Photo a day: example magnet

A superconducting quadrupole magnet sits outside of a building near the French gate on the Meyrin CERN site. Quadrupole magnets are the "lenses" of the particle accelerator world, allowing focusing and defocusing of the beams.

A superconducting quadrupole magnet sits outside of a building near the French gate on the Meyrin CERN site. Quadrupole magnets are the “lenses” of the particle accelerator world, allowing focusing and defocusing of the beams.

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