Thomas Hortala

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Outreach award for initiative to teach high-school physics with CERN detectors in Spain

CERN microelectronics experts, secondary school teachers in Catalonia and researchers at the University of Barcelona have teamed up to facilitate the dissemination of Minipix detectors in Spanish secondary schools

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Knowledge sharing
25 November, 2022
Knowledge sharing
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25 November, 2022

CERN fundraising effort contributes to aiding Ukrainian civilians

The sum raised by the CERN personnel, the Directorate and the Staff Association contributed to the Swiss Red Cross’s essential humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine

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At CERN
04 November, 2022

A remedy against electron clouds inside particle colliders

An LHC quadrupole whose beam screen had been coated with a fine layer of carbon displayed minimal heat load in comparison to other magnets, constituting a promising step in eliminating electron clouds in future particle accelerators

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Engineering
26 October, 2022
Engineering
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26 October, 2022

Completion of the final civil-engineering works at HL-LHC Point 1: A new CERN facility is born

The construction of the last surface buildings for HL-LHC Point 1, including the underground connections to the HL-LHC cavern, is now complete

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At CERN
24 October, 2022

HL-LHC magnet endurance test further confirms niobium–tin’s resilience

A full-size, US-produced HL-LHC quadrupole magnet based on niobium–tin technology has passed a critical endurance test, another step towards confirming the technology’s viability inside accelerators

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Accelerators
19 July, 2022

AWAKE sows the seeds of controlled particle acceleration using plasma wakefields

The AWAKE collaboration has successfully seeded the self-modulation of a proton bunch, to control and stabilise plasma waves that can accelerate electrons with record gradients

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Experiments
18 July, 2022

HL-LHC magnet endurance test further confirms niobium–tin’s resilience

A full-size, US-produced HL-LHC quadrupole magnet based on niobium–tin technology has passed a critical endurance test, another step towards confirming the technology’s viability inside accelerators

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Accelerators
14 July, 2022

Home.cern, CERN Courier: New online resources on the Higgs boson

What’s so special about the Higgs boson? Why should I care? What’s next? If these questions torment you, head straight to home.cern.

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At CERN
01 July, 2022

Join CERN in a historic particle physics week

Tune in to celebrate ten years of Higgs research at the LHC with CERN on 3 and 4 July. If your hunger for physics hasn’t been satiated, stay to witness the start of Run 3 at the LHC on 5 July

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At CERN
20 June, 2022

The Swiss Federal Council holds an extramural session at CERN

The special session of Switzerland’s executive body was followed by an official visit by the President of the Confederation.

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At CERN
27 April, 2022

Farewell to two CERN club giants

Freddy Streun, co-founder of the CERN Ski club, and Norman Eatough, founder of the CERN Croquet club, are retiring from their club activities after decades of tireless service

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At CERN
26 April, 2022
At CERN
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26 April, 2022

The President of Croatia visits CERN

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At CERN
07 April, 2022
At CERN
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07 April, 2022