detector

Seven experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) use detectors to analyse the myriad of particles produced by collisions in the accelerator: ATLAS, CMS, ALICE, LHCb, TOTEM, LHCf and MoEDAL

33 results

Successful installation of the CMS Pixel Tracker

News
Experiments
06 August, 2021

Greening gaseous detectors

Physicists seek to replace harmful chlorofluorocarbons with novel “eco-gases”

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Experiments
08 June, 2021
Experiments
News
08 June, 2021

LHCb

Experiments
Experiments

LS2 Report: An upgraded Inner Tracking System joins the ALICE detector

The two barrels of the largest pixel detector ever built have been successfully lowered into the cavern and stand ready for commissioning

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Experiments
26 May, 2021

Crystal Clear, 30 years on

The Crystal Clear collaboration is celebrating its 30th anniversary this April – an opportunity to retrace an unusual journey

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Experiments
28 April, 2021
Experiments
News
28 April, 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
News
23 March, 2021

CERN meets quantum technology

The CERN Quantum Technology Initiative will explore the potential of devices harnessing perplexing quantum phenomena such as entanglement to enrich and expand its challenging research programme

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Computing
30 September, 2020
Computing
News
30 September, 2020

LS2 Report: 144 new muon detectors in CMS

CMS now has a new layer of detectors: 144 gas electron multiplier (GEM) chambers have been installed to detect the muons produced in the very forward region of CMS

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Experiments
29 September, 2020
Experiments
News
29 September, 2020

Keeping the ATLAS Inner Detector in perfect alignment

The ATLAS Inner Detector can measure the position of charged particles that pass through it to better than a 100th of a millimetre! To reach that precision, the detector must be aligned to equal or better accuracy

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Experiments
30 September, 2020
Experiments
News
30 September, 2020

[CANCELLED] 9-13 March: Compact Linear Collider Workshop

Announcement
Physics
26 February, 2020
Physics
Announcement
26 February, 2020

LS2 Report: ATLAS upgrades are in full swing

The assembly of the new muon small wheels and the upgrades on the electronics and trigger systems are progressing well

News
Experiments
03 September, 2019
Experiments
News
03 September, 2019

The subterranean ballet of ALICE

During the long shutdown of CERN’s accelerators, the ALICE experiment at the LHC is removing and refurbishing or replacing the majority of its detectors

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Experiments
19 March, 2019
Experiments
News
19 March, 2019