CERN’s transfer lines are undergoing significant renovations to make them more energy efficient while delivering high-quality beams reliably to experiments, write Konstantinos Papastergiou and Gilles Le Godec.

New prototype electron gun to compensate space charge

The ARIES project has developed a prototype electron gun to compensate the effect of space charge with electron lenses in hadron synchrotrons

Issue 39
03 March, 2022

From targets to absorbers, beam-intercepting devices are vital to CERN’s accelerator complex. Marco Calviani describes the major upgrades taking place to prepare for the high-luminosity LHC, and the challenges posed by future projects.

Report on the Nanobeam Technologies workshop

Last February, the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) team working on technical developments organised a workshop on all the different technologies developed for producing, handling, and preserving nanobeams and ultra-short bunches.

Issue 36
08 April, 2021

Acceleration of relativistic beams using laser-generated terahertz pulses

Laser-driven electron accelerator operating at terahertz frequencies.

Issue 34
21 October, 2020