TITLE

COMMISSIONING OF THE CMS CRYOGENIC SYSTEM AFTER FINAL INSTALLATION IN THE UNDERGROUND CAVERN

AUTHOR(S)
Dupont, Thierry; Courty, Jean-Christophe; Perinic, Goran
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;4/9/2010, Vol. 1218 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
After having served for the surface tests of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) magnet, the cold box and ancillaries of the CMS helium refrigerator have been dismantled, moved and re-installed in the USC55 cavern in 2007. The full re-commissioning in the cavern has been followed by several tests of the refrigerator to confirm its nominal performance before it was used for the magnet and detector tests in 2008. During these tests the safety modes of the refrigeration system have been tested and improved. After a nine-year project both, the magnet and the refrigeration system are now ready for the CMS operation.
ACCESSION #
49807134

 

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