LHC

Seven experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) use detectors to analyse the myriad of particles produced by collisions in the accelerator. These experiments are run by collaborations of scientists from institutes all over the world. Each experiment is distinct and characterised by its detectors.

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A remedy against electron clouds inside particle colliders

An LHC quadrupole whose beam screen had been coated with a fine layer of carbon displayed minimal heat load in comparison to other magnets, constituting a promising step in eliminating electron clouds in future particle accelerators

News
Engineering
26 October, 2022
Engineering
News
26 October, 2022

An encouraging start for Run 3

Opinion
Accelerators
31 August, 2022
Accelerators
Opinion
31 August, 2022

Higgs10: Big Bang Day

On 10 September 2008, the LHC circulated its first beams. It may not have been all plain sailing from then on, but the adventure had begun.

Feature
Physics
20 June, 2022
Physics
Feature
20 June, 2022

Join CERN in a historic particle physics week

Tune in to celebrate ten years of Higgs research at the LHC with CERN on 3 and 4 July. If your hunger for physics hasn’t been satiated, stay to witness the start of Run 3 at the LHC on 5 July

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At CERN
20 June, 2022

Autopsy of an LHC beam dump

For the first time at CERN, an autopsy has been carried out on a radioactive beam dump. Inspection of the inner workings of the device helped the teams to find out more about how materials behave under the impact of high-energy beams

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Accelerators
08 June, 2022
Accelerators
News
08 June, 2022

What will the future LHC beam dumps be made of?

A new experiment has been performed at the HiRadMat facility to test various materials that could be used in the LHC and HL-LHC beam dumps

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Accelerators
08 June, 2022

LHC the guide FAQ

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Knowledge sharing
Knowledge sharing
Brochure

Large Hadron Collider restarts

Beams of protons are again circulating around the collider’s 27-kilometre ring, marking the end of a multiple-year hiatus for upgrade work

News
Accelerators
22 April, 2022
Accelerators
News
22 April, 2022