The task of the Cryogenics Laboratory and Test Stations (LCSE) is to develop expertise in cryogenics technology for superconducting magnets, accelerator cavities, physics detectors (cryogenic target systems, calorimeters), and the production and distribution of liquid helium. This expertise is applied to the design, construction, and operation of cryogenic facilities of various types and sizes. Fluids currently in use include helium, nitrogen, argon and hydrogen. Design and ... More »
  The Laboratory for Superconducting Magnet Research (LEAS) offers its expertise in magnetic fields to IRFU physicists and is staffed by eight technicians, 17 engineers and one PhD student as of December 2012. The laboratory teams are responsible for the design and project management of superconducting magnets for experimental facilities, especially large magnets or those with high magnetic fields.   In the design of superconducting magnets, LEAS applies its expertise to the ... More »
The Accelerator Design and Development Laboratory (LEDA) brings together SACM expertise and skills in the design, construction, and testing of systems used to produce, transport, and accelerate charged particle beams. As of December 31, 2012, LEDA employs 20 engineers, seven technicians and one PhD student, working in the following teams: a team of experts in beam modeling applied to linear and circular accelerators, in the presence of collective effects such as space charge or wake ... More »
The Cavity and Cryomodule Development and Integration Laboratory (LIDC2) is a centre of expertise within SACM in relation to research on superconducting accelerator cavities and the integration of cryomodules.   LIDC2 provides expertise in support of IRFU projects. The laboratory carries out the R&D work needed for the development of cavities from the perspective of both materials (multilayer and polishing) and surfaces (electropolishing and high pressure rinsing). The laboratory ... More »
As of December 31, 2012, the Accelerator and Hyperfrequency Systems Engineering Laboratory (LISAH) employs 13 engineers and five technicians. Their expertise covers the design of high frequency electromagnetic structures and their deployment together with appropriate instrumentation.   The work of the laboratory is mainly concerned with the development of systems for particle accelerators used in physics research (radio frequency quadrupoles, cryomodules with superconducting cavities ... More »
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