ATLAS

ATLAS is one of two general-purpose detectors at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). It investigates a wide range of physics, from the search for the Higgs boson to extra dimensions and particles that could make up dark matter. The articles below relate to the ATLAS experiment.

149 results

ATLAS reports first observation of WWW production

The ATLAS collaboration announces the first observation of WWW production: the simultaneous creation of three massive W bosons in high-energy LHC collisions

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Physics
26 July, 2021

Live: from the ATLAS experiment

Join scientists live from the underground cavern of the ATLAS experiment tomorrow on social media

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At CERN
14 July, 2021
At CERN
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14 July, 2021

First ATLAS New Small Wheel nears completion

On Friday 28 May 2021, the final "wedge" of the first ATLAS New Small Wheel was installed in the detector. This was an important milestone for the Collaboration, in preparation for the wheel’s installation in the ATLAS cavern later this summer

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Experiments
07 June, 2021
Experiments
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07 June, 2021

Supporting talented students with the ATLAS PhD Grant

On 13 April 2021, the recipients of this year's ATLAS PhD Grant were celebrated in an online ceremony

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Experiments
30 April, 2021

ATLAS searches for pairs of Higgs bosons in a rare particle decay

The ATLAS search achieves the world’s best constraints on the size of the Higgs boson’s self-coupling, creating a portal of better understanding into the fundamental Higgs mechanism

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Physics
30 March, 2021

Aligning the ATLAS muon spectrometer

In new results, ATLAS physicists describe novel techniques used to accurately align the muon spectrometer

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Experiments
23 March, 2021
Experiments
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23 March, 2021

ATLAS recognises the accomplishments of its collaboration members

The 2020 ATLAS Outstanding Achievement Awards and Thesis Awards were presented on 11 February

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Experiments
01 March, 2021

ATLAS: Now under new management

The ATLAS collaboration welcomes new management this month, with Andreas Hoecker (CERN) taking the lead as Spokesperson for the experiment

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Experiments
02 March, 2021
Experiments
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02 March, 2021

59 new hadrons and counting

Over the past 10 years, the LHC has found more than 50 new particles called hadrons

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Physics
03 March, 2021
Physics
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03 March, 2021

ATLAS finds evidence of a rare Higgs boson decay

The ATLAS experiment at CERN finds evidence of a rare Higgs boson Dalitz decay to two leptons and a photon

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Physics
08 February, 2021

ATLAS releases open software used to filter LHC collisions

The new collection of 200 additional software packages make most ATLAS software open and reinforces ATLAS’s commitment to open science

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Computing
20 November, 2020

ATLAS sets new limits on exotic types of long-lived particles

The result surpasses previous best mass limits achieved with CERN’s predecessor collider to the LHC

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Physics
29 October, 2020