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LHC reaches 2017 targets ahead of schedule CERN and The LHC

LHC reaches 2017 targets ahead of schedule CERN and The LHC


The LHC has outperformed its target for 2017, delivering more collisions than expected to LHC experiments. Credit: CERN

View of the LHC tunnel. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN

Technicians get around the tunnel on bicycles


The Large Hadron Collider is the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator (Image: CERN)

The 2017 data taking period has been very successful, because of the excellent performances of both the LHC and the LHCb experiment itself.

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LHC tunnel

ALPHA experiment pictures

Magnetic tapes, retrieved by robotic arms, are used for long-term storage. Credit: Julian Ordan/CERN

5 Dec 2017 — Before the LHC was shut down for the winter, the operators tested techniques under development for its successor, the High-Luminosity LHC ...

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The Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS), pictured during a recent technical stop. (Image: Max Brice/CERN)

LHC experiments present latest results at ICHEP

It has been the first time ever that an experiment has collected data in the collider and fixed-target modes simultaneously. LHCb physicists showed that it ...

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So far, the LHC has reached an energy of about 3.5 trillion electron volts, or half of its full energy. Image credit: CERN.

Event displays. Discover the latest images of particle collisions at the LHC

Integrated luminosity · Integrated luminosity. On 28 April, 13 days ahead of schedule, operators at CERN's Large Hadron Collider ...

Preparations being made in the underground experimental cavern of CMS prior to the installation of the second-generation Pixel Tracker of CMS. Credit: CERN

Works accelerate when the LHC sleeps

15 Dec 2017 — CERN celebrates 25 years since the beginning of the LHC experimental programme

Fermilab has had many successes over the past fifty years, including the discovery of the bottom quark in 1977. (Image: Fermilab)

... recorded by ATLAS earlier in April, from some of the first collisions of the year with three proton bunches circulating in the LHC (Image: ATLAS/ CERN)

Simulation of a plasma wakefield in the AWAKE experiment

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The Higgs boson

The future of the LHC takes shape

CERN's Large Hadron Collider

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The winter shutdown of the LHC enabled upgrades and maintenance to take place (Image: Maximilien Brice/CERN)

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The LHCb collaboration seen inside the LHCb cavern

'A thousand times more computing power by 2006'

The 2-in-1 structure of the LHC dipole magnets

Cern New Particle Event

Inside one of the protoDUNE detectors, currently under construction at CERN (Image: Max Brice/CERN)

A plot signed by the whole String 2 team showing the steady increase in current to

On 23 October there was great excitement in the Prevessin control room when, on the

Beam transfer magnets. No image credit. The Large Hadron Collider ...

Screen showing two beams in the LHC (Image: CERN)

All being well, by Christmas, the LHC should reach 1.2 TeV per beam, and have provided good quantities of collision data for the experiments' calibrations.

Figure 1: Top: Roman Pots location along the LHC beam-line. Bottom

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CMS end cap lowered into place Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Antonio Saba was able to capture images from the CERN: ALICE which is a multimillion dollar mechanism used for experiments regarding the Big Bang Theory.

Allan, Jordan, 16 May 2017. The SESAME light source was today officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II. An intergovernmental organization, SESAME ...

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CERN completes transition to lead-ion running at the LHC

CMS and LHCb experiments reveal new rare particle decay

Compact Muon Solenoid, part of the The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the

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Photograph of a section of tubing used inside the Large Hadron Collider

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An event recorded by CMS earlier in April, from some of the first collisions of the year with three proton bunches circulating in the LHC (Image: CMS/CERN)

Photograph of the outside of the main entrance building to CERN

Layout of the LHC. The machine provides eight straight insertion regions


CERN computing centre in 2017 (Image: Robert Hradil, Monika Majer/ProStudio22.ch)

Figure 1: Relocation of beam loss monitors in the LHC arcs.

HL-LHC timeline

Figure 1: The schematic layout of the LHC (the separation of the two rings

Figure 1: Schematic illustration of the different proton run periods envisaged for the LHC in

Accelerating particles - but not just for the LHC

Figure 2-15: Initial luminosity for each colliding bunch pair along the full train


LHC data

Figure 2. Cryogenic installations and refrigeration capacity at various temperature levels.

The physics of proton therapy

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12 steps - From idea to discovery

Figure 3Corrector layout in the LHC experimental insertions [16].

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Schematic view of the CERN accelerator complex.

The most probable loss pattern is determined by a minimum of the

In the CERN Control Centre, Jan Uythoven and his colleagues perform studies to improve the operation of the LHC. Credit: Maximilien Brice/CERN

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Large Hadron Collider - The LHC tunnel is located 100 metres underground, in the region

Figure 15: Measured (top) and simulated (bottom) beam loss around the

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Figure 2: Example of the so-called " cardiogram " of LHC operation for