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LS2 Report: increased cryogenic power at LHC Point 4

At LHC Point 4, a refrigerator that cools helium from room temperature to 4.5 K (-268.65 °C) has undergone major improvements in preparation for the HL-LHC

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Accelerators
14 October, 2020
Accelerators
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14 October, 2020

CERN begins to manufacture its own surgical masks

In the search for a more reliable and economical solution, CERN has procured a machine to manufacture surgical masks

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At CERN
13 October, 2020

From cryogenics to combatting COVID

Meet Andre Henriques, Technical Coordinator for the CERN Safety Rules in the Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Protection unit (HSE), in this issue of our Knowledge Transfer spotlight series

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At CERN
13 October, 2020
At CERN
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13 October, 2020

Taking stock of data privacy at CERN

Operation Circular 11 describes the data-privacy rights and obligations at CERN, but much remains to be accomplished to protect personal data

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At CERN
13 October, 2020
At CERN
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13 October, 2020

Council week, accelerator restart and COVID-19 measures: your questions answered

The video and presentations from the 8 October information meeting are available online

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At CERN
13 October, 2020

ALICE honours its thesis award winners

Fabrizio Grosa and Arild Velure are the young laureates of the 2020 award

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Experiments
09 October, 2020
Experiments
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09 October, 2020

Science Gateway construction gets the green light

Construction of CERN’s Science Gateway is to start later this year, following receipt of official permission from the Geneva authorities. This unique facility is due to open to the public at the end of 2022

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Knowledge sharing
01 October, 2020
Knowledge sharing
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01 October, 2020

Computer Security: From the digital trenches

During a recent audit of CERN’s computer security, the question was raised of how many attacks CERN is subjected to each day...

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Computing
01 October, 2020
Computing
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01 October, 2020

CERN meets quantum technology

The CERN Quantum Technology Initiative will explore the potential of devices harnessing perplexing quantum phenomena such as entanglement to enrich and expand its challenging research programme

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Computing
30 September, 2020
Computing
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30 September, 2020

Keeping the ATLAS Inner Detector in perfect alignment

The ATLAS Inner Detector can measure the position of charged particles that pass through it to better than a 100th of a millimetre! To reach that precision, the detector must be aligned to equal or better accuracy

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Experiments
30 September, 2020
Experiments
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30 September, 2020