Long Shutdown 2

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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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At CERN
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

LS2 Report: the complex case of vacuums in the experiments

New vacuum chambers are being developed for the ALICE and CMS experiments

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Engineering
23 July, 2019

Twice as cold in the magnet testing hall

Improvements to the cryogenics infrastructure will more than double the liquid helium production capacity of SM18

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Engineering
08 July, 2019
Engineering
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08 July, 2019

LS2 Report: 2000 kilometres of cable

At CERN, 40 000 cables will be installed or removed during LS2. Laid end to end, they would stretch for 2000 kilometres!

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Engineering
25 June, 2019
Engineering
News
25 June, 2019

LS2 Report: new components installed in the PS Booster

New injection and acceleration equipment is being installed in the PS Booster, which is in the midst of a major overhaul

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Accelerators
12 June, 2019

The waltz of the LHC magnets has begun

Ten new magnets are already being connected

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Accelerators
12 June, 2019
Accelerators
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12 June, 2019