On 3 december 2018, the two-year interruption of the Large Hadron Collider LHC began at CERN in Geneva. During this time, the LHC will be shut down to revise or replace components and raise its energy level. The newest accelerator ring at CERN, the LHC, is 27km in circumference, has 1.9K operating temperature and lies […]
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Guildford, UK, 1 March 2019 – Today, Linde plc (NYSE:LIN; FWB:LIN) announced the restrictions under the hold separate order issued by the US Federal Trade Commission have been lifted following the completion of certain required divestitures in the US. The company will now fully integrate its business globally. About Linde plc Linde plc is […]
Cooling the giant neutron microscope In the southern Swedish city of Lund, a pan-European consortium is building one of today’s largest research facilities, the European Spallation Source (ESS). Based on the world’s most powerful neutron source, the facility will serve as a massive laboratory for scientists working on research projects covering areas such as materials […]
Higher energy densities, longer discharges As planned the second experimental campaign of the world’s largest fusion experiment of the stellarator-type, the Wendelstein 7-X, was finished before Christmas 2017. All components functioned correctly and allowed the scientists to run the experiment with up to 75 Mega Joule for 30 seconds. The third and last part of […]