Long Shutdown 1

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The LHC: A stronger machine

Watch CERN engineers explain the work during the laboratory's long shutdown to prepare the LHC for running at 13 TeV

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Accelerators
12 March, 2015
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12 March, 15
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12 March, 15

LHC Season 2: holding the key to new frontiers

With ‘LHC Season 2’ starting soon, running at a new high energy, the LHC key is handed back to the machine operators today

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Accelerators
12 January, 2015

Beams come knocking on the LHC's door

Weekend tests with beams brought protons just short of the LHC

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Accelerators
24 November, 2014
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24 November, 14
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24 November, 14

LS1 report: NA62 readies for beam

On Wednesday, 10 September, the last NA62 straw tracker chamber was lowered into position in the experiment

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Accelerators
08 October, 2014
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8 October, 14
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8 October, 14

First accelerator-based physics of 2014

Experiments in the East Area received their first beams from the PS last week. Theirs is CERN's first accelerator-based physics since LS1 began

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Accelerators
21 July, 2014
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21 July, 14
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21 July, 14

CERN announces LHC restart schedule

Cool down of the Large Hadron Collider has already begun in preparation for research to resume early in 2015

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Accelerators
23 June, 2014
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23 June, 14
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23 June, 14

LS1 report: first beams in the PS Booster

On 2 June the PS Booster had beam for the first time since the beginning of LS1

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Accelerators
10 June, 2014
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10 June, 14
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10 June, 14

In pictures: final weld in the LHC splice consolidation

Images of the last of over ten thousand M welds on LHC magnet interconnections that were performed as part of the LS1 consolidation work

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Accelerators
16 May, 2014

LS1 report: PS Booster prepares for beam

With Linac2 up and running, the countdown to beam in the LHC has begun: next in line is the PS Booster

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Accelerators
13 May, 2014
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13 May, 14
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13 May, 14

LS1 report: Blowing away the cobwebs

With the pressure tests now complete we are coming to the equally important phase of cleaning the machine

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Accelerators
03 March, 2014
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3 March, 14
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3 March, 14

LS1 report: Full-size security

Last week several CERN teams were involved in creating a life-size mock helium leak in Sector 4-5

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Accelerators
18 February, 2014
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18 February, 14
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18 February, 14

A mid-term report for LS1

As the LHC’s first long shutdown, LS1, enters its second calendar year, it’s a good time for a mid-term report on how things are progressing

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Accelerators
04 February, 2014
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Opinion
4 February, 14
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4 February, 14