CERN Accelerating science

Linear Collider Accelerator and Detector

A highlight from the CLIC Week 2017

by Rickard Ström

This March saw the annual workshop of the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) at CERN, gathering 220 collaborators from over 26 countries to discuss the latest status of the CLIC accelerator and detector studies.

The CLIC workshop 2016 covered Accelerator as well as the Detector and Physics studies, discussing CLIC's present status and programme for the coming years.

The PH Linear Collider Detector group (PH-LCD) was the first user of the new AIDA beam telescope in August, taking data with silicon pixel-detector prototypes under development for a future vertex detector.

Independent of the choice of CERN's next high energy collider, the challenges of designing an FCC detector mirror some of those already under consideration for CLIC.

SPS shutdown sends test beam research to DESY

by Sophie Redford & Dominik Dannheim

Members of the CERN LCD group traveled to DESY, Hamburg to test data acquisition methods for a Timepix pixel detector.


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