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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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Engineering
15 February, 2017
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15 February, 2017

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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Engineering
14 November, 2016
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14 November, 2016

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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Engineering
25 July, 2016

New furnace a step towards future collider development

A new tool for building superconducting magnet coils for High-Luminosity LHC and future particle accelerators arrives at CERN

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Engineering
18 July, 2016

Vacuum chambers full of ideas for the Swedish synchrotron

CERN’s Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings group has contributed to the development of vacuum chambers for MAX IV, the new synchrotron in Sweden

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Engineering
25 June, 2016

Repairs ongoing on electrical installations at CERN

The LHC went into standby on Friday last week following an electrical perturbation at point 8, caused by a small animal

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Engineering
02 May, 2016

“Shape memory” material provides a solution for the HL-LHC

A new connection device for vacuum chambers based on Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) rings has been developed for the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC)

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Engineering
08 April, 2016

Super and ferric: the first HL-LHC component is ready

The first magnet of the High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) is ready and working according to specifications

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Engineering
15 March, 2016

Last main ring components leave CERN for SESAME

Less than three years after the EC and CERN announced the start of the CESSAMag project, the final components left CERN bound for Jordan today

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Engineering
01 February, 2016
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01 February, 2016

Meet the CERN robots

From retrieving data tapes to handling material safely, the robots at CERN fulfill numerous tasks

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Engineering
17 December, 2015
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17 December, 2015