2022: Higgs10, LHC Run 3 and restart

The world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), restarted on 22 April 2022 after more than three years for maintenance, consolidation and upgrade work.

The restart marked the beginning of preparations for the third run of the LHC, called Run 3, which plans four years of physics-data taking at a world-record collision energy of 13.6 trillion electronvolts (13.6 TeV).

Run 3 is expected to start on 5 July, the day after #Higgs10, the 10th anniversary of the discovery of the Higgs boson.

Resources for journalists for these key milestones are added below.

Higgs10

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Fabiola Gianotti, CERN Director General
Tiann-Tevong You, theoretical physicist
Andreas Hoecker, ATLAS experiment spokesperson
Luca Malgeri, CMS experiment spokesperson

LHC Run 3

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Fabiola Gianotti, CERN Director-General
Rende Steerenberg, Head of the Operations Group in the Beams Department
Mike Lamont, Director for Accelerators and Technology
Malika Meddahi, Deputy Director for Accelerators and Technology
Luciano Musa, ALICE experiment spokesperson
Andreas Hoecker, ATLAS experiment spokesperson
Luca Malgeri, CMS experiment Spokesperson
Chris Parkes, LHCb experiment spokesperson
Sophie Renner, theoretical physicist at CERN
Michelangelo Mangano, theoretical physicist at CERN

LHC restart

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