FCC

Reverse coating: a new method for the production of seamless copper cavities

Inspired by the production of NEG-coated vacuum chambers, this novel technique for high quality Nb/Cu cavities that can be used in FCC-ee has completed its first qualitative feasibility study.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

From LEP to the FCC-ee, a great leap in precision

At the second EPOL workshop, the FCC-ee community looked at methods for determining energy with ever greater precision

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

CERN’s “Mining the Future®” competition successfully completes

Aimed at identifying solutions for the reuse rock excavated during tunnelling for future CERN colliders, this competition shortlisted four promising proposals.

Issue 41
20 September, 2022

Assessing the carbon footprint of future Higgs factories

A recent analysis, comparing the environmental impact of different proposed Higgs factories per physics output, concluded that the FCC-ee is the most sustainable design.

Issue 41
20 September, 2022

The strong support and cooperation of administration services in France and Switzerland are reassuring for the next steps of the Future Circular Collider feasibility study, describes Johannes Gutleber.

FCCIS Collider Design Workshop 2021

In the frame of the Future Circular Collider Innovation Study (FCCIS), a first workshop on the FCC collider design took place at CERN at the end of year

Issue 39
07 March, 2022

The FCC-ee vacuum system, towards prototyping

As part of the FCC Feasibility Study, design works of vacuum components is being carried out now and will soon reach the prototyping phase.

Issue 39
07 March, 2022

Record (online) crowds gather for the fifth FCC Physics Workshop

This February, a week-long event discussed physics programme and explored where faith meets science

Issue 39
07 March, 2022

Innovation in the management of excavated materials: an FCC contribution to circular economy

Innovative proposals received during the first stage of CERN’s “Mining the Future” competition.

Issue 38
01 December, 2021

FCC rolls out a quadrupole prototype with canted cosine theta design

Elegant yet complex, a prototype final focus quadrupole has been manufactured and has successfully passed its first tests.

Issue 38
01 December, 2021