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The superconducting coils for the 11T dipoles have been delivered

35 niobium–tin superconducting coils have been manufactured as part of a fruitful collaboration with the company General Electric. They will be used in the 11 T dipoles for the HL-LHC.

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28 April, 2021

Announcing the 12th Workshop on Accelerators Operation

The 12th Workshop on Accelerators Operation will be held virtually from October 5th to Oct 8th, 2021, organized by the ALBA Synchrotron (Barcelona, Spain).

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27 April, 2021

Accelerators probing Gravitational Waves

The virtual workshop “Storage Rings and Gravitational Waves” (SRGW2021) shed new light on whether accelerators can be used for the detection or generation of Gravitational Waves.

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08 April, 2021

Report on the Nanobeam Technologies workshop

Last February, the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) team working on technical developments organised a workshop on all the different technologies developed for producing, handling, and preserving nanobeams and ultra-short bunches.

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08 April, 2021

A closed-loop, Nelium turbocompressor test facility

To determine the limitations and opportunities brought by radial compressor technology operating with light gases, a closed-loop turbocompressor test facility has been assembled at the University of Stuttgart, in cooperation with TU Dresden.

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07 April, 2021

Bringing Superconducting Power Transmission for HL-LHC from concept to reality

Nb-Ti, MgB2 and ReBCO: a combination of conventional and novel superconductors for the powering of the HL-LHC magnets. Demo 2 and Demo 3 demonstration systems were successfully qualified at CERN in 2020.

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06 April, 2021

Experiment reveals new options for synchrotron light sources

An international team of accelerator experts have used a laser to manipulate electron bunches at PTB's Metrology Light Source so that they emitted intense light pulses having a laser-like character.

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24 February, 2021

Announcing I.FAST, an H2020 project aimed at fostering innovation for particle accelerators

I.FAST aims to enhance innovation in the particle accelerator community, mapping out and facilitating the development of breakthrough technologies common to multiple accelerator platforms.

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28 January, 2021

European projects boost CERN’s medical applications

CERN's Next Ion Medical Machine Study (NIMMS) and MEDICIS facility work towards next- generation medical treatments.

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26 January, 2021

A report on the first HSE-KT Innovation Day

On 16 December 2020, the Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Protection (HSE) Unit, in collaboration with the CERN Knowledge Transfer group, held the first HSE-KT Innovation Day.

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26 January, 2021