator complex

8 Apr 2013 | Update - For scientists | Simon Baird | The warm-up of the first LHC sector (5-6) is now complete; it is at room temperature for the first time in over three years

Long Shutdown 1: Exciting times ahead

8 Feb 2013 | Update - For the public | Caroline Duc | As the first and last proton-lead run of 2013 draws to a close, the extensive maintenance programme of the LHC's first long shutdown is about to start

UA2

24 Jan 2013 | Experiment | The UA2 detector on the Super Proton Synchrotron scrutinized proton-antiproton collisions for traces of W and Z particles

UA1

24 Jan 2013 | Experiment | The detector at Underground Area 1 scoured a billion proton-antiproton collisions from the Super Proton Synchrotron for traces of W and Z particles

The Super Proton Synchrotron

23 Jan 2012 | Accelerator | The second-largest machine in CERN’s accelerator complex provides a stepping stone between the Proton Synchrotron and the LHC

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