Honey, I shrunk the vacuum chambers!
A new technique developed at CERN will allow electron synchrotrons to operate at higher energies by reducing the diameter of the beam pipes
Crabs settled in the tunnel
After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing
The end of YETS: awakening from hibernation
The Year-End Technical Stop drew to a close on 9 March. Read about the LHC plans the last year of Run 2
Accelerator hibernation ends
As CERN’s winter shutdown draws to a close, watch this video to see what has been going on underground
Building 107: a safe space for chemicals
The new Building houses equipment for the surface treatment of vacuum equipment and the production of printed circuit boards
A 350-metre-tall tower to purify argon
CERN is participating in ARIA, a project to build a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon to be used in a dark-matter search experiment
How to produce the purest argon ever?
CERN is helping to align and test a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon for a dark-matter search experiment
New life for an old technology: canted cosine theta magnets
CERN is developing a corrector magnet for the High-Luminosity project that has a peculiar design (to say nothing of its name…)
How can superconductors contribute for a greener future?
An international group of students found new applications of superconductors during the Superconductor Hackathon at CERN
Crab cavities get into their shells
The two crab cavities have been put in their helium vessels and are currently being installed in their cryostat