After several years of engineering and specification work, the efforts now move to the procurement of materials and components for the assembly of the TDIS prototype. Read more: Accelerating News, Issue #24.
On 7th March the INFN-LASA laboratory completed the construction and successfully tested a superconducting coil in MgB2 (Magnesium di-Boride based conductor) to be used in a high order corrector magnet. Read more: Accelerating News, Issue #24.
A festive event took place in the Globe on Wednesday 7th March to celebrate the successful completion and installation of the first cryo-module of the Crab Cavity system project and the newly prepared cryogenic test facility in the SPS.
Crab cavities will help increase the luminosity of collisions in the High-Luminosity upgrade of the LHC, Accelerating News.
The first HiLumi - FCC Innovation course will take place on 31 January - 1 February 2018.
This is the kickoff event (30st October to 1st November 2017, Main Auditorium) for a series of meetings, running throughout 2018, with plenary events and intermediate periods of working group activities.