The CERNquadbot, a cutting-edge robotic solution, has completed its maiden radiation protection test within CERN’s North Area, marking a significant step in enhancing exploration within the Laboratory’s complex facilities. Developed within Building 937, this four-legged robot offers unparalleled stability and maneuverability in cluttered and uneven terrains, unlike its wheeled or tracked predecessors.
Equipped with advanced control algorithms, the CERNquadbot can monitor environmental conditions and detect anomalies in areas like the ALICE detector caverns. Its role complements other robotic solutions at CERN, such as the Train Inspection Monorail (TIM), which monitors the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) from above. The integration of the CERNquadbot into CERN’s robotic ecosystem signifies a milestone in innovation, promising to revolutionize exploration within particle physics.