SPS

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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
Accelerators
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26 February, 2019
Accelerators
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More powerful protectors for higher luminosity

An important protection component for the High-Luminosity LHC has been successfully tested at the HiRadMat facility

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Engineering
29 October, 2018
Engineering
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29 October, 2018
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SPS footage - 4K

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Accelerators
05 October, 2018
Accelerators
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05 October, 2018
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Accelerators

Crabs settled in the tunnel

After several years of preparatory work, the first crab cavity prototypes have been installed in the SPS tunnel and are ready for testing

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Engineering
22 April, 2018
Engineering
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22 April, 2018
Engineering
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CERN’s SPS experiments restart

Experiments resume at CERN’s second-largest accelerator, the Super Proton Synchrotron

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Accelerators
19 April, 2018
Accelerators
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19 April, 2018
Accelerators
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New chairs for the Antiproton Decelerator Users Community

Stefan Ulmer and Chloé Malbrunot are the newly elected chairs of the Antiproton Decelerator Users Community

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At CERN
24 February, 2018

Xenon in the SPS: First tests for a photon factory

Partially ionised xenon atoms have been accelerated in the SPS to test a new gamma-ray source concept

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Accelerators
27 October, 2017
Accelerators
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27 October, 2017
Accelerators
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SPS: last injector back up and running

The Super Proton Synchrotron is the last accelerator that had to awaken before the restart of the Large Hadron Collider in 2017

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Accelerators
24 April, 2017
Accelerators
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24 April, 2017
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Using a crystal to extract beam?

A new slow-extraction technique using a silicon crystal aims to reduce beam losses by a factor of four

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Engineering
15 February, 2017
Engineering
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15 February, 2017
Engineering
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NA64 hunts the mysterious dark photon

NA64 is a new experiment at CERN searching for a particle called the dark photon, which might act as a bridge to the universe’s invisible, dark sector

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Experiments
25 November, 2016
Experiments
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25 November, 2016
Experiments
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LHC pushes limits of performance

The LHC performance continued to surpass expectations when this week it achieved 2220 proton bunches

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Accelerators
19 August, 2016
Accelerators
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19 August, 2016
Accelerators
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Happy birthday, Jack Steinberger

Jack Steinberger, Nobel Prize in Physics 1988 and one of the pioneers of neutrino research, celebrates his 95th birthday today.

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Accelerators
25 May, 2016
Accelerators
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25 May, 2016
Accelerators
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