Proton Synchrotron Booster

The Proton Synchrotron Booster is made up of four superimposed synchrotron rings that receive beams of proton from linear accelerator 2 at 50 MeV and accelerate them to 1.4 GeV for injection into the Proton Synchrotron

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Data-taking in physics facilities is resuming

With the Proton Synchrotron and its Booster accelerating protons to high energies again, the physics season can start at the ISOLDE radioactive ion beam facility and the Antimatter Factory

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Experiments
30 June, 2021

LS2 Report: Beams circulate in the PS Booster

The PS Booster successfully received its first beams from Linac4 in December. The PSB team is now preparing the machine for acceleration

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Accelerators
12 January, 2021
Accelerators
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12 January, 2021

LS2 Report: Review of a rather unusual year

COVID-19 has undoubtedly had an impact on the activities and schedule of LS2. Nevertheless, the accelerators are now starting up again

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Accelerators
14 December, 2020
Accelerators
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14 December, 2020

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

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Accelerators
11 August, 2020
Accelerators
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11 August, 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

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Accelerators
08 July, 2020
Accelerators
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08 July, 2020

ISOLDE scores a first with laser spectroscopy of short-lived radioactive molecules

The result represents an essential step towards using these molecules for fundamental physics research and beyond

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Physics
27 May, 2020

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

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
Accelerators
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29 January, 2019

Booster - 4K footage

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Accelerators
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New magnets to feed the Proton Synchrotron Booster

New septum magnets will send the beam to the four rings of the PS Booster after the Long Shutdown 2

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Accelerators
21 November, 2017
Accelerators
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21 November, 2017