Long Shutdown 2

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LS2 Report: SPS receives major facelift for new beam dump

The installation and commissioning of the new facility is one of the biggest challenges of LS2 for the SPS team

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Accelerators
08 April, 2019

CMS tightens its net around muons

During LS2, CMS will install 144 additional muon detector modules specially designed to detect particles produced in the very forward region

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Experiments
07 April, 2019
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7 April, 19
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7 April, 19

LS2 Report: East Area version 2.0

Not much more than the name will remain of the old East Area before too long. After LS2, the new PS experiment area will be a hub of technology

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Accelerators
23 March, 2019
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23 March, 19
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23 March, 19

The subterranean ballet of ALICE

During the long shutdown of CERN’s accelerators, the ALICE experiment at the LHC is removing and refurbishing or replacing the majority of its detectors

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Experiments
19 March, 2019
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19 March, 19
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19 March, 19

LS2 Report: Rejuvenation for the Antiproton Decelerator

The Antiproton Decelerator will see refurbishment work that will help its experiments to trap more antimatter than before

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Accelerators
12 March, 2019

LS2 Report: a technological leap for the acceleration of SPS

The SPS radiofrequency acceleration system is being enhanced with a new technology: solid-state amplifiers

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Accelerators
26 February, 2019
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26 February, 19
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26 February, 19

What’s in store for the CMS detector over the next two years?

With the LHC switched off for a two-year technical stop, CMS is undergoing significant maintenance and upgrades

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Experiments
26 February, 2019

Wheels in motion: what’s planned for ATLAS in the next two years?

Enhancing ATLAS’s detection capabilities in preparation for the LHC restart

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Experiments
26 February, 2019

LS2 report: The PS’s magnets prepare for higher energies

Following our article on the PS Booster, we take a look at the next link in CERN’s accelerator chain: the venerable PS and its magnet system

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Accelerators
13 February, 2019

Upgrading ALICE: What’s in store for the next two years?

Major internal improvements await the ALICE detector during CERN’s Long Shutdown 2 (LS2)

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Experiments
05 February, 2019

Transforming LHCb: What’s in store for the next two years?

The LHCb detector will undergo a metamorphosis during CERN’s second long shutdown (LS2)

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Experiments
05 February, 2019

LS2 Report: metamorphosis of the Booster

In the first of our series of articles on work done during LS2, we focus on the second link in the accelerator chain, the PS Booster

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Accelerators
29 January, 2019
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29 January, 19
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29 January, 19