ALICE

ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) is a detector on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN. It is specialized to detect quark-gluon plasma, a state of matter thought to have formed just after the big bang.

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ALICE makes first direct observation of a fundamental effect in particle physics

The observation provides direct experimental access to the mass of an elementary particle known as the charm quark

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Physics
18 May, 2022

ALICE General Video

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Experiments
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ALICE beampipe B-roll

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Mass matters when quarks cross a quark–gluon plasma

A new analysis by the ALICE collaboration confirms the expected role of quark mass in the interactions of quarks with a quark–gluon plasma

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Physics
25 March, 2022

Thirty years of Hungarian membership of CERN: the President of the Republic visits the Organization

President Áder visited the CMS cavern and the Globe of Science and Innovation to mark the anniversary of his country joining CERN

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At CERN
22 March, 2022

ALICE takes the next step in understanding the interaction between hadrons

The ALICE collaboration has for the first time observed the residual strong interaction between protons and phi mesons

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Physics
17 November, 2021

ALICE is “FIT” for Run 3 after last new subdetector installation

The Fast Interaction Trigger is the final piece of the puzzle of ALICE’s LS2 subdetector installations

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Experiments
06 July, 2021

ALICE finds that charm hadronisation differs at the LHC

New measurements by the ALICE collaboration show that the way charm quarks form hadrons in proton-proton collisions differs significantly from expectations based on electron collider measurements

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Physics
10 June, 2021