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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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22 April, 2018

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, 2018

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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09 March, 2018

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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13 February, 2018

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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12 December, 2017

How to produce the purest argon ever?

CERN is helping to align and test a 350-metre column to produce extra-pure argon for a dark-matter search experiment

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30 November, 2017
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30 November, 2017

New life for an old technology: canted cosine theta magnets

CERN is developing a corrector magnet for the High-Luminosity project that has a peculiar design (to say nothing of its name…)

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10 October, 2017
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10 October, 2017

How can superconductors contribute for a greener future?

An international group of students found new applications of superconductors during the Superconductor Hackathon at CERN

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10 October, 2017
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10 October, 2017

Crab cavities get into their shells

The two crab cavities have been put in their helium vessels and are currently being installed in their cryostat

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26 September, 2017
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26 September, 2017

The melody of magnets

On the occasion of the EUCAS 2017 conference, superconducting magnets and cavities were turned into musical instruments

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25 September, 2017
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25 September, 2017