vacuum

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News from LS2: Dissipating the electron clouds

Two teams are treating the vacuum chambers of selected SPS magnets to limit the electron-cloud phenomenon, which can disrupt the beams

News
Accelerators
01 October, 2019
Accelerators
News
01 October, 2019

LS2 Report: the complex case of vacuums in the experiments

New vacuum chambers are being developed for the ALICE and CMS experiments

News
Engineering
23 July, 2019

Honey, I shrunk the vacuum chambers!

A new technique developed at CERN will allow electron synchrotrons to operate at higher energies by reducing the diameter of the beam pipes

News
Engineering
02 May, 2018
Engineering
News
02 May, 2018

Building 107: a safe space for chemicals

The new Building houses equipment for the surface treatment of vacuum equipment and the production of printed circuit boards

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Engineering
13 February, 2018
Engineering
News
13 February, 2018

TED-Ed: Emptying the vacuum

An animation made with TED-ED to explore empty space and why it is important for experiments at CERN

News
Knowledge sharing
12 September, 2017
Knowledge sharing
News
12 September, 2017

LHC’s objective: maximum intensity

The LHC has been accelerating more and more protons, and to allow the machine to reach its maximum intensity, it will undergo a thorough scrubbing.

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Accelerators
06 June, 2017
Accelerators
News
06 June, 2017

Vacuum chambers full of ideas for the Swedish synchrotron

CERN’s Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings group has contributed to the development of vacuum chambers for MAX IV, the new synchrotron in Sweden

News
Engineering
25 June, 2016

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Experiments
Experiments

Vacuum team race against time to fix LHC component

On 17 January the Vacuums, Surfaces and Coatings (VSC) Group had exactly one hour to extract and fix a faulty 2-metre section of the LHC's vacuum

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Engineering
05 March, 2012