Technology Department

LHC Beam Vacuum (LBV)

Monitoring, maintenance & consolidation of the LHC LSS, detectors & arcs cryogenics beam vacuum.

Coordination of all shutdown activities related to LHC beam vacuum including the Experimental areas.

Operate and ensure the availability of the Vacuum infrastructures allowing the:

  • Vacuum acceptance test of LHC beam vacuum equipments including the equipments provided by other groups;

  • Vacuum test stands to study beam related vacuum phenomenon at ambient and cryogenic temperatures relevant for the LHC.

Group-wide design, installation and execution of bake out activities and wrapping technology for bake out applications.

Logistics & storage of strategic spares for all LHC beam vacuum (except LHC Detectors).

Vacuum expertise and support to Projects and to other groups for the design and specification of vacuum related components, verification of the drawings.

Responsible for the vacuum acceptance test for all equipments to be installed in the LHC beam vacuum.