HL-LHC

HL-LHC

First civil-engineering milestone passed for the High-Luminosity LHC

Excavation of the two new shafts for the HL-LHC at points 1 and 5 of the accelerator has been completed, 

31/01/2019

A new step for High-Luminosity LHC

During a public visit, the HL-LHC collaborators saw the progress on the civil engineering works, where in that moment the excavations had reached 30 metres at Point 1 and 25 metres at Point 5, Accelerating News | Issue #27.

15/01/2019

A brand-new beam screen to cope with high luminosity

The beam screen for the High-Luminosity LHC will be installed by 2024 in the aperture of the inner triplet superconducting magnets near ATLAS and CMS, CERN Updates.

11/12/2018

Opening the HRMT-45 module by means of a robot

After having undergone several high intensity beam impacts at the HiRadMat facility in August, the TDIS HRMT-45 module was disassembled in November by the EN/STI-TCD and EN/SMM-MRO teams in the bunker 867-R-P58 for the post-irradiation analysis.

04/12/2018

More powerful protectors for higher luminosity

Developed as an upgrade of the current TDI (target dump injection) located at point 2 and point 8 of the accelerator, the TDIS will provide a higher intensity absorption capability for the High-Luminosity LHC, CERN News.

06/11/2018

High-Luminosity LHC: we’re halfway there

The HL-LHC annual meeting, held on 15 October, had a particular significance this year: we’re halfway between the beginning of the project in 2010 and the scheduled start-up of the machine for physics in 2026..., 

05/11/2018