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LS2 Report: consolidating the energy extraction systems of LHC superconducting magnet circuits

The energy extraction systems absorb the energy of the LHC magnets in case of a quench. Their consolidation is conducted in collaboration with two Russian institutes

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13 May, 2019

LS2 Report: before the return of the cold

All the links in the LHC’s cryogenic chain are being examined with a fine-tooth comb in order to detect and correct any issues

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30 April, 2019
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30 April, 2019

Moving out of Academia to industrial engineering

A round-table with CERN alumni focused on making the move from CERN to industry

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19 March, 2019

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
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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
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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, 2018

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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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, 2018

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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02 May, 2018