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LHC report: Level best

The number of the events the detector can handle per bunch crossing is limited. Even so, LHCb wants to integrate as much luminosity as possible

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20 November, 2012
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20 November, 2012

LHC report: Ticking over

The past two weeks have seen luminosity production rates vary somewhat but the overall upwards slope has remained steady

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Accelerators
22 October, 2012
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22 October, 2012

LHC experiments already planning for long shutdown

ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb are looking ahead to the 20-month shutdown from February 2013

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Accelerators
18 September, 2012
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18 September, 2012

LHC collides protons with lead ions for the first time

The switch - a test for a longer proton-lead run scheduled for January to February 2013 - presented numerous technical challenges

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Accelerators
13 September, 2012
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13 September, 2012

LHC Report: Rocky XIV

The LHC has been in luminosity production mode for a couple of weeks - the total integrated luminosity for the year has passed 14 inverse femtobarns

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Accelerators
10 September, 2012
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10 September, 2012

Testing begins for CERN's future linear accelerator

Linear accelerator 4 will deliver particles to the Proton-Synchrotron Booster at more than triple the energy the current linac achieves

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Accelerators
29 August, 2012
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29 August, 2012

LHC Report: Timeout is over!

A 10% decrease in the LHC's peak luminosity can be explained by changing bunch intensities. Jan Uythoven reports

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Accelerators
27 August, 2012
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27 August, 2012

Summer running at the LHC

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has delivered over twice as many collisions to the ATLAS and CMS experiments this year as it did in the whole of 2011

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Accelerators
20 August, 2012
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20 August, 2012

LHC update: 3 August 2012

Good performance followed recovery from extended luminosity calibration runs

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03 August, 2012
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03 August, 2012

Proposal to use CERN accelerator for biomedical research

Discussions under way for possible re-use of LEIR accelerator

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Accelerators
23 July, 2012