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Interview with Lucio Rossi: “When an opportunity meets a need”

Lucio Rossi, coordinator of the HL-LHC project until July 2020, tells us about a new community-building intiative of INFN.

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17 August, 2021

Thallium-based superconducting films have proven the capability for the FCC beam screen

Within the EASITrain project, thallium-based superconducting thin films for the Future Circular Collider beam screen have been fabricated. Their capability proven, a new project has been started to understanding the actual feasibility of the coating.

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11 August, 2021

FCC Week 2021: Looking at the project and the people who bring it to life

This summer, the 2021 Future Circular Collider (FCC) Week took place online and attracted more than 700 participants. At the same time, the Collider Diaries follow 5 scientists and engineers who contributed to its superconducting a

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11 August, 2021

I.FAST announces Traineeship Programme at European Accelerator Development Laboratories

The EU-supported project I.FAST announced a traineeship programme to support knowledge transfer of new component technologies between laboratories and industry.

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06 August, 2021

Unravelling the mysteries of vacuum arcs – 9th MeVArc held successfully

In Spring 2021, the 9th workshop dedicated to vacuum arcs MeVArc took place online – it aims at better understanding how electric discharges occur in vacuum.

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29 July, 2021

I.FAST project to position additive manufacturing for accelerator technologies

Additive manufacturing is at the heart of industry 4.0. Recognising its potential, the I.FAST project, funded by the European Union Horizon 2020 program, has the objective of promoting it within the advanced accelerator technologies.

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29 July, 2021

A report from the Heavy Ion Therapy Masterclass School

The Heavy Ion Masterclass (HITM) school that took place from the 17-21 of May 2021. This full-week course was the first event of the EU co-funded HITRIplus project (Heavy Ion Therapy Research Integration).

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23 July, 2021

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.

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22 July, 2021

Ground-breaking method to lift limitation on beam current in Energy Recovery Linac (ERL) developed

Paper on Beam Breakup Instability in ERLs selected as Editor’s Suggestion in Physical Review – Accelerators and Beams

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21 July, 2021

Wakefield accelerators get a boost

New electron accelerator concept combines laser-driven and particle-driven plasma techniques.

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21 July, 2021