The European Organization for Nuclear Research
known as CERN (/ˈsɜːrn/; French pronunciation: [sɛʁn]; derived from the name "Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire"; see History), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Established in 1954, the organization is based in a northwest suburb of Geneva on the Franco–Swiss border, (46°14′3″N 6°3′19″E) and has 22 member states. Israel is the only non-European country granted full membership.
CERN's main function is to provide the particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research – as a result, numerous experiments have been constructed at CERN as a result of international collaborations.
CERN is also the birthplace of the World Wide Web. The main site at Meyrin has a large computer facility containing powerful data processing facilities, primarily for experimental-data analysis; because of the need to make these facilities available to researchers elsewhere, it has historically been a major wide area network hub.
Advanced Wakefield Experiment by cern
The Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment (AWAKE) is an accelerator R&D project based at CERN. It is a proof-of-principle experiment investigating the use of plasma wakefields driven by a proton bunch to accelerate charged particles.
A plasma wakefield is a type of wave generated by particles travelling through a plasma. AWAKE will send proton beams through plasma cells to generate these fields. By harnessing wakefields, physicists may be able to produce accelerator gradients hundreds of times higher than those achieved in current radiofrequency cavities. This would allow future colliders to achieve higher energies over shorter distances than is possible today.
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- Particles and Nuclei International Conference 2020 (PANIC2020) January 21, 2020Particles and Nuclei International Conference 2020 (PANIC2020) anschaef Tue, 01/21/2020 - 09:56 PANIC2020 will be held in Lisbon from 31 August to 4 September 2020. This conference is the 22nd in the series of triennial conferences which bring together the Particle and Nuclear Physics communities. PANIC2020 consists of plenary talks, a number of parallel sessions […]anschaef
- 23 January: closure of Entrance C to traffic leaving the site in the morning January 20, 202023 January: closure of Entrance C to traffic leaving the site in the morning anschaef Mon, 01/20/2020 - 12:05 Due to deployment work on the Wi-Fi network, Entrance C of the Meyrin site (Route Maxwell) will be closed on Thursday, 23 January 2020 from 7.30 a.m. to 12 noon to traffic leaving the site only. […]anschaef
- CERN Computer Security team: Abuse, blunder and fun January 14, 2020CERN Computer Security team: Abuse, blunder and fun cmenard Tue, 01/14/2020 - 18:20 CERN is under cyberattack. Now. Permanently. Script kiddies want to put their logo or message on our webpages. Attackers want to abuse our computing resources. Thieves aim for your password. Criminals for our money. Some insiders also break the rules, often inadvertently. […]cmenard
- 21 January: Closure of roads for an exceptional convoy on the Meyrin site January 14, 202021 January: Closure of roads for an exceptional convoy on the Meyrin site anschaef Tue, 01/14/2020 - 10:08 Due to an exceptional convoy, Route Einstein, Route Balmer and Route de Meyrin will be closed on Tuesday 21 January from 9.00 am to 12.00 pm. The Route de Meyrin will also be closed from the Route […]anschaef
- Closure of the extension of Restaurant 1 from 7 p.m. every day January 9, 2020Closure of the extension of Restaurant 1 from 7 p.m. every day anschaef Thu, 01/09/2020 - 14:19 Please note that, from 13 January 2020, the extension of Restaurant 1 will be closed from 7 p.m. every day, including weekends. Private parties will still be authorised in Restaurant 1: the exact location will be communicated upon reception […]anschaef
- 2020 CERN-JINR European School of High-Energy Physics January 9, 20202020 CERN-JINR European School of High-Energy Physics anschaef Thu, 01/09/2020 - 12:35 The 2020 CERN-JINR European School of High-Energy Physics (ESHEP2020) will take place in Israel, 17-30 June 2020. The School is targeted particularly at students in experimental HEP who are in the final years of work towards their PhDs, although candidates at an earlier […]anschaef
- Esplanade des Particules - major traffic disruption in January January 8, 2020Esplanade des Particules - major traffic disruption in January anschaef Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:33 Kindly note that due to preparatory work for CERN’s new Science Gateway, pedestrian and vehicle access to the western part of the Esplanade des Particules will be suspended from Monday 13 to Friday 31 January (see map). Traffic on the Route […]anschaef
- Register now for FameLab 2020! January 8, 2020Register now for FameLab 2020! anschaef Wed, 01/08/2020 - 10:27 FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world. Participants have just three minutes to win over the judges and crowd with a scientific talk that excels for its content, clarity and charisma. The best participant will represent Switzerland at the FameLab International […]anschaef
- Entrance to BA4: contraflow system in place from 13 January to 27 March 2020 January 7, 2020Entrance to BA4: contraflow system in place from 13 January to 27 March 2020 The SMB department anschaef Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:40 Please note that, due to roadworks, only one lane will be open to traffic at the entrance to BA4 from Monday, 13 January to Thursday, 27 March 2020. A contraflow system using only […]anschaef
- The opening hours of the Library Welcome Desk are changing January 6, 2020The opening hours of the Library Welcome Desk are changing cmenard Mon, 01/06/2020 - 11:54 In a time when documents are increasingly available online and library services are more and more often provided in electronic form, our Library visit statistics show particularly modest usage of our services after 6.00 p.m. To align the working hours […]cmenard
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