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The four LHC experiments are getting ready for pilot beams

After over two years of upgrades and maintenance works, the four main LHC experiments are finalising preparations to receive pilot beams

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Experiments
18 October, 2021
Experiments
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18 October, 2021

Successful beam pipe installation at LHCb

The beam pipe was reinstalled in the LHCb detector over the summer, marking a new milestone in the experiment’s upgrade

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Experiments
18 October, 2021
Experiments
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18 October, 2021

Watch the renovation of CERN’s East Area

With the upgrade works now over, the experiments in the East Area are taking physics measurements again – time for a rewind

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Experiments
12 October, 2021
Experiments
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12 October, 2021

LS2 report: The new LHC collimators

During LS2, 16 new collimators have been installed in the LHC ready for the next run and above all for the future HL-LHC

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Accelerators
28 September, 2021
Accelerators
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28 September, 2021

LS2 Report: Accelerated beams in the SPS

The SPS accelerated its first LHC-type beam in May and is now sending beams to the North Area, where the physics season has started

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Accelerators
12 August, 2021
Accelerators
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12 August, 2021

Live: from the ATLAS experiment

Join scientists live from the underground cavern of the ATLAS experiment tomorrow on social media

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At CERN
14 July, 2021
At CERN
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14 July, 2021

ALICE is “FIT” for Run 3 after last new subdetector installation

The Fast Interaction Trigger is the final piece of the puzzle of ALICE’s LS2 subdetector installations

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Experiments
06 July, 2021

LIVE: From the CMS experiment

Join scientists live from the underground cavern of the CMS experiment today on social media

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At CERN
29 June, 2021
At CERN
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29 June, 2021

First ATLAS New Small Wheel nears completion

On Friday 28 May 2021, the final "wedge" of the first ATLAS New Small Wheel was installed in the detector. This was an important milestone for the Collaboration, in preparation for the wheel’s installation in the ATLAS cavern later this summer

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Experiments
07 June, 2021
Experiments
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07 June, 2021

LS2 Report: An upgraded Inner Tracking System joins the ALICE detector

The two barrels of the largest pixel detector ever built have been successfully lowered into the cavern and stand ready for commissioning

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Experiments
26 May, 2021

LS2 Report: Installation of the CMS beam pipe

The CMS collaboration just reached another LS2 milestone: the biggest upgrade of the experimental beam vacuum system since the first operation of CMS in 2008

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Experiments
11 May, 2021

A SciFi moment for the LHCb experiment

The first pieces of LHCb’s new scintillating-fibre particle-tracking detector, or SciFi, have just journeyed 100 metres down to be installed in the experiment’s underground cavern

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Experiments
06 May, 2021
Experiments
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06 May, 2021