New technologies for the next generation hadron colliders
Sala Lauree (Dip. di Fisica - Edificio G. Marconi)
Dip. di Fisica - Edificio G. Marconi
To decisively upgrade the luminosity of the LHC, and increase its Physics reach, the High Luminosity LHC project is opening a new territory, developing a broad range of new technologies. Among them: accelerator magnets in the 12 tesla range based on advanced Nb3Sn technology, long superconducting links rated for 100 kA with novel MgB2 superconductors, new type of SRF cavities (kicking the beam transversally rather than longitudinally), new material capable to withstand unprecedented beam energy density, and many others. The talk will discuss the status of these new technologies for HL-LHC, now at the verge of entering into production, as well as the studies under way for the post-LHC Hadron Collider. In particular, for the FCC stronger Nb3Sn magnets, for 16 T, are under design and the first R&D on HTS (High Temperature Superconductors) accelerator magnets has started with results promising to open the 20 T range, which would make the 100 km FCC beyond the 100 TeV threshold.