Crab Cavities

Crab Cavities

Crab kicks for brighter collisions

Advanced radio-frequency crab cavities are to be tested for the first time in a proton beam, a vital step towards the high-luminosity LHC upgrade, CERN Courier, Vol.58, Number 4, May 2018.

24/04/2018

The Crab Cavity teams celebrate a key milestone

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.

 

08/03/2018

From first concept to the SPS: the challenge of the HL-LHC crab cavities cryomodules

 

Crab cavities will help increase the luminosity of collisions in the High-Luminosity upgrade of the LHC, Accelerating News.

 

15/12/2017

Crab cavities get into their shells

The assembly of the new superconducting crab cavities, the testing of which is planned to take place at the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) in 2018, is progressing with a steady pace and on schedule, CERN Bulle

26/09/2017

Superconductors boost acceleration

The new superconducting crab cavities being assembled at CERN, CERN Updates.

19/09/2017

HL-LHC Crab cavities explained in 180 seconds

High Luminosity LHC Crab Cavities explained in 180 seconds - Video

13/11/2015