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HL LHC: High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider

The HiLumi LHC Design Study ran as an FP7 funded project between 2011 and 2015. The project now has moved from the design study to the machine construction phase. HL-LHC will extend the LHC’s discovery potential, increasing luminosity by a factor of 10 beyond the original design value and allowing the scientific community to study new phenomena.

Frederick Savary (CERN)
27 Jun 2018

Full length prototype of an 11T dipole magnet

The construction of the 5.5-m long 11T dipole prototype was completed in May this year after several years of intense work.

Panos Charitos
26 Jun 2018

Groundbreaking for the HL-LHC civil engineering work

Civil works have begun on the ATLAS and CMS sites to build new underground structures for the High-Luminosity LHC.

Rama Calaga (CERN)
26 Jun 2018

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

The first test of the HL-LHC crab cavities to rotate a beam of protons was performed last month at CERN.

Ch. Bracco, D. Carbajo Perez and A. Perillo Marcone
12 Mar 2018

Ensuring safer operation at higher luminosities

The higher bunch intensities and smaller beam emittances expected in HL-LHC call for a novel design of the Target Dump Injection (TDI)

Massimo Sorbi (CERN, INFN), Marco Statera (INFN) and Ezio Todesco (CERN)
12 Mar 2018

A new step towards successful MgB2 superconducting coils

MgB2 coil successfully tested at LASA for the round coil superferric magnet correctors

Outi Heloma (CERN), Isabel Bejar Alonso (CERN)
6 Mar 2018

Education for innovation in Hilumi and FCC

What’s in it for innovators in Hilumi and FCC? Twenty young researchers interested in innovation and entrepreneurship participated in this two-day course.

Isabel Bejar Alonso (CERN) , Rama Calaga (CERN), Ofelia Capatina (CERN)
13 Dec 2017

From first concept to the SPS: the challenge of the HL-LHC crab cavities cryomodules

Crab cavities will help increase the luminosity of collisions in the High-Luminosity upgrade of the LHC.

Isabel Bejar Alonso (CERN) , Panagiotis Charitos (CERN)
7 Dec 2017

A bright future for HL-LHC

The 7th HL-LHC annual collaboration meeting in Madrid reviewed the current progress and set the goals for next year.

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ACC
Accelerator-related stories
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ARI
ARIES: Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society
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EUP
EUPRAXIA: European Plasma Research Accelerator with Excellence in Applications
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FCC
FCC : Future Circular Collider study and European Circular Collider (EuroCirCol) project
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KT
Knowledge Technology Transfer
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HIL
HL LHC: High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider
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ESI
EASITRAIN: European Advanced Superconductivity Innovation and Training.
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