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Completion of pressure tests in the LHC

The final pressure test in the LHC took place in sector 6-7 on 27 October. The pressure tests are the last step before the cooling of each sector

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Accelerators
28 October, 2020
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28 October, 2020

The PS key has been handed back to the Operations group

On 23 October, the PS returned to the Operations group’s hands. Beam commissioning in the accelerator is scheduled for 1 March 2021

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Accelerators
28 October, 2020
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28 October, 2020

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
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14 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: CERN’s newest accelerator awakens

Linac 4 has taken over from the retired Linac 2 as the first accelerator in the LHC injection chain

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Accelerators
20 August, 2020
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20 August, 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
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11 August, 2020

LS2 Report: The High-Luminosity LHC is ready for injection

A new beam absorber, developed for high luminosity, has been installed in the LHC

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Accelerators
24 July, 2020

The first accelerators are back in action

It’s the end of Long Shutdown 2 for the PS Booster, the first accelerator to be recommissioned, alongside Linac 4

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Accelerators
08 July, 2020
Accelerators
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08 July, 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

CERN Accelerator School: Mechanical Materials Engineering | 2 - 14 November 2020

Registration is now open for the CERN Accelerator School’s course on Mechanical Materials Engineering for Particle Accelerators and Detectors, 2 – 14 November 2020, Sint-Michielsgestel, Holland

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Accelerators
30 June, 2020
Accelerators
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30 June, 2020