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TY - CONF AU - Zerlauth, M. AU - Antoine, A. AU - Bartmann, W. AU - Bracco, C. AU - Carlier, E. AU - Charifoulline, Z. AU - Denz, R. AU - Goddard, B. AU - Lechner, A. AU - Magnin, N. AU - Martin, C. AU - Mompo, R. AU - Redaelli, S. AU - Romera, I. AU - Salvachua, B. AU - Schmidt, R. AU - Uythoven, J.A. AU - Verweij, A.P. AU - Wenninger, J. AU - Wiesner, C. AU - Wollmann, D. AU - Zamantzas, C. ED - Boland, Mark ED - Tanaka, Hitoshi ED - Button, David ED - Dowd, Rohan ED - Schaa, Volker RW ED - Tan, Eugene TI - Operational Performance of the Machine Protection Systems of the Large Hadron Collider During Run 2 and Lessons Learnt for the LIU/HL-LHC Era J2 - Proc. of IPAC2019, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 May 2019 CY - Melbourne, Australia T2 - International Particle Accelerator Conference T3 - 10 LA - english AB - The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has successfully completed its second operational run of four years length in December 2018. Operation will be stopped during two years for maintenance and upgrades. To allow for the successful completion of the diverse physics program at 6.5 TeV, the LHC has been routinely operating with stored beam energies close to 300 MJ per beam during high intensity proton runs as well as being frequently reconfigured to allow for special physic runs and important machine developments. No significant damage has incurred to the protected accelerator equipment throughout the run thanks to the excellent performance of the various machine protection systems, however a number of important observations and new failure scenarios have been identified, which were studied experimentally as well as through detailed simulations. In this contribution, we provide an overview of the performance of the machine protection systems throughout Run 2 as well as the important lessons learnt that will impact consolidation actions and the upgrade of the machine protection systems for the LIU/HL-LHC era. PB - JACoW Publishing CP - Geneva, Switzerland SP - 3875 EP - 3878 KW - operation KW - machine-protect KW - injection KW - optics KW - experiment DA - 2019/06 PY - 2019 SN - 978-3-95450-208-0 DO - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2019-THPRB031 UR - http://jacow.org/ipac2019/papers/thprb031.pdf ER -