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More powerful protectors for higher luminosity

An important protection component for the High-Luminosity LHC has been successfully tested at the HiRadMat facility

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29 October, 2018
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FRESCA2: a record field for an extraordinary magnet

The FRESCA2 magnet, which will serve as a test station for the superconductors of the future, has set a new record of 14.6 teslas

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01 June, 2018

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

CERN successfully tests crab cavities, a key component of the High-Luminosity LHC

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29 May, 2018
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X-rays see all

Don’t miss the metrology laboratory’s open day on 6 June when its state-of-the-art tomograph will be on display

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16 May, 2018
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Honey, I shrunk the vacuum chambers!

A new technique developed at CERN will allow electron synchrotrons to operate at higher energies by reducing the diameter of the beam pipes

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02 May, 2018
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Crabs settled in the tunnel

After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing

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22 April, 2018
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The end of YETS: awakening from hibernation

The Year-End Technical Stop drew to a close on 9 March. Read about the LHC plans the last year of Run 2

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12 March, 2018
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Accelerator hibernation ends

As CERN’s winter shutdown draws to a close, watch this video to see what has been going on underground

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09 March, 2018
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Building 107: a safe space for chemicals

The new Building houses equipment for the surface treatment of vacuum equipment and the production of printed circuit boards

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13 February, 2018
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A 350-metre-tall tower to purify argon

CERN is participating in ARIA, a project to build a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon to be used in a dark-matter search experiment

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12 December, 2017
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