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First civil-engineering milestone passed for HL-LHC

Excavation of the two new shafts for the HL-LHC at points 1 and 5 of the accelerator has been completed

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25 January, 2019

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

A new power transformer joins CERN’s armada

After a long voyage, CERN’s newest and biggest power transformer is ready to reign over the BE2 electrical substation

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16 October, 2018
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16 October, 18

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

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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16 May, 18

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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2 May, 18

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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22 April, 18

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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12 March, 18

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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9 March, 18