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.

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

Accelerating particles - but not just for the LHC

7 Jul 2017 | Update - For the public | Corinne Pralavorio | The chain of accelerators that prepare beams for the LHC also supplies myriad experiments

How can cubes made of paper help teach particle physics?

29 Jun 2017 | Update - For students & educators | Melissa Kaspar | Harriet Jarlett | AcceleratAR uses paper cubes and an augmented reality app to simulate a particle accelerator to help students learn about particle physics

ARIES project kicks off at CERN

6 Jun 2017 | Update - For CERN people | Jennifer Toes on behalf of the ARIES consortium | The Horizon 2020 project “Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society” (ARIES) officially began on 1 May 2017

A brand new linear accelerator for CERN

9 May 2017 | Update - For the public | At a ceremony today, CERN inaugurated its linear accelerator, Linac 4, the newest accelerator acquisition since the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

AWAKE: Making waves in accelerator technology

14 Dec 2016 | Update - For the public | Stephanie Hills | The AWAKE experiment has reached an important milestone in the development of a technique that could revolutionise particle accelerator design


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