SPS

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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

SPS footage LS2

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Accelerators
Accelerators
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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

SPS experiments are back in action

Experiments restart at the Super Proton Synchrotron, CERN’s second-largest accelerator

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Experiments
12 August, 2021
Experiments
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12 August, 2021

SPS key back in the hands of the Operations group

After the PS, it is now time for the SPS to return to the Operations group’s hands. Beam commissioning in the accelerator is scheduled for 12 April 2021

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Accelerators
09 December, 2020
Accelerators
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09 December, 2020

NA63 makes crystal-clear study of radiation reaction

The NA63 collaboration has made a high-precision study of the phenomenon of radiation reaction, using particle beams and crystals

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Physics
22 September, 2020

NA64 explores gap in searches for axions and axion-like particles

The NA64 collaboration has conducted its first search for axions and axion-like particles, targeting an unexplored area

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Physics
22 June, 2020

The plot thickens for a hypothetical “X17” particle

Additional evidence of an unknown particle from a Hungarian lab gives a new impetus to NA64 searches

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Physics
27 November, 2019

LS2 Report: New fire protection equipment in the SPS

Work is in progress to modernise the fire protection system in the SPS

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Accelerators
10 December, 2019
Accelerators
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10 December, 2019

LS2 Report: Dissipating the electron clouds

Two teams are treating the vacuum chambers of selected SPS magnets to limit the electron-cloud phenomenon, which can disrupt the beams

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Accelerators
01 October, 2019
Accelerators
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01 October, 2019

NA64 casts light on dark photons

The NA64 collaboration has placed new limits on the interaction between a photon and its hypothetical dark-matter counterpart

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Physics
22 July, 2019
Physics
News
22 July, 2019