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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I.FAST launches a new fund to support innovation in accelerator technologies

The fund aims to stimulate innovation in accelerator technologies by supporting projects with funding of up to 200 kEUR

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At CERN
20 June, 2022

SPS footage LS2

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Accelerators
Accelerators
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The North Area is getting a fresh look

The North Area, part of the Super Proton Synchrotron complex, will see a major two-phased facelift in the upcoming years

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Accelerators
27 October, 2021
Accelerators
News
27 October, 2021

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
News
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
News
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