Long Shutdown 2

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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
News
14 October, 2020

LS2 Report: 144 new muon detectors in CMS

CMS now has a new layer of detectors: 144 gas electron multiplier (GEM) chambers have been installed to detect the muons produced in the very forward region of CMS

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Experiments
29 September, 2020
Experiments
News
29 September, 2020

News from the September 2020 CERN Council

We would like to share with you some of the highlights of the September meetings of the Council and its committees

Opinion
At CERN
28 September, 2020
At CERN
Opinion
28 September, 2020

LS2 Report: All interconnections in the LHC have been closed

The DISMAC project is coming to an end: the last of the 1232 interconnections was closed in August and the cool-down of the machine will now begin

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Accelerators
16 September, 2020
Accelerators
News
16 September, 2020

LS2 Report: CERN’s newest accelerator awakens

Linac 4 has taken over from the retired Linac 2 as the first accelerator in the LHC injection chain

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Accelerators
20 August, 2020
Accelerators
News
20 August, 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
News
11 August, 2020

LS2 Report: The High-Luminosity LHC is ready for injection

A new beam absorber, developed for high luminosity, has been installed in the LHC

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Accelerators
24 July, 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
News
08 July, 2020

LS2 Report: A new schedule

As a result of the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the injectors will restart at the end of the year and the LHC will restart in autumn 2021

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Accelerators
24 June, 2020
Accelerators
News
24 June, 2020

HL-LHC equipment installed on both sides of the ALICE experiment

Novel cryostat units have been installed for the High-Luminosity LHC to allow insertion of room-temperature collimators in the LHC’s 1.9 K cryostats

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Accelerators
22 April, 2020

LS2 Report: Consolidation of the LHC’s external beam dumps

The LHC’s external beam dumps are currently being upgraded ready for Run 3

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Accelerators
11 March, 2020

LS2 Report: innovation to stop protons in their tracks

Two new beam dumps are ready to be installed in the Proton Synchrotron

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Accelerators
21 February, 2020
Accelerators
News
21 February, 2020