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Superconductors take centre stage

Superconductors are the primary focus of next week’s major EUCAS 2017 conference, which will also include events aimed at the general public

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12 September, 2017
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12 September, 17

HL-LHC short-model magnets tests are going full speed ahead

During the summer, the third of a series of short, 1.5-metre-long magnet models for the HL-LHC project was successfully tested

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29 August, 2017

The microscope that digs deep for answers

An elaborate nano-workstation for 3D imaging at CERN gives insights into what lies beneath the surface of materials

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08 August, 2017
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8 August, 17

The crown jewel of the HL-LHC magnets

The new quadrupole magnets designed for the insertion regions for the LHC upgrade exploit cutting-edge technological innovations

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20 June, 2017
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20 June, 17

How will SuShi protect the FCC?

A new shield septum magnet is being developed to protect the FCC machine from the beam’s extremely high energy

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01 June, 2017
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1 June, 17

CERN is keeping its ear to the ground

CERN has set up three seismic monitoring stations to listen to the earth’s vibrations and their impact on the LHC

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25 April, 2017
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25 April, 17

EYETS report: a cool preparation for the LHC

The re-filling of the arcs with liquid helium started last week, and the LHC is gradually being prepared for electrical tests at the end of the month

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28 March, 2017

Using a crystal to extract beam?

A new slow-extraction technique using a silicon crystal aims to reduce beam losses by a factor of four

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15 February, 2017
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15 February, 17

CERN develops cryogenic safety tool

Some 120 experts in cryogenic safety met at CERN for the first Cryogenic Safety Seminar. Their discussions included Kryolize, a new CERN technology

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14 November, 2016
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14 November, 16

Once upon a time, there was a superconducting niobium-tin...

The production of the new niobium-tin cables for the high-performance superconducting magnets of the HL-LHC is now in full swing at CERN

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25 July, 2016