The Year-End Technical Stop drew to a close on 9 March. Read about the LHC plans the last year of Run 2
As CERN’s winter shutdown draws to a close, watch this video to see what has been going on underground
New collimators are being installed and tested in the LHC. They will improve its protection and prepare it for higher luminosity in the HL-LHC
What repairs have been made at the experiments during the year-end technical stop
The Super Proton Synchrotron is the last accelerator that had to awaken before the restart of the Large Hadron Collider in 2017
A round up of the upgrades and maintenance during the 2016/2017 extended year-end technical stop
The CMS detector’s tracking system, which determines the trajectories of charged particles, is being replaced this week at Point 5
The 2016 – 2017 extended year-end technical stop features powering tests, magnet exchange, dump replacement, emptying the LHC of helium, and lifts!