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.

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LS2 Report: Accelerated beams in the SPS

The SPS accelerated its first LHC-type beam in May and is now sending beams to the North Area, where the physics season has started

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Accelerators
12 August, 2021
Accelerators
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12 August, 2021

Why the LHC magnets are blue – and other colourful accelerator questions answered

Are all LHC magnets blue? Who decides the colour of a magnet and on what basis? What does the small purple one do? See our answers below

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Accelerators
19 May, 2021

Xcitement down under: Australia gets first X-band facility

Half of a CERN high-gradient test facility embarks on a new life at the University of Melbourne

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Accelerators
15 January, 2021
Accelerators
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15 January, 2021

A new coating technique for deflecting crab cavities

A team from the Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings group is studying a method of niobium coating by sputtering for use in future accelerators

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Engineering
04 August, 2020

Live from the accelerators on 8 June

Follow the journey taken by particles through CERN’s accelerators during a live event on Facebook and YouTube

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Physics
05 June, 2020
Physics
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05 June, 2020

Superconducting magnets of the future in the making at CERN

The latest CERN Courier details the promises and challenges of the new superconducting magnets being developed for increasing accelerator’s energy and luminosity

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Accelerators
22 May, 2020

Lucio Rossi receives a prize from the European Physical Society

The High-Luminosity LHC project leader has been awarded the EPS-AG Rolf Widerøe Prize for his major contributions to the field of applied superconductivity for accelerators

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Accelerators
20 May, 2020