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LHC prepares for new achievements

After an outstanding performance, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the accelerator complex and the experiments are now stopping for two years for major improvements and upgrading.

Press release
Accelerators
03 December, 2018
Accelerators
Press release
03 December, 2018

CERN Accelerator School - High-Gradient Wakefield Accelerators

Registration is now open for the CERN Accelerator School’s course on High-Gradient Wakefield Accelerators, to be held in Sesimbra, Portugal from 11 March to 22 March 2019

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Accelerators
30 November, 2018
Accelerators
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30 November, 2018

Crystal cleaning the LHC beam

In October, for the first time, crystal collimators were used to improve the performance of the beam cleaning process at the LHC during a physics run

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Accelerators
27 November, 2018
Accelerators
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27 November, 2018

LHC Report: entering the last week of the heavy-ion run

The one-month 2018 heavy-ion run has just one week left to go

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Accelerators
27 November, 2018
Accelerators
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27 November, 2018

So long, Linac2, and thanks for all the protons

After 40 years of service, the linear accelerator has shut down and passed the baton to Linac4, which will take over as the first link in the accelerator chain

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Accelerators
13 November, 2018
Accelerators
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13 November, 2018

LHC report: make way for the heavy ions

The first collisions of lead nuclei mark the start of a new LHC heavy-ion run

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Accelerators
13 November, 2018
Accelerators
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13 November, 2018

Time for lead collisions in the LHC

The first collisions of lead nuclei mark the start of the latest LHC heavy-ion run

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Accelerators
09 November, 2018
Accelerators
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09 November, 2018

High-Luminosity LHC: we’re halfway there

The HL-LHC is shaping up to be a worthy successor to the LHC, which is having another spectacular year

Opinion
Accelerators
29 October, 2018
Accelerators
Opinion
29 October, 2018

Final lap of the LHC track for protons in 2018

The LHC’s proton run came to an end on Wednesday 24 October with an excellent result of 160 fb-1 of data accumulated since the start of 2015

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Accelerators
24 October, 2018
Accelerators
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24 October, 2018

Halfway to high luminosity

Halfway between launch and start-up, what is the status of the High-Luminosity LHC project?

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Accelerators
23 October, 2018
Accelerators
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23 October, 2018