United States crab cavity program springs forward into production after successful test of prototypes

Crab cavities are critical to increase the number of interactions. After successful prototyping and testing, the US programme has entered series production.

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01 December, 2021

New light on innovative designs for compact, high-brilliance X-ray sources

Set to finish at the end of year, the EU-funded CompactLight project held the promise of designing more compact and cost-effective linac-based photon sources.

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01 December, 2021

Enhancing the training of the next generation of researchers

Expert workshop provided participants with an in-depth overview of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Doctoral Networks scheme.

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01 December, 2021

Innovation in the management of excavated materials: an FCC contribution to circular economy

Innovative proposals received during the first stage of CERN’s “Mining the Future” competition.

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01 December, 2021

Flexible and accessible, the HiRadMat facility celebrates its tenth anniversary

Since its construction in 2011, HiRadMat has been a unique experimental facility for testing materials under beam impact.

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05 November, 2021

Additively manufactured copper components for linear accelerators

World first: Fraunhofer IWS, together with CERN, RTU and PoliMi, for the very first time prints quadrupole components for linear accelerators

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02 November, 2021

The North Area is getting a fresh look

The North Area, part of the Super Proton Synchrotron complex, will see a major two-phased facelift in the upcoming years

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27 October, 2021

LS2 report: The new LHC collimators

During LS2, 16 new collimators have been installed in the LHC ready for the next run and above all for the future HL-LHC

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28 September, 2021

Interview with Lucio Rossi: “When an opportunity meets a need”

Lucio Rossi, coordinator of the HL-LHC project until July 2020, tells us about a new community-building intiative of INFN.

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17 August, 2021

Thallium-based superconducting films have proven the capability for the FCC beam screen

Within the EASITrain project, thallium-based superconducting thin films for the Future Circular Collider beam screen have been fabricated. Their capability proven, a new project has been started to understanding the actual feasibility of the coating.

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11 August, 2021