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LHC experiments prepare for summer conferences

CERN physicists are frantically analysing data in the run-up to ICHEP 2012, this year's major particle-physics conference in Melbourne, Australia

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Accelerators
27 June, 2012

LHC Report: Summer temperatures in the LHC

The LHC has delivered more collisions so far this year than in the whole of 2011 - so many it's overheating the magnets

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Accelerators
27 June, 2012
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27 June, 2012

LHC delivers more collisions than in the whole of 2011



Excellent accelerator performance and a higher running energy has ensured the LHC has delivered collisions quickly this year

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Accelerators
13 June, 2012

Full moon pulls LHC from its protons

The LHC is so large that operators have to correct for a surprising source of error - the moon's gravitational pull

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Accelerators
07 June, 2012
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07 June, 2012

Forty years of the PS Booster

The Proton Synchrotron (PS) Booster – a key accelerator in the CERN complex – is 40 years old this month

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Accelerators
30 April, 2012
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30 April, 2012

LHC Report: First collisions soon

On 16 March beams in the LHC reached the world-record energy of 4 TeV. Stable-beams mode is planned for 3 weeks from now

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Accelerators
06 April, 2012
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06 April, 2012

LHC physics underway at record collision energy of 8TeV

At 12.38pm CEST this morning, the LHC shift crew declared "stable beams"

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Accelerators
05 April, 2012

Trigger happy in Poland: Krakow hosts ISOTDAQ 2012

In February, Krakow hosted the third International School of Trigger and Data Acquisition (ISOTDAQ), which gives students practical TDAQ experience

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Accelerators
20 March, 2012

LHC report: Beam on

With powering tests finished, the LHC is being recommisioned to take beams in the first week of April

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Accelerators
19 March, 2012
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19 March, 2012

LHC Report: Preparing for 4 TeV

The cool-down and circuit testing in all LHC sectors restarted 3 weeks ago, and is going well

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Accelerators
20 February, 2012
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20 February, 2012