CERN Accelerating science

EuCARD highlights new developments        

From within the project or via invited speakers, highlight talks at the EuCARD annual meeting are always a rich source of information about key developments in the accelerator sector.

Accelerating medical treatments

In February, the physics and medical communities came together at the ICTR-PHE 2012 conference in Geneva.

Towards EUROnu summit of achievements: Entering the final phase

The EUROnu FP7 design study is investigating three possible options for future high intensity neutrino oscillation facilities in Europe.

Why do we need a High Luminosity LHC?

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is set to remain the most powerful accelerator in the world for at least two decades.

Upgrading together, HL-LHC and LIU   

On 30 March, participants from the High Luminosity LHC upgrade project (HL-LHC) and the LHC Injector Upgrade project (LIU) held a joint meeting aimed at converging on a set of achievable beam characteristics.

Jewels in the crown: TIARA's key research areas and R&D issues


A recently published report identifies and describes key, critical items requiring strongly focused R&D activities in the TIARA implementation.

New world record vertical emittance in the SLS Storage Ring


At the end of 2011, the Swiss Light Source (SLS) team reduced the vertical emittance to 0.9±0.4 picometer-radian, a new world record, only five times larger than its limit.