Another piece of hardware sees the light of day at FCC

The HTS4 project wishes to demonstrate that the performance of HTS systems against normal conducting magnets

Issue 47
25 April, 2024

Rare earths for permanent magnets: blessing or curse?

Although permanent magnets can significantly reduce the energy consumption of accelerators, their use of rare earths requires best practices, as discussed by experts at the latest I.FAST workshop.

Issue 43
13 March, 2023

Combined function magnets with constant partition numbers lattice for the Future Circular lepton Collider

Optics developments with CFMs show promising results to improve the FCC-ee performance and efficiency.

Issue 43
13 March, 2023

54 magnets: The High-Luminosity LHC receives its first in-kind contribution

The completion of the High Order Corrector Magnet project was only made possible by the collaborative efforts of INFN, CERN, and industry.

Issue 43
14 March, 2023

Tunable permanent magnets for sustainable particle accelerators

Aimed at reducing the energy use of accelerator facilities, the Zero Power Tunable Optics project demonstrated the replacement of resistive electromagnets with permanent ones whilst retaining field strength adjustability.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

Cryogenic Distribution Line, Demineralised Water System, Circuit Disconnector Boxes... The HL-LHC IT String is taking shape

With its first major equipment now in place and infrastructure nearly installed, HL-LHC’s test bed is on track to start operation in 2024.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

Optimising CLIC for reducing the electricity consumption at machine and laboratory level

Optimised system designs for power efficiency, high efficiency klystrons, permanent magnets, renewable power… The linear collider projects are working to address power efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of the facilities.

Issue 41
19 September, 2022

Permanent magnets, a new design paradigm for ultra-low emittance rings

In order to reduce the beam emittance by a large factor, the CLIC Collaboration has developed an innovative dipole magnet prototype and built a permanent magnet demonstrator

Issue 40
23 June, 2022

QUACO at the finish line

Two 90-mm Niobium-titanium (NbTi) double-aperture quadrupole magnets, also called MQYY in the LHC vernacular, have been developed and manufactured by the companies Elytt Energy and SigmaPhi under the QUACO project for the High-Luminosity LHC upgrades.

Issue 37
22 July, 2021

Qualifying HL-LHC magnets and cavities at Uppsala University

Uppsala University is upgrading its FREIA Laboratory, initially constructed for the ESS project, to test superconducting magnets and crab cavities for the HL-LHC

Issue 37
24 June, 2021