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There's more to CERN than the Large Hadron Collider. A series of accelerators work together to push particles to nearly the speed of light.

A brand new linear accelerator for CERN

9 May 2017 | Update - For the public | At a ceremony today, CERN inaugurated its linear accelerator, Linac 4, the newest accelerator acquisition since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

AWAKE: Making waves in accelerator technology

14 Dec 2016 | Update - For the public | Stephanie Hills | The AWAKE experiment has reached an important milestone in the development of a technique that could revolutionise particle accelerator design

Linac 4 reached its energy goal

7 Nov 2016 | Update - For the public | Stefania Pandolfi | CERN’s new linear accelerator (Linac 4) has accelerated a beam up to 160 MeV, its design energy

On Track: The latest news and results for AIDA-2020

1 Jun 2016 | Update - For scientists | Harriet Jarlett | A new bi-annual “On Track” newsletter provides news and results from the AIDA-2020 European project and the wider detector community

CERN launches Physics Beyond Colliders study group

24 May 2016 | Update - For scientists | CERN invites abstract applications for the workshop, which will investigate how CERN's accelerators can help solve questions of particle physics

A great start for the whole CERN accelerator chain

17 May 2016 | Opinion for CERN people | Frédérick Bordry | With physics data-taking under way this week at the LHC, I’d like to take a look at what’s been happening at the rest of the CERN accelerator chain.

Winter therapy for the accelerators

14 Jan 2016 | Update - For the public | Corinne Pralavorio | Hundreds of people were hard at work during the year-end technical stop as all the accelerators underwent maintenance and upgrade operations

Release the beams! Linac 4 hits the 50 MeV mark

26 Nov 2015 | Update - For the public | Linac 4 now reaching milestone energy of 50MeV to act as replacement for ageing Linac2, before taking over at head of accelerator chain in 2020

Accelerating News summer issue now available

19 Jun 2014 | Update - For scientists | Updates on EuCARD-2, ERC grants, and CRISP in Issue 10 of Accelerating News. Now available online

Accelerator experts meet in Germany

18 Jun 2014 | Update - For scientists | Christine Sutton | IPAC’14, the 5th International Accelerator Conference, has attracted more than 1500 accelerator experts this week to Dresden

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