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CLIC represents a compelling opportunity for the post-LHC era

In a recent comment on future particle accelerators in Nature Review Physics, Steinar Stapnes, the CLIC project leader at CERN, reports on the key CLIC concepts and the crucial parameters for planning of a large accelerator.

15/07/2019

The CLIC project is ready to proceed towards construction – report from the annual CLIC week

The annual Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) workshop brings together the full CLIC community, this year attracting more than 200 participants to CERN, 21-25 January. 

07/02/2019

End-of-run rush for CLIC pixel detectors in test beams

Several silicon pixel-detector technologies are being explored in view of the challenging requirements for the CLIC vertex and tracking detectors in terms of high spatial resolution, precise hit timing and very low material budget. 

13/12/2018

High-gradient X-band technology: from TeV colliders to light sources and more

The role of high-gradient and X-band technology is expanding steadily, with applications at a surprisingly wide range of scales.

09/04/2018

CLIC Workshop 2018 Focuses on Strategy

The Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) workshop is the main annual gathering of the CLIC accelerator and detector communities, and this year attracted more than 220 participants to CERN, 22-26 January.

16/02/2018

EU project lights up X-band technology

Advanced linear-accelerator (linac) technology developed at CERN and elsewhere will be used to develop a new generation of compact X-ray free-electron lasers (XFELs), thanks to a €3 million project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.

05/12/2017