LHC Programme Coordination

LHC Programme Coordinator (LPC) : Federico Alessio (CERN / EP)
Deputy : Christopher Young (CERN / EP)

LHC Luminosity Plots (tables) LHC luminosity plots
pp 2024 2023 2022   2018 2017 2016 2015   2012 2011 2010
Ions 2024 2023 2022   2018 2017 2016 2015   2013 2011 2010

LHC Schedule: 2024 2025 (EDMS Archive)

Injectors schedule 2024

LHC Machine Coordination webpage

LHC commissioning spreadsheet (2024)

Intensity Ramp Up 2024

Special run configurations 2024

2023 Joint Accelerator Performance Workshop

Chamonix 2024 LHC Performance Workshop



Email :
LPC Phone: 79977
LHC Operations (CCC): 77600
Technical Infrastructure Desk (CCC): 72201

LPC Meetings

For Indico pages see here.
For minutes and summaries see here

Filling Schemes

Fill – Scheme association
Filling Scheme Editor
Filling Scheme repository
Filling Scheme Viewer (before 2024)
Filling Scheme Overview (before 2024)
Download of Java scheme viewer attaching to LHC database
Webservice to retrieve the filling scheme for a given fill.

LPC Tools

Performance plots
Simple Lumi Calculator
Integrated Lumi / Fill-length estimator (NEW, including beta* leveling)
Ion Sharer
Scheduling Toy Tool
Annotated Fill Table
Massi-File versioning information


Various Run 2 "reference" filling schemes for comparison
Filling Scheme Candidates for the 2017 ramp-up
Intensity Ramp Up 2022
Heavy Ion (Proton Lead) configuration 2016
Heavy Ion (Lead Lead) configuration 2018
Heavy Ion (Lead Lead) configuration 2022
Heavy Ion (Lead Lead) configuration 2023
Important LHC commissioning steps 2016
Important LHC commissioning steps 2017
Important LHC commissioning steps 2018
Important LHC commissioning steps 2022
LHC commissioning spreadsheet (2017)
LHC commissioning spreadsheet (2018)
LHC commissioning spreadsheet (2022)
LHC commissioning spreadsheet (2023)
Special run configurations 2017
Special run configurations 2018
Special run configurations 2022
Special run configurations 2023

LHC Live Info

LHC Statistics Page
LHC Morning Meetings
LHC status vistars: Page1, Coordination, Operation, Dashboard
Logging database (timber - CERN network only)

Reference Info

Massi file Definition
Intensity Ramp-ups: policies
Machine Development Coordination (Schedules, ...)
LHC Machine Committee (LMC) (Indico)
Performance Notes
DIP data Wiki (CERN network only)
Luminosity Calibration (Run 1 information and references)
Experiments' background definition for Run 2 from LBS Meeting
LPC Mandate Previous LPCs

LHC Panels and Working Groups

LHC Beam Operation Committee: LBOC
LHC Studies Working Group: LSWG
LHC Background and Beam Conditions: LBS
Machine Protection Panel: MPP
Tunnel Region Experiments: TREX
LHC Luminosity Calibration and Monitoring Working Group: LCMWG (meetings in the LPC Indico area)

LHC layouts and nomenclature LHC Integration, Insertion Regions in CDD, LHC geometry
Transfer lines: TI8 in CDD, TI2 in CDD
BLM names, BPM timber mapping file
Magnets of experiments

Short notes: CMS solenoid, LHCb dipole, ATLAS solenoid+toroids, ALICE solenoid and dipole
Publications: ATLAS ref1, ref2 Effect on beams: LHC-OP, LHCCWG 36 & 42, Cham XV, LPN419, IR8 conventions, Cham 2011

Other links

LHCC (Indico pages here), LPCC
Evian 2015Evian 2016, Evian 2017, Evian 2019, Evian 2021 2022 Joint Accelerator Performance Workshop
Chamonix 2014, Chamonix 2016, Chamonix 2018, Chamonix 2021 Chamonix 2023

Injector complex SPS user pages, SPS Status: Page1



Run Coordinator Andrea Ferrero Catrin Bernius

Gianni Masetti
Andrea Massironi

Elena Dall'Occo
Giovanni Cavallero

Lorenzo Bonechi Jamie Boyd Gerardo Vasquez

Meike Danisch
Robert Munzer

Andrej Gorisek Giulia Negro        


LHC Literature/Documentation: Links:
LHC-Experiments specifications Acronyms and definitions in the LHC design report (p 7ff) , Handshake , Beam Modes , DIP data exchange (old)
LHC Performance Notes in CDS
LHC Filling schemes LPN415 , EDMS doc , LPN323 , LPN401
Timing, RF, definitions, bunch numerology RF-TTC FAQ
Overall strategy for early luminosity operation with protons EDMS doc
LHC Design Report vol. 1 "Main Ring"
LHC Access System EDMS node
LHC layouts around experiments in CDD
TED dose/rate simulation (cern-tis-2003-013-rp-tn) in EDMS
Beam Energy measurement/uncertainty J. Wenninger talk at LPCC/LHC Top WG , Paper  ( bibtex reference )
LHC-Experiments workshops: Links:
LHC Lumi Days 2011, 2012, 2019

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