Anaïs Schaeffer

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LS2 Report: increased cryogenic power at LHC Point 4

At LHC Point 4, a refrigerator that cools helium from room temperature to 4.5 K (-268.65 °C) has undergone major improvements in preparation for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
14 October, 2020
Accelerators
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14 October, 2020

CERN begins to manufacture its own surgical masks

In the search for a more reliable and economical solution, CERN has procured a machine to manufacture surgical masks

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At CERN
13 October, 2020

LS2 Report: All interconnections in the LHC have been closed

The DISMAC project is coming to an end: the last of the 1232 interconnections was closed in August and the cool-down of the machine will now begin

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Accelerators
16 September, 2020
Accelerators
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16 September, 2020

LS2 Report: Further upgrades for the PS

Two new internal beam dumps and a new septum magnet have been installed in the PS as part of the LIU project

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Accelerators
11 August, 2020
Accelerators
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11 August, 2020

Back to school in a new building

The Jardin des Particules, the crèche and nursery school run by the Staff Association, is moving into a new building

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At CERN
10 August, 2020
At CERN
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10 August, 2020

Oliver Brüning becomes the new HL-LHC project leader

Oliver Brüning takes over from Lucio Rossi at the helm of the HL-LHC project as of 1 July

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Accelerators
02 July, 2020

LS2 Report: A new schedule

As a result of the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the injectors will restart at the end of the year and the LHC will restart in autumn 2021

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Accelerators
24 June, 2020
Accelerators
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24 June, 2020

HL-LHC equipment installed on both sides of the ALICE experiment

Novel cryostat units have been installed for the High-Luminosity LHC to allow insertion of room-temperature collimators in the LHC’s 1.9 K cryostats

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Accelerators
22 April, 2020

CERN laser technology used for telecommunications

A Dutch start-up will deploy structured laser beam technology in mobile telecommunication networks

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Knowledge sharing
09 April, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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09 April, 2020

LS2 Report: Consolidation of the LHC’s external beam dumps

The LHC’s external beam dumps are currently being upgraded ready for Run 3

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Accelerators
11 March, 2020

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

AWAKE: More plasma = more acceleration

A new type of plasma cell, known as a helicon cell, is being studied for AWAKE. The aim is to generate a greater quantity of plasma in one go

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Experiments
26 November, 2019
Experiments
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26 November, 2019