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Superconductivity leads the way to high luminosity

Work is progressing on new technologies that would under pin an upgrade of the LHC in 10 year’s time

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28 January, 2013
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28 January, 2013

Lasers take physicists back to school

The First International School on Laser Applications at Accelerators at GANIL in France brought together laser- and accelerator physicists

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22 October, 2012
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22 October, 2012

Testing begins on Linear accelerator 4

Linac 4 has begun testing its RFQ module. This is the first stage of testing for the Linac 2 successor

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29 August, 2012
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29 August, 2012

Magnets for the High Luminosity LHC: Small but powerful

A CERN-Fermilab team has developed a new magnet that will be a valuable asset to the HL-LHC, the next step of for LHC machine

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27 August, 2012

Next-generation magnets: Small, but powerful

A CERN-Fermilab team has developed a new magnet that will be a valuable asset to the HL-LHC, the next step of for LHC machine

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27 August, 2012
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27 August, 2012

Warmer amps for the LHC

CERN is working together with an Italian company to develop superconducting cables that can function at temperatures of up to 25 K (-248°C)

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27 August, 2012
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27 August, 2012

Laser acceleration, now with added fibre

Lasers consume too much power and can't sustain accelerating particles long enough to produce collisions. ICAN hopes to change all that

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16 May, 2012
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16 May, 2012

Taking the measure of the kilogram

Forget the new diet - you may weigh less in the morning anyway, thanks to an overhaul of the kilogram

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07 April, 2012
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07 April, 2012

Vacuum team race against time to fix LHC component

On 17 January the Vacuums, Surfaces and Coatings (VSC) Group had exactly one hour to extract and fix a faulty 2-metre section of the LHC's vacuum

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05 March, 2012