29 Jan 2019
After the LHC was shut down at the end of 2018, one might think that physicists working in the large experiments can sit back and relax. On the contrary, CMS will undergo an intensive upgrade and maintenance program during the two-year long break in…
01 Jul 2009
A series of important milestones have been passed during the last 3 months. With the delivery of refurbished cooling systems, pixels and strip systems have been brought back into operation after long shutdowns. Pixels has been operating since…
04 May 2009
In July of last year we successfully inserted the pixel detector inside CMS and successfully integrated and operated it with the rest of the CMS detector during the CRAFT run. Despite the excellent detector performance some problems arose after…