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Author Hancock, S. ♦ Mahner, E. ♦ Raich, U. ♦ Jowett, John M. ♦ Scrivens, R. ♦ Dumas, L. ♦ Royer, J-P ♦ Chanel, M. ♦ Manglunki, Django ♦ Borburgh, J. ♦ Maury, S. ♦ Rey, A. ♦ Sermeus, L. ♦ Küchler, D. ♦ Vandorpe, B. ♦ Tranquille, G. ♦ Hourican, M. ♦ Carli, C. ♦ Gourber-Pace, M. ♦ Vallet, J. L. ♦ Fowler, T. ♦ Martini, M. ♦ Pasinelli, S. ♦ Beuret, A.
Source CERN Document Server
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Date Created 2007-04-02
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Modern physics ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Accelerators and Storage Rings
Abstract The LHC will, in addition to proton runs, be operated with Pb ions and provide collisions at energies of 5.5 TeV per nucleon pair, i.e. more than 1.1 PeV per event, to experiments. The transformation of CERN's ion injector complex (Linac3-LEIR-PS-SPS) to allow collision of ions in LHC in 2008 is well under way. The status of these modifications and the latest results of commissioning will be presented. The remaining challenges are reviewed.
Description Presented at: 4th Asian Particle Accelerator Conference, Indore, India, 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2007
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2007-01-29
Page Count 3