Long Shutdown 2

48 results

LS2 Report: Further upgrades for the PS

Two new internal beam dumps and a new septum magnet have been installed in the PS as part of the LIU project

News
Accelerators
11 August, 2020
Accelerators
News
11 August, 2020

LS2 Report: The High-Luminosity LHC is ready for injection

A new beam absorber, developed for high luminosity, has been installed in the LHC

News
Accelerators
24 July, 2020

The first accelerators are back in action

It’s the end of Long Shutdown 2 for the PS Booster, the first accelerator to be recommissioned, alongside Linac 4

News
Accelerators
08 July, 2020
Accelerators
News
08 July, 2020

LS2 Report: A new schedule

As a result of the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the injectors will restart at the end of the year and the LHC will restart in autumn 2021

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Accelerators
24 June, 2020
Accelerators
News
24 June, 2020

HL-LHC equipment installed on both sides of the ALICE experiment

Novel cryostat units have been installed for the High-Luminosity LHC to allow insertion of room-temperature collimators in the LHC’s 1.9 K cryostats

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Accelerators
22 April, 2020

LS2 Report: Consolidation of the LHC’s external beam dumps

The LHC’s external beam dumps are currently being upgraded ready for Run 3

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Accelerators
11 March, 2020

LS2 Report: innovation to stop protons in their tracks

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

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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

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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

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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

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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