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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
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12 August, 2021

New magnets for FAIR tested at CERN

CERN has strong partnerships and collaborations with laboratories and research infrastructures in the Member States. One recent example saw superconducting magnets for the future FAIR facility at Germany’s GSI laboratory being tested at CERN

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Accelerators
11 August, 2021
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11 August, 2021

FCC feasibility study comes into focus

CERN’s fastest-growing collaboration is crystallising an ambitious proposal to tackle the big questions at the heart of particle physics

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Accelerators
08 July, 2021
Accelerators
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08 July, 2021

Millimetric precision for a Future Circular Collider

A team of CERN surveyors have performed geodetic measurements in the framework of the Future Circular Collider feasibility study

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Accelerators
29 June, 2021

Qualifying HL-LHC magnets and cavities at Uppsala University

Uppsala University is upgrading its FREIA Laboratory, initially constructed for the ESS project, to test superconducting magnets and crab cavities for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
24 June, 2021

CERN Accelerator School: Introduction to Accelerator Physics | 25 September - 8 October 2021

Registration is open until 18 August for the CERN Accelerator School’s course “Introduction to Accelerator Physics”, 25 September - 8 October 2021, Chavannes de Bogis, Switzerland

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Accelerators
15 June, 2021
Accelerators
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15 June, 2021

The High-Luminosity LHC project takes shape at Point 1

The construction of an underground cavern at Point 1, which will house equipment for the High-Luminosity LHC, has been successfully completed

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Accelerators
09 June, 2021

Accelerators meet gravitational waves

Physicists discuss the possibility of using particle accelerators to detect or even generate gravitational waves

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Accelerators
03 June, 2021
Accelerators
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03 June, 2021

Why the LHC magnets are blue – and other colourful accelerator questions answered

Are all LHC magnets blue? Who decides the colour of a magnet and on what basis? What does the small purple one do? See our answers below

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Accelerators
19 May, 2021

The superconducting coils for the 11 T dipoles have been delivered

35 niobium–tin superconducting coils have been manufactured as part of a fruitful collaboration with the company General Electric. They will be used in the 11 T dipoles for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 April, 2021