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The High-Luminosity LHC project takes shape at Point 1

The construction of an underground cavern at Point 1, which will house equipment for the High-Luminosity LHC, has been successfully completed

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Accelerators
09 June, 2021

Accelerators meet gravitational waves

Physicists discuss the possibility of using particle accelerators to detect or even generate gravitational waves

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Accelerators
03 June, 2021
Accelerators
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03 June, 2021

Why the LHC magnets are blue – and other colourful accelerator questions answered

Are all LHC magnets blue? Who decides the colour of a magnet and on what basis? What does the small purple one do? See our answers below

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Accelerators
19 May, 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

LHC key handed back for operation

Two and a quarter years after it was delivered to the LS2 intervention teams, the key to the LHC is back in the hands of the Operations group

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Accelerators
24 March, 2021
Accelerators
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24 March, 2021

LS2 Report: CERN’s oldest accelerator awakens

The Proton Synchrotron accelerated its first beam on 4 March after a comprehensive two-year overhaul

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Accelerators
03 March, 2021
Accelerators
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03 March, 2021

LS2 Report: Making a movie of the PS beam

The new Beam Gas Ionisation beam profile monitor, installed in the Proton Synchrotron (PS) last month, will help accelerator physicists and operators gain new insights into the dynamics of the PS beams

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Accelerators
09 February, 2021
Accelerators
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09 February, 2021

Implementing a vision for CERN’s future

The 2020 update of the European strategy for particle physics forms the basis of CERN’s objectives for the next five years, explains Fabiola Gianotti

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Accelerators
04 February, 2021
Accelerators
Opinion
04 February, 2021

LS2 Report: Getting ready for the future of physics in the East Area

Upgraded beam lines will support existing and new collaborations in an environmentally savvy manner in one of CERN’s oldest facilities

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Accelerators
26 January, 2021
Accelerators
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26 January, 2021

Looking back on 50 years of hadron colliders

This week marks the 50th anniversary of collisions in CERN’s Intersecting Storage Rings, the first hadron collider ever built

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Accelerators
26 January, 2021
Accelerators
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26 January, 2021