U.S. Particle Accelerator School

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USPAS sponsored by
Old Dominion University
January 15-26, 2018
held in Hampton, Virginia

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USPAS sponsored by
Michigan State University
June 4-15, 2018
held in East Lansing, Michigan

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Accelerator Tutorials

LHC Superconducting Magnets

Watch this first video, in a sequence of three, explain the role of superconducting magnets in the Large Hadron Collider and also explain how they work and are constructed. Used with permission: CERN

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