When the LHC and injector beams stopped on 16 February, the following words appeared on LHC Page 1: "No beam for a while. Access required: Time estimate ˜2 years".
In the last beam period before a two-year shutdown, the LHC began 2013 with a challenge: proton–ion collisions.
Every so often the source of the lead ions has to be replaced.
The 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium provided a broader stage for discussions.
At 6 a.m. on 17 December, operators ended the LHC’s first three-year-long run for proton physics with a new performance milestone. In the preceding days, the space between proton bunches had been ...
As more data rolled in, new results rolled out.
Meetings highlight progress towards the LHC luminosity upgrade.
Carlos Lourenço reviews in 2013 LHC Physics.
Following tests in September, a short, dedicated run at the end of October provided "de-squeezed" beams to the ALFA and TOTEM experiments, allowing new measurements of the elastic proton–proton cros...
DESY’s pioneering and highly productive storage ring retires at the end of this year. Till Mundzeck looks back at almost 40 years of many contributions to a variety offields in science and technolog...