Power tests of HL-LHC quadrupole

In July, the fourth short model of the Nb3Sn quadrupole for the HL-LHC interaction regions was tested in SM18, Accelerating News #26.


D2-CCT orbit corrector test

Today the CERN prototype 2.2 m CCT was lowered into the cluster D test cryostat. Cold testing should start next week.


8th HL-LHC Collaboration Meeting, CERN, 15-18 October 2018

Following the 7th HL-LHC Annual Meeting held in Madrid on 13-17 November 2017, the 8th HL-LHC Collaboration Meeting will be organised at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland from 15 to 18 October 2018.


World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

The first test of superconducting crab cavities to rotate a beam of protons was performed on 23 May using a beam from CERN’s Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) accelerator. Read more: Accelerating News, Issue #25.


Full length prototype of an 11T dipole magnet

The construction of the 5.5-m long 11T dipole prototype was completed in May this year after several years of intense work. Read more: Accelerating News, Issue #25.


Groundbreaking for the HL-LHC civil engineering work

The groundbreaking ceremony for the launch of the civil engineering works took place on Friday 15 June 2018 with the presence of the CERN management, the French and Swiss Authorities and the CERN Council. Read more: Accelerating News, Issue #25


Ground-breaking ceremony for the High-Luminosity LHC

The earthmovers are at work on the ATLAS site in Meyrin and at CMS in Cessy, digging the new shafts for the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC), CERN Bulletin.


World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

The crab cavities, used to rotate the beams of protons, have been successfully tested on 23 May – a world first, CERN Bulletin.


Crabs settled in the tunnel

CERN scientist, Giovanna Vandoni, has coordinated the recent installation of the cryomodule containing the first two prototype cavities in the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS), CERN Bulletin.


Young researchers become innovators

Early this year, the HL-LHC and the FCC teams organized for the first time an Innovation Course for young researchers in their last year of association with CERN, CERN Bulletin.