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CERN’s oldest accelerator awakens: Bring on the beam!

Watch live as the Proton Synchrotron accelerates its first beam this week after a two-year comprehensive overhaul

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Accelerators
03 March, 2021

LS2 Report: Making a movie of the PS beam

The new Beam Gas Ionisation beam profile monitor, installed in the Proton Synchrotron (PS) last month, will help accelerator physicists and operators gain new insights into the dynamics of the PS beams

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Accelerators
09 February, 2021
Accelerators
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09 February, 2021

Implementing a vision for CERN’s future

The 2020 update of the European strategy for particle physics forms the basis of CERN’s objectives for the next five years, explains Fabiola Gianotti

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Accelerators
04 February, 2021
Accelerators
Opinion
04 February, 2021

LS2 Report: Getting ready for the future of physics in the East Area

Upgraded beam lines will support existing and new collaborations in an environmentally savvy manner in one of CERN’s oldest facilities

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Accelerators
26 January, 2021
Accelerators
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26 January, 2021

Looking back on 50 years of hadron colliders

This week marks the 50th anniversary of collisions in CERN’s Intersecting Storage Rings, the first hadron collider ever built

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Accelerators
26 January, 2021
Accelerators
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26 January, 2021

Xcitement down under: Australia gets first X-band facility

Half of a CERN high-gradient test facility embarks on a new life at the University of Melbourne

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Accelerators
15 January, 2021
Accelerators
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15 January, 2021

LS2 Report: Beams circulate in the PS Booster

The PS Booster successfully received its first beams from Linac4 in December. The PSB team is now preparing the machine for acceleration

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Accelerators
12 January, 2021
Accelerators
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12 January, 2021

ALICE takes leap forward with major new installation

The upgraded Muon Forward Tracker, one of ALICE’s main subdetectors, was installed in the cavern in December

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Accelerators
11 January, 2021
Accelerators
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11 January, 2021

LS2 Report: Review of a rather unusual year

COVID-19 has undoubtedly had an impact on the activities and schedule of LS2. Nevertheless, the accelerators are now starting up again

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Accelerators
14 December, 2020
Accelerators
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14 December, 2020

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