LHCb

The LHCb experiment is on the LHC ring and specialises in investigating the slight differences between matter and antimatter by studying a type of particle called the “beauty quark” or “b quark”.

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Upgrading the LHCb sub-detectors for the HL-LHC

The LHCb experiment is revamping its electromagnetic calorimeter with new high-performance modules and equipping its ring-imaging Cherenkov detectors with very fast electronics

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Experiments
06 June, 2024

Searching for new asymmetry between matter and antimatter

LHCb has conducted a new search for matter–antimatter asymmetry using its full data sets from the first and second runs of the LHC

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Physics
11 April, 2024

LHCb observes a new decay mode of the charmed beauty meson

The result has implications for future searches for rare beauty meson decays and for the interpretation of results from the Fermilab g-2 experiment

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Physics
04 March, 2024

LHCb experiment releases all of its Run 1 proton–proton data

The latest release makes LHCb research data, used by researchers to produce a number of significant results, available to anyone for a wide range of physics studies

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Experiments
11 January, 2024
Experiments
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11 January, 2024

LIVE: from the CERN Control Centre with the four largest LHC experiments

Join scientists from the four largest LHC experiments and other experts, live at the CERN Control Centre on 2 November 2023, 3 p.m. CET, for a recap of the first heavy-ion run of the LHC Run 3

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Experiments
25 October, 2023
Experiments
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25 October, 2023

LHCb sends gift to PANDA

The decommissioned outer tracker of CERN’s LHCb experiment embarked on a one-week journey to the FAIR facility in Darmstadt, Germany, where it will be used by the PANDA experiment to study how subatomic particles build up matter

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Experiments
05 October, 2023
Experiments
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05 October, 2023

LHCb observes hypertriton production in proton-proton collisions at the LHC

With its detection of hypertriton in proton-proton collisions, the LHCb experiment strengthens CERN’s role as one of the few places worldwide to study hypernuclei such as the hypertriton and its antipartner in detail

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Physics
23 August, 2023

Accelerator Report: Leak repaired, cooling in progress

Despite challenging working conditions, the vacuum leak caused by the quench that occurred on 17 July was repaired in less than 10 days

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Accelerators
07 August, 2023
Accelerators
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07 August, 2023

Accelerator Report: A quench of an LHC inner triplet magnet causes a small leak with major consequences

On Monday, 17 July, the LHC beams were dumped after only 9 minutes in collision due to a radiofrequency interlock caused by an electrical perturbation

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Accelerators
19 July, 2023

New management for the LHCb collaboration in 2023

On 1 July 2023, a new spokesperson and two deputies took over at the helm of the LHCb experiment

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Experiments
05 July, 2023

LHCb celebrates prizewinners

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At CERN
21 June, 2023
At CERN
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21 June, 2023

LHCb tightens precision on key measurements of matter–antimatter asymmetry

The LHCb collaboration’s new measurements of matter–antimatter asymmetry in decays of beauty particles are the most precise yet of their kind

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Physics
13 June, 2023