High-Luminosity LHC

90 results

The superconducting coils for the 11 T dipoles have been delivered

35 niobium–tin superconducting coils have been manufactured as part of a fruitful collaboration with the company General Electric. They will be used in the 11 T dipoles for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 April, 2021

CERN and Fermilab map out HL-LHC collaboration

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between CERN and Fermilab, signed on 23 March, details Fermilab’s contributions to the High-Luminosity LHC project

News
At CERN
24 March, 2021

New schedule for CERN’s accelerators and experiments

The schedule for the current long shutdown (LS2) has had to be modified due to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Accelerators
27 November, 2020
Accelerators
News
27 November, 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
News
14 October, 2020

LS2 Report: The High-Luminosity LHC is ready for injection

A new beam absorber, developed for high luminosity, has been installed in the LHC

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Accelerators
24 July, 2020

Oliver Brüning becomes the new HL-LHC project leader

Oliver Brüning takes over from Lucio Rossi at the helm of the HL-LHC project as of 1 July

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Accelerators
02 July, 2020

Electricity transmission reaches even higher intensities

A superconducting electrical transmission line developed for the High-Luminosity LHC has set a new intensity record

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Accelerators
24 June, 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

2019 in review

On 14 January, the Directors gave their traditional review of the year gone by to a packed CERN Main Auditorium

Opinion
At CERN
29 January, 2020
At CERN
Opinion
29 January, 2020

A breakthrough for high luminosity

The underground structures of the High-Luminosity LHC have been connected to the LHC tunnel

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Accelerators
13 December, 2019
Accelerators
News
13 December, 2019

A new schedule for the LHC and its successor

The LHC will restart in May 2021 and Run 3 will be extended by one year

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Accelerators
13 December, 2019
Accelerators
News
13 December, 2019

Society benefits from investing in particle physics

The socioeconomic and cultural benefits from upgrading the Large Hadron Collider exceed the project’s costs

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At CERN
03 December, 2019