High-Luminosity LHC

The High-Luminosity LHC is a project to increase the luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider by a factor of 10 beyond its design value by 2020.

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Upgrading the LHCb sub-detectors for the HL-LHC

The LHCb experiment is revamping its electromagnetic calorimeter with new high-performance modules and equipping its ring-imaging Cherenkov detectors with very fast electronics

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Experiments
06 June, 2024

HiLumi News: The HL-LHC’s cold powering system successfully passed the tests

The new HL-LHC cold powering system, which includes the high-temperature superconducting link colloquially known as “the python”, has successfully passed its first cold powering tests

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Accelerators
28 May, 2024

The next-generation triggers for CERN detectors

The recently launched Next-Generation Triggers project is set to remarkably increase the efficiency, sensitivity and modelling of CERN experiments

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Computing
11 April, 2024

Chamonix: building on success, planning for the future

Highlights from this year’s Chamonix workshop, including the crucial role that the injectors play in shaping future research endeavours

Opinion
Accelerators
12 February, 2024
Accelerators
Opinion
12 February, 2024

HiLumi News: cool kickers for the HL-LHC

Successful tests of the first “MKI-Cool” show that these new kicker magnets can take the heat and keep their cool with high-luminosity beams

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Accelerators
31 January, 2024
Accelerators
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31 January, 2024

HiLumi News: protecting the components of CERN’s future accelerator

The collimation system of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which protects the accelerator’s components, needs an upgrade to be able to handle the performance of CERN’s future accelerator

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Accelerators
31 January, 2024
Accelerators
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31 January, 2024

Hi-Lumi News: First magnet from the US Accelerator Upgrade Project shipped to CERN

Watch a timelapse of the unboxing of the first of ten cryo-assemblies from the US to be installed in the HL-LHC interaction regions

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Accelerators
18 December, 2023
Accelerators
News
18 December, 2023

CERN highlights in 2023

From high above to far below, journey through the CERN highlights of 2023

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At CERN
22 December, 2023
At CERN
News
22 December, 2023

HiLumi News: Successful test paves the way for magnet production at CERN

Engineers have successfully tested an improved design of a quadrupole magnet manufactured at CERN, confirming that niobium–tin technology is viable for accelerator magnets

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Accelerators
05 December, 2023
Accelerators
News
05 December, 2023

HiLumi News: Recombination dipole prototype successfully tested for the LHC’s high-luminosity upgrade

The D2 prototype magnet, developed and manufactured in Italy, has been integrated and tested in the longest HL-LHC cold mass with corrector magnets from China and CERN

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Accelerators
29 September, 2023
Accelerators
News
29 September, 2023

HL-LHC: successful tests validate a new remote alignment system for magnets

The many CERN-developed sensors and software programs of the FRAS (Full Remote Alignment System) have been successfully tested on a prototype magnet in preparation for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
01 September, 2023
Accelerators
News
01 September, 2023

LHC experiments see first evidence of a rare Higgs boson decay

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations have joined forces to establish the first evidence of the rare decay of the Higgs boson into a Z boson and a photon

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Physics
26 May, 2023