Small CLICs towards tomorrow's compact linear accelerators

CLIC's compact technologies can help to broaden the applications of linear accelerators.

Issue 46
05 February, 2024

The wider challenge of sustainability: Assessing the life cycle of future linear colliders

Making a sustainable future accelerator facility requires much more than reducing its energy consumption, it demands a direct quantification of the ecological footprint from start to end

Issue 45
26 September, 2023

Japan’s Accelerator Test Facility 2 opens again for overseas collaborators experiments

Located in KEK Japan, this experimental facility will pursue the necessary R&D to maximize the luminosity potential of linear colliders.

Issue 43
15 March, 2023

CLIC looks towards 2025

The CLIC collaboration is moving towards its technical design report.

Issue 42
15 December, 2022

The miniature accelerator: dream or reality?

To look into the atomic and subatomic structure of materials and cells, future industry will need ever-smaller accelerators.

Issue 41
26 September, 2022

Optimising CLIC for reducing the electricity consumption at machine and laboratory level

Optimised system designs for power efficiency, high efficiency klystrons, permanent magnets, renewable power… The linear collider projects are working to address power efficiency and reduce the environmental impact of the facilities.

Issue 41
19 September, 2022

Permanent magnets, a new design paradigm for ultra-low emittance rings

In order to reduce the beam emittance by a large factor, the CLIC Collaboration has developed an innovative dipole magnet prototype and built a permanent magnet demonstrator

Issue 40
23 June, 2022

CompactLight completes the Conceptual Design Report for an advanced and compact hard X-ray facility

The EU-funded project held the promise of designing more compact and cost-effective linac-based photon sources.

Issue 39
04 March, 2022

Unravelling the mysteries of vacuum arcs – 9th MeVArc held successfully

In Spring 2021, the 9th workshop dedicated to vacuum arcs MeVArc took place online – it aims at better understanding how electric discharges occur in vacuum.

Issue 37
29 July, 2021

Xcitement down under: Australia gets first X-band facility

Half of a CERN high-gradient test facility embarks on a new life at the University of Melbourne

Issue 36
15 January, 2021