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Mandate :

The LE section is responsible for the design of the secondary beams downstream the primary targets and of the corresponding experimental areas, as well as of irradiation or test facilities in the CERN accelerator complex and the liaison with all related users.

In particular this includes:

  • Design, commissioning and upgrade of secondary beam lines, experimental and test facilities. Follow its installation, maintenance and consolidation and ensure the beam readiness

  • Ensure the coordination between experiments, users, operators, equipment and service groups

  • Provide support to and host projects linked to secondary beam lines, experimental areas and the interface between beam and detectors.

  • Coordination of the above activities and covering safety aspects.


Today the section covers:

  • The East and North Experimental Areas exploitation

  • HiRadMat

and its activities also include:

  • The low-energy beams for the EHN1 extension

  • Participation in PBC studies

  • Coordinate the CLIC Machine Detector Interface

  • Chair the EATM and EATC meetings

  • Participation/representation in various meetings, such as IEFC, FOM, User meetings, SPSC, etcetera