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Press Release: Successful Test of New U.S. Magnet Puts Large Hadron Collider on Track for Major Upgrade

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HQ02a is a superconducting quadrupole magnet made from modern niobium tin that will play a key role in developing a new beam focusing system for CERNís Large Hadron Collider. (Photo by Helene Felice, Berkeley Lab)



Wound with high performance superconducting niobium tin, the new HQ02a quadrupole has a larger aperture and superconducting coils designed to operate at a higher magnetic field than previous final focusing magnets. (Photo by Helene Felice, Berkeley Lab)



At Fermilabís Vertical Magnet Test Facility, the new HQ02a quadrupole achieved all its challenging objectives. (Photo by Guram Chlachidze, Fermilab)



Press Release: Successful Test of New U.S. Magnet Puts Large Hadron Collider on Track for Major Upgrade