• The AWAKE project is approved by CERN.
  • The AWAKE underground facility is prepared.
  • The proton beamline, laser beamline and plasma cell are installed.
  • AWAKE sends first protons along the beamline.
  • AWAKE sends first protons through plasma. First proton beam self-modulation observed.
  • Demonstration of phase-stable seeded self modulation (SSM).
  • AWAKE electron beamline is ready for operation.
  • AWAKE sends first electrons to the plasma.
  • AWAKE accelerates electrons in the plasma wakefield of a proton bunch.
  • CERN accelerator shutdown period. AWAKE tests will run with laser and electrons only.
  • CERN accelerator shutdown period. AWAKE upgrades its facility.
  • AWAKE continues with an upgraded facility.

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