cryogenics

Cryogenics is the branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures.

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New magnets for FAIR tested at CERN

CERN has strong partnerships and collaborations with laboratories and research infrastructures in the Member States. One recent example saw superconducting magnets for the future FAIR facility at Germany’s GSI laboratory being tested at CERN

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Accelerators
11 August, 2021
Accelerators
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11 August, 2021

First LHC sector reaches nominal temperature

Sector 4-5 of the LHC has now been cooled with superfluid helium to a temperature of 1.9 K (−271.3 °C)

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Accelerators
24 November, 2020
Accelerators
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24 November, 2020

Completion of pressure tests in the LHC

The final pressure test in the LHC took place in sector 6-7 on 27 October. The pressure tests are the last step before the cooling of each sector

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Accelerators
28 October, 2020
Accelerators
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28 October, 2020

LS2 Report: increased cryogenic power at LHC Point 4

At LHC Point 4, a refrigerator that cools helium from room temperature to 4.5 K (-268.65 °C) has undergone major improvements in preparation for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
14 October, 2020
Accelerators
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14 October, 2020

The Cryogenics group juggles cold stand-by, training and documentation

For a service whose work is usually very much focused on the physical installations, telework offers a chance to rethink its activities

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At CERN
06 May, 2020

HL-LHC equipment installed on both sides of the ALICE experiment

Novel cryostat units have been installed for the High-Luminosity LHC to allow insertion of room-temperature collimators in the LHC’s 1.9 K cryostats

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Accelerators
22 April, 2020

Twice as cold in the magnet testing hall

Improvements to the cryogenics infrastructure will more than double the liquid helium production capacity of SM18

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Engineering
08 July, 2019
Engineering
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08 July, 2019

LS2 Report: before the return of the cold

All the links in the LHC’s cryogenic chain are being examined with a fine-tooth comb in order to detect and correct any issues

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Engineering
30 April, 2019
Engineering
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30 April, 2019

Cryogenics animation

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