Long Shutdown 2

37 results

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
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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

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Accelerators
10 December, 2019
Accelerators
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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

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Accelerators
25 November, 2019
Accelerators
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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

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Experiments
12 November, 2019
Experiments
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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

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Accelerators
29 October, 2019
Accelerators
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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

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Engineering
15 October, 2019
Engineering
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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

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Accelerators
01 October, 2019
Accelerators
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01 October, 2019

LS2 Report: CMS set to glitter with installation of new GEMs

The CMS muon system is being upgraded to help track muons with ever-higher precision

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Experiments
17 September, 2019
Experiments
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17 September, 2019

Installing high luminosity in the tunnel

The first definitive component of the High-Luminosity LHC, an absorber designed to protect the machine, has been installed in the LHC

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Accelerators
04 September, 2019
Accelerators
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04 September, 2019

LS2 Report: ATLAS upgrades are in full swing

The assembly of the new muon small wheels and the upgrades on the electronics and trigger systems are progressing well

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Experiments
03 September, 2019
Experiments
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03 September, 2019

LS2 Report: New SPS beam dump takes shape

The Super Proton Synchrotron will receive a new beam dump before the end of the second long shutdown of CERN’s accelerator complex

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Accelerators
13 August, 2019
Accelerators
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13 August, 2019