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.

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First lead-ion collisions in the LHC at record energy

On Friday, 18 November, a test using collisions of lead ions was carried out in the LHC and provided an opportunity for the experiments to validate the new detectors and new data-processing systems ahead of next year’s lead-lead physics run.

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Experiments
23 November, 2022
Experiments
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23 November, 2022

ATLAS measures Higgs boson’s decay width

The decay width is linked to the particle’s lifetime and if found to deviate from its predicted value could indicate the presence of new physics

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Physics
18 November, 2022
Physics
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18 November, 2022

ATLAS measures joint polarisation of carriers of the weak force

Joint-polarisation measurements of the W and Z bosons provide new opportunities to look for physics beyond the Standard Model

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Physics
14 July, 2022

Exceptional ATLAS collaborators honoured at the 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards

The ATLAS collaboration held its sixth Outstanding Achievement Awards ceremony at CERN on 23 June 2022

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Experiments
20 July, 2022

Searching for matter–antimatter asymmetry with the Higgs boson

The ATLAS and CMS collaborations have searched for matter–antimatter asymmetry in the interaction between the Higgs boson and the tau lepton

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Physics
23 June, 2022

Higgs10: When spring 2012 turned to summer

It was just a few short weeks in mid-2012, but they were so intense that it felt like years. As 4 July drew near, the ATLAS and CMS experiments could sense that they were homing in on something big.

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Physics
04 July, 2022
Physics
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04 July, 2022

ATLAS and CMS release results of most comprehensive studies yet of Higgs boson’s properties

The collaborations have used the largest samples of proton–proton collision data recorded so far by the experiments to study the unique particle in unprecedented detail

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Physics
04 July, 2022

LHC Run 3: physics at record energy starts tomorrow

The Large Hadron Collider is ready to once again start delivering proton collisions to experiments, this time at an unprecedented energy of 13.6 TeV, marking the start of the accelerator’s third run of data taking for physics

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Physics
04 July, 2022

The Higgs boson, ten years after its discovery

The discovery of the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider and the progress made since then, have allowed physicists to make tremendous steps forward in our understanding of the universe

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Physics
04 July, 2022
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Press release
04 July, 2022

Harnessing a supercomputer for ATLAS

The Vega supercomputer in Slovenia is the most recent HPC centre to process ATLAS experimental data

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Computing
16 June, 2022
Computing
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16 June, 2022