Anaïs Schaeffer

Anaïs Schaeffer is a reporter for the CERN communications group.

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The SPS beam dump

On 7 March, beams were circulated in the SPS for the first time this year. In this article, we reflect on the successful commissioning of the accelerator’s new beam dump

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Accelerators
25 April, 2022
Accelerators
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25 April, 2022

7th Geneva Engage Awards honour Indico event platform

The open-source tool Indico, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has won CERN the “special award for effective and innovative online meetings”

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Computing
08 February, 2022

LS2 Report: The new LHC collimators

During LS2, 16 new collimators have been installed in the LHC ready for the next run and above all for the future HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 September, 2021
Accelerators
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28 September, 2021

LS2 Report: Accelerated beams in the SPS

The SPS accelerated its first LHC-type beam in May and is now sending beams to the North Area, where the physics season has started

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Accelerators
12 August, 2021
Accelerators
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12 August, 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

The superconducting coils for the 11 T dipoles have been delivered

35 niobium–tin superconducting coils have been manufactured as part of a fruitful collaboration with the company General Electric. They will be used in the 11 T dipoles for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 April, 2021

New panoramic photographs of CERN

A total of 3 588 new panoramic photographs of the Meyrin and Prévessin sites, taken at the end of 2020, are now available on CERN’s GIS portal

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At CERN
14 April, 2021
At CERN
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14 April, 2021

LS2 Report: FASER is born

FASER, the Forward Search Experiment, has been installed in the LHC tunnel during Long Shutdown 2. It is currently being tested and will start taking data next year

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Experiments
24 March, 2021
Experiments
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24 March, 2021

LS2 Report: Beams circulate in the PS Booster

The PS Booster successfully received its first beams from Linac4 in December. The PSB team is now preparing the machine for acceleration

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Accelerators
12 January, 2021
Accelerators
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12 January, 2021

LS2 Report: Review of a rather unusual year

COVID-19 has undoubtedly had an impact on the activities and schedule of LS2. Nevertheless, the accelerators are now starting up again

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Accelerators
14 December, 2020
Accelerators
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14 December, 2020

Four CERN technical apprentices in the class of 2020

CERN’s final-year apprentices obtained their diplomas in spite of the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 crisis; two of them received prizes from the "Union industrielle genevoise"

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At CERN
04 December, 2020

New schedule for CERN’s accelerators and experiments

The schedule for the current long shutdown (LS2) has had to be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Accelerators
27 November, 2020
Accelerators
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27 November, 2020