accelerator

There's more to CERN than the Large Hadron Collider. A series of accelerators work together to push particles to nearly the speed of light.

Keeping a close watch over the beams

11 Jul 2018 | Update - For CERN people | New beam diagnostic tools are being developed in the framework of the injectors upgrade project

Technologies for CLIC and beyond

2 Jul 2018 | Update - For the public | Technologies developed for the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) project promise smaller accelerators for applications outside high-energy physics

Exploring future medical accelerators for cancer treatment

20 Jun 2018 | Update - For the public | This week, worldwide experts are gathering to explore future medical accelerators for treating cancer

Beams are back in the LHC

29 Mar 2018 | Update - For the public | Corinne Pralavorio | Protons have been circulating in the Large Hadron Collider since Friday 30 March, marking the start of the machine’s seventh year of operation

Training particle and accelerator scientists of the future

10 Mar 2018 | Update - For CERN people | The Joint Universities Accelerator School in Archamps, France, has celebrated its twenty-fifth birthday

Preparing for the last year of LHC Run 2

13 Feb 2018 | Opinion for CERN people | Frédérick Bordry | This year’s LHC performance workshop took place in Chamonix from 29 January to 1 February.

A new compact accelerator for cultural heritage

19 Dec 2017 | Update - For the public | CERN and INFN develop a transportable accelerator to help preserve cultural heritage

CLEAR prospects for accelerator research

1 Nov 2017 | Update - For CERN people | Matthew Chalmers | A new user facility, the CERN Linear Electron Accelerator for Research (CLEAR), hosts accelerator research and development projects

Xenon in the SPS: First tests for a photon factory

27 Oct 2017 | Update - For the public | Corinne Pralavorio | Partially ionised xenon atoms have been accelerated in the SPS to test a new gamma-ray source concept

To 20 Tesla and beyond: the high-temperature superconductors

22 Sep 2017 | Update - For the public | Stefania Pandolfi | High-temperature superconductors have the potential to revolutionise the field of particle physics

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