CERN Accelerating science

Small and medium experiments group

First positrons for GBAR

by Patrice Perez (IRFU, CEA, Université Paris-Saclay)

GBAR antimatter experiment sees first beam of positrons from a small electron linear accelerator. 

Last week, the new CERN-MEDICIS facility has produced radioisotopes that will be used primarily for hospitals and research centres in Switzerland and across Europe. 

A special Xenon run for NA61/SHINE

by Panos Charitos

Earlier in October, the Large Hadron Collider had a special run of colliding xenon nuclei; a new flavour compared to the standard proton and lead collisions foreseen in the LHC experimental programme.

How heavy is the proton?

by Panos Charitos