CERN Engineering News

Carbon dioxide for the environment

Following the completion of a successful in-house development phase, CERN is equipping the ATLAS and CMS detectors with new carbon dioxide (CO2) cooling systems that will contribute to the transition towards green and sustainable technology in this area


Balancing preservation with modernisation

Ageing buildings, sustainable ambitions and 9500 ServiceDesk tickets in 2023 so far – here’s how the Site and Civil Engineering department defines site consolidation priorities


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

The proof-of-principle demonstrator could pave the way for more energy-efficient electromagnets


3rd International Conference on Detector Stability and Aging Phenomena in Gaseo…

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

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

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

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

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

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