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LHC Report: Another run is over and LS2 has just begun…

The CERN accelerator complex is being switched off step-by-step in order to prepare for Long Shutdown 2 (LS2)

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11 December, 2018
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11 December, 2018
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LHC Report: entering the last week of the heavy-ion run

The one-month 2018 heavy-ion run has just one week left to go

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27 November, 2018
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27 November, 2018
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LHC report: make way for the heavy ions

The first collisions of lead nuclei mark the start of a new LHC heavy-ion run

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13 November, 2018
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13 November, 2018
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LHC Report: The final days of Run 2

At the end of October, the last protons for Run 2 will circulate inside the LHC. The next protons will be injected only in the spring of 2021!

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24 September, 2018
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24 September, 2018
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LHC Report: 48 fb-1 and counting

Since the recovery from the recent machine development period, the LHC has been in luminosity production mode, crawling its way up towards 60 fb-1

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10 September, 2018
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10 September, 2018
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LHC Report: first acceleration of partially stripped ions

The LHC has just come out of a successful week of machine development (MD), used to carry out studies covering a wide spectrum of topics

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21 August, 2018
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21 August, 2018
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LHC Report: Back in production

At 2.02 p.m. on Saturday, 7 July, the last fill of the special physics run was dumped, ready for standard physics to resume

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11 July, 2018
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11 July, 2018
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LHC report: Investing in the future

The latest Machine Development period ended on early Monday morning, 18 June, after six days of intensive studies of the LHC accelerator

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26 June, 2018
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26 June, 2018
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LHC Report: Standing strong through the storms

As I write this report, the integrated luminosity counter for ATLAS and CMS is at 23.1 fb-1, exceeding our goal of around 18 fb-1

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12 June, 2018

LHC Report: Running towards a production break

The LHC is in full production mode with 2556 bunches per beam and has already successfully provided 14.6 fb-1 to each of ATLAS and CMS

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29 May, 2018

LHC Report: The LHC is full!

On 5 May, the last step in the intensity ramp-up process was completed, ten days ahead of schedule. The LHC is now filled with 2556 bunches per beam

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15 May, 2018
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15 May, 2018
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LHC Report: Collisions and spring cleaning at the LHC

On 28 April 2018, 13 days ahead of schedule, the operators of the LHC successfully injected 1200 bunches of protons into the machine and collided them

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02 May, 2018