Long Shutdown 2

42 results

LS2 Report: innovation to stop protons in their tracks

Two new beam dumps are ready to be installed in the Proton Synchrotron

News
Accelerators
21 February, 2020
Accelerators
News
21 February, 2020

LS2 Report: PS prepared for higher injection energies

CERN’s oldest working accelerator has a new injection kicker magnet and will soon receive a new septum as well

News
Accelerators
11 February, 2020
Accelerators
News
11 February, 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

Final stretch for diode insulation in the LHC

The DISMAC project’s teams have insulated the 1232nd – and last – diode of the LHC

News
Accelerators
29 January, 2020
Accelerators
News
29 January, 2020

LS2 Report: Focus on the North area

Parts of the infrastructure in the vast North Area, which is supplied by the Super Proton Synchrotron, are being renovated

News
Engineering
15 January, 2020
Engineering
News
15 January, 2020

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

News
Accelerators
13 December, 2019
Accelerators
News
13 December, 2019

LS2 Report: New fire protection equipment in the SPS

Work is in progress to modernise the fire protection system in the SPS

News
Accelerators
10 December, 2019
Accelerators
News
10 December, 2019

LS2 Report: The PS is rejuvenated for its 60th birthday

Work to renovate CERN’s oldest accelerator continues as part of the LHC Injectors Upgrade (LIU) project

News
Accelerators
25 November, 2019
Accelerators
News
25 November, 2019

LS2 Report: LHCb looks to the future with SciFi detector

A new tracker made of scintillating fibres will be installed in the LHCb experiment during the ongoing shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider

News
Experiments
12 November, 2019
Experiments
News
12 November, 2019

LS2 Report: Linac4 knocking at the door of the PS Booster

During a two-month test run that started at the end of September, Linac4 will send negative hydrogen ions up to the door of the PS Booster

News
Accelerators
29 October, 2019
Accelerators
News
29 October, 2019

LS2 Report: renovation of the electrical infrastructure

Major renovation work is under way across the entirety of CERN’s electrical network to modernise certain key facilities

News
Engineering
15 October, 2019
Engineering
News
15 October, 2019

News from LS2: Dissipating the electron clouds

Two teams are treating the vacuum chambers of selected SPS magnets to limit the electron-cloud phenomenon, which can disrupt the beams

News
Accelerators
01 October, 2019
Accelerators
News
01 October, 2019