AWAKE

11 results

Success for AWAKE

The experiment successfully accelerated electrons with plasma wakefields generated by protons, a world first

News
Experiments
10 September, 2018
Experiments
News
10 September, 2018

AWAKE successfully accelerates electrons

Proton beams from the SPS at CERN were used to generate plasma waves upon which the electrons “surfed”

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Experiments
29 August, 2018
Experiments
News
29 August, 2018

AWAKE achieves first ever acceleration of electrons in a proton-driven plasma wave

In a paper published today in the journal Nature, the AWAKE collaboration at CERN reports the first ever successful acceleration of electrons using a wave generated by protons zipping through a plasma.

Press release
Accelerators
29 August, 2018
Accelerators
Press release
29 August, 2018

AWAKE: Closer to a breakthrough acceleration technology

The last components of AWAKE – its electron source, electron beam line and electron spectrometer – have just been installed

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Experiments
24 November, 2017
Experiments
News
24 November, 2017

AWAKE: Making waves in accelerator technology

The AWAKE experiment has reached an important milestone in the development of a technique that could revolutionise particle accelerator design

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Accelerators
14 December, 2016
Accelerators
News
14 December, 2016

First beam enters unique AWAKE experiment

The first ever beam has been sent through AWAKE as part of the testing and commissioning of the experiment

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Experiments
17 June, 2016
Experiments
News
17 June, 2016

Charting the future of CERN

CERN's Director General on why the coming years will be crucial for the long-term future of particle physics.

Opinion
Physics
14 March, 2016
Physics
Opinion
14 March, 2016

Awakening acceleration: AWAKE’s plasma cell arrives

With plasma cell in place, CERN’s AWAKE experiment is one step closer to testing acceleration hundreds of times more powerful than current methods

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Experiments
17 February, 2016
Experiments
News
17 February, 2016

AWAKE starts the equipment installation phase

The proof-of-principle experiment aims to use protons to generate powerful wakefields to accelerate an electron beam

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Experiments
07 September, 2015
Experiments
News
07 September, 2015

Awakening the potential of plasma acceleration

Civil engineering has begun for the new AWAKE experiment, which looks to push the boundaries of particle acceleration

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Experiments
26 August, 2014

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