Chronicle of Events

Chronicle of Events

Chronicle of Events


Jun. 28, 2021   HEPS Installs First Piece of Accelerator Equipment in Linac Tunnel.

Jun. 1, 2021


The construction of HEPS linac tunnel had been completed.

May 14, 2021  

The batch processing of sextupole magnets for booster had been accomplished ahead of schedule.

Mar. 20, 2021  

The first 15 magnets had been transported to PAPS building, HUAIROU.


Nov. 13, 2020  

TSV Pixel Array Detector Engineering Prototype Successfully Developed.

The TSV pixel array detector engineering prototype, composed of 18 modules, was manufactured successfully and the gap between the modules was reduced from 9mm to 2.5mm.

Aug.12, 2020   HEPS project work assignments were signed up.

July 29, 2020


Domestically Made High-performance WR1800 Waveguide Directional Coupler Passed Essential Tests.

May 29, 2020  

The first dipole and sextupole magnets for booster were accomplished on schedule.

Apr. 13, 2020  

Foundation replacement with C15 plain concrete moved into a second phase.

Feb. 13, 2020   HEPS project came back to civil construction on Feb.13, after the Spring Festival.
Feb.10, 2020  

The appointment of new HEPS project management was announced.


Jun. 29, 2019    The HEPS began construction in Beijing' s Huairou District on June 29, 2019.

May 22, 2019


The HEPS final budgetary was approval.

Mar. 14, 2019


The HEPS Environmental Impact Report was approved by the Beijing Ecological Environment Bureau.

Jan. 18, 2019


The preliminary design of HEPS was approved by Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Dec. 28, 2018


The HEPS feasibility study report was approved by the National Development and Reform Commission.

Oct. 26, 2018


Obtained the HEPS construction land planning permit.

Oct. 25, 2018


Acquired the reply of the Ministry of Natural Resources on the pre-inspection opinions on the construction land of high-energy synchrotron radiation source project.

Jul. 20, 2018


Chinese Academy of Sciences decided to establish the HEPS Engineering Science and Technology Committee.

Apr. 9, 2018


Chinese Academy of Sciences decided to establish the HEPS Engineering Managing department.

Jan. 31, 2018


HEPS stability evaluation report was approved by Huai’rou District.


Dec. 15, 2017


The HEPS project proposal was officially approved by the National Development and Reform Commission.

Sept. 5, 2017


The appraisal result of the HEPS project park planning and architectural design proposal were announced, and the top one plan from the China Electronics Engineering Design Institute, the “Scientific Aircraft Carrier” (later renamed “Microscopic World”), was selected for the feasibility report. The plan was submitted to Chinese Academy of Sciences and Beijing in Oct. 2017 and Jan. 2018 respectively, and was approved by the Beijing Municipal Government in Mar. 2018.

Mar. 6, 2017


The HEPS beamline station selection meeting was held to select 14 beamline stations for the first phase of construction.

Feb. 23-24, 2017


The HEPS civil concept design review meeting was held and the infrastructure design proposal for the HEPS project was selected.


Dec. 23, 2016


HEPS was included in the “13th Five-Year Plan for Major National Science and Technology Infrastructure Construction”.