News

CLIC looks towards 2025

The CLIC collaboration is moving towards its technical design report.

Issue 42
15 December, 2022

Advanced accelerator concepts event brings the community back together

Organised this September, a special topics workshop was an opportunity to discuss the international landscape of novel accelerators

Issue 42
15 December, 2022

How can accelerators address environmental challenges? A 10-day event near Geneva for university students

To be renewed next summer, I.FAST project’s yearly student challenge explored environmental and societal applications of accelerator technology.

Issue 42
15 December, 2022

Major boost to European plasma accelerator facility

EuPRAXIA is the first European project that develops a dedicated particle accelerator research infrastructure based on novel plasma acceleration concepts and laser technology.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

Cryogenic Distribution Line, Demineralised Water System, Circuit Disconnector Boxes... The HL-LHC IT String is taking shape

With its first major equipment now in place and infrastructure nearly installed, HL-LHC’s test bed is on track to start operation in 2024.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

From LEP to the FCC-ee, a great leap in precision

At the second EPOL workshop, the FCC-ee community looked at methods for determining energy with ever greater precision

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

Reverse coating: a new method for the production of seamless copper cavities

Inspired by the production of NEG-coated vacuum chambers, this novel technique for high quality Nb/Cu cavities that can be used in FCC-ee has completed its first qualitative feasibility study.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

Tunable permanent magnets for sustainable particle accelerators

Aimed at reducing the energy use of accelerator facilities, the Zero Power Tunable Optics project demonstrated the replacement of resistive electromagnets with permanent ones whilst retaining field strength adjustability.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

With three schools in 2022, the CERN Accelerator School is back!

Held in November, the 2022 Advanced Course on Accelerator Physics brought a challenging year for the CERN Accelerator School to a close.

Issue 42
07 December, 2022

First 3D-printing of crucial component to bring accelerators closer to society

The first additive manufacturing of a critical accelerator component paves the way toward more affordable and versatile particle accelerators.

Issue 42
16 November, 2022