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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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15 January, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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09 December, 2020

New schedule for CERN’s accelerators and experiments

The schedule for the current long shutdown (LS2) has had to be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Accelerators
27 November, 2020
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27 November, 2020

LS2 Report: Linac3 tests new equipment for higher-intensity beams

Linac3 is already producing lead-ion beams to test some crucial new equipment that could significantly increase beam intensity and quality

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Accelerators
24 November, 2020
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24 November, 2020

First LHC sector reaches nominal temperature

Sector 4-5 of the LHC has now been cooled with superfluid helium to a temperature of 1.9 K (−271.3 °C)

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Accelerators
24 November, 2020
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24 November, 2020

LS2 Report: first beam inside the upgraded HIE-ISOLDE facility

Upgrades and repairs of the HIE-ISOLDE linear accelerator will enable experiments to delve deeper than ever into the physics of radioactive isotopes

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Accelerators
10 November, 2020
Accelerators
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10 November, 2020

LS2 Report: waiting for antiprotons...

In the AD hall, a beam of H- ions has reached the GBAR and ALPHA experiments, marking the end of the installation of new transfer lines from the ELENA deceleration ring

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Accelerators
28 October, 2020
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28 October, 2020