CERN Engineering News

A new generation of iron-dominated electromagnets has been successfully tested at CERN

2023-09-11 — The proof-of-principle demonstrator could pave the way for more energy-efficient electromagnets

3rd International Conference on Detector Stability and Aging Phenomena in Gaseous Detectors

2023-06-21 — The conference will be held at CERN in the main Auditorium from November 6th to 10th, 2023

The Technical Galleries Consolidation Project is progressing well

2023-04-25 — 5 km of technical galleries have been scanned and half of them 3D-modelled, and the work to renovate and replace their technical infrastructure is in full swing

From CERN to Jupiter: Juice embarks on its historic journey

2023-04-14 — Before embarking on its journey, critical components of ESA’s interplanetary mission were tested in the only facility on Earth capable of replicating Jupiter’s harsh radiative environment

The SM18 test facility in the HL-LHC era

2022-12-07 — SM18 is one of the largest magnet test facilities in the world. Dedicated to testing superconducting magnets and radiofrequency cavities, it is now waiting for the first HL-LHC components

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

2022-11-18 — The first additive manufacturing of a critical accelerator component paves the way for more affordable and versatile particle accelerators.

A remedy against electron clouds inside particle colliders

2022-10-26 — An LHC quadrupole whose beam screen had been coated with a fine layer of carbon displayed minimal heat load in comparison to other magnets, constituting a promising step in eliminating electron clouds in future particle accelerators

Winner of the “Mining the Future” competition announced

2022-10-11 — From brick-building to online flow analyses, ideas abound for sustainable reuse of excavated material from a tunnel for a potential future CERN facility thanks to the “Mining the Future” competition held as part of the FCC Innovation Study.

Guardians of the tunnel

2021-12-21 — Artificial intelligence technologies are being deployed to inspect and document cracks in CERN’s tunnels in order to assess the risks for the machines inside them