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Next stop: the superconducting magnets of the future

Intensity tests have been successfully completed on the FRESCA2 magnet. It will serve as a test bench for the development of more powerful magnets

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21 September, 2017
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21 September, 2017

Superconductors boost acceleration

The use of superconducting material has enabled the development of more powerful accelerating cavities

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19 September, 2017
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19 September, 2017

The magic of superconductors in the spotlight

Today marks the start of the EUCAS 2017 conference on superconductivity. We reflect on how high-energy physics developed this super-technology

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18 September, 2017
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18 September, 2017

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, 2017

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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08 August, 2017

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, 2017

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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01 June, 2017

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, 2017

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
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28 March, 2017