Tag archive: superconducting magnet

LHC superconducting magnets

5 May 2011 CERN's video on superconducting magnets takes you from the pure physics of superconductivity to its application in particle colliders. See the Meissner effect in action and learn about how superconducting magnets were designed and installed in the Large Hadron Collider. View the video Category: Video of the week | Tagged: ,

One hundred years of superconductivity

| 5 May 2011 This year is the 100th anniversary of the discovery of superconductivity in 1911, the central technology employed in modern particle accelerators. Category: Director's Corner | Tagged: ,