accelerator

There's more to CERN than the Large Hadron Collider. A series of accelerators work together to push particles to nearly the speed of light.

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Coming together to prepare for ambitious future projects

The first Accelerator and Technology sector workshop on 25 June will help to share expertise, challenges, methodologies and solutions

Opinion
Engineering
11 June, 2024
Engineering
Opinion
11 June, 2024

Accelerator Report: The LHC is well ahead of schedule

Almost the whole accelerator complex is now in “physics mode”, routinely delivering the various types of beam to the different physics facilities and experiments. Notably, the intensity ramp-up in the LHC is progressing remarkably well

News
Accelerators
16 April, 2024

CERN’s accelerators gear up for action after the winter maintenance break

A new physics run is about to begin! The first particle beams should reach the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on 11 March

News
Accelerators
22 February, 2024
Accelerators
News
22 February, 2024

HiLumi News: protecting the components of CERN’s future accelerator

The collimation system of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which protects the accelerator’s components, needs an upgrade to be able to handle the performance of CERN’s future accelerator

News
Accelerators
31 January, 2024
Accelerators
News
31 January, 2024

The CERN Accelerator School celebrates 40 years

In 1983, when textbooks on accelerator physics were sparse, the CERN Accelerator School was born. See how its educational approach continues to make an impact

News
Knowledge sharing
31 January, 2024
Knowledge sharing
News
31 January, 2024

Looking back on an eventful year for accelerators

Accelerator highlights, challenges and successes in 2023

Opinion
Accelerators
07 December, 2023
Accelerators
Opinion
07 December, 2023

Accelerator Report: Optimisation for greater success (and new challenges)

Since the last Accelerator Report, lead-ion beams have been successfully provided to the SPS North Area, in particular to the NA61 experiment, which is their principal user

News
Accelerators
12 October, 2023
Accelerators
News
12 October, 2023