Andrew was privileged to fly to Geneva recently to visit the CERN Facility (European Organization for Nuclear Research), Home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and spiritual home of particle physics.
He undertook measurements of noise and vibration within the LINAC 4 facility, which will soon be replacing the existing Linear Accelerator feeding into the LHC. This new accelerator is hoping to enable “an upgrade of the LHC injectors for higher intensity and eventually an increase of the LHC luminosity”.
This boost in power will hopefully enable CERN to delve deeper into the origins of the universe by allowing further exploration of fundamental particles.
The data gained from our measurements is to be used to advise our clients on the installation of similar particle accelerators proposed in other areas of the world.