11
OCT
2018

World’s first crabbing of a proton beam

Crab cavities are special electromagnetic cavities that use electric and magnetic fields to rotate the bunch prior to collision in a particle collider so that the beams collide head-on rather than at an angle. This is one of the most critical elements of the LHC luminosity upgrade. Wh
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19
AUG
2011
Four Rod LHC Crab Cavity workshop

Four Rod LHC Crab Cavity workshop

The Cockcroft Institute hosted a special workshop on a novel new type of crab cavity for the LHC high luminosity upgrade on the 16th and 17th August. The “Four Rod LHC Crab Cavity workshop” organised by the Cockcroft Institute had speakers from CERN, JLab, TechX as well as
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11
JUL
2009

News Items July 2009

4 July Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition “The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition has just closed, and I feel absolutely shattered, hoarse from talking, and yet strangely sad to see the end of such a fabulous week”, said Lee Jones as the public reluctantly began to leave the
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