CERN Accelerating science

A word from the Deputy Head of the EP department - June 2022

Dear Colleagues, dear Members of the EP Department and CERN Users,

It is a pleasure to introduce the summer issue of the EP newsletter as CERN is preparing to enter full physics mode!


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Interviews & Features

ASACUSA excites antimatter hybrid atoms immersed in superfluid helium

Spectroscopic measurements of hybrid matter–antimatter helium atoms may open doors to several lines of research.  

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What is the W boson mass trying to tell us?

In light of the recent CDF result, we look at the history of W boson's mass measurements and discuss different scenarios of what they future may hold for the LHC experiments.

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The proposed Einstein Telescope gravitational wave observatory gains ground

The Einstein Telescope was recently granted the status of a CERN recognized experiment paving the way for strengthening collaboration in key technological areas and pursuing joint R&D activities. 

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Geant4: a modern and versatile toolkit for detector simulations

Rigorous software engineering makes Geant4 open to change in a rapidly evolving software environment, while ensuring that it can be easily and fully maintained to meet the challenges of future experiments.   

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The FELIX Project

The FELIX project, a key component of the new ATLAS readout architecture, is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of other experiments beyond the LHC. 

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LLP11: The eleventh workshop of the Long-Lived Particle Community

A recent workshop, brought together the LLP community to discusss ongoing searches and planned experiments.

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Results from the experiments

ALICE Inner Tracking System is ready for data taking

Commission of the new ALICE Inner Tracking System is continuing in view of the LHC restart later this summer. 

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n_TOF restarts its experimental programme

Following a set of recent updates, the 2022 n_TOF run, delivers results that are important for nuclear astrophysics and novel nuclear-technology solutions.

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SND@LHC gears up for data taking

Following its approval in 2021, the experiment is ready to search for signs of elusive particles that may be produced during LHC collisions. 

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A new High-Granularity pre-shower detector for FASER

The new pre-shower detector for FASER will further extend its discovery potential during the next runs of the LHC. 

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Start up of the ATLAS and CMS magnets

Upgrade, and commissioning activities of the ATLAS and CMS magnets continue as the experiments prepare for the next run of the LHC.

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Installation of the second half of the LHCb SciFi detector

The final pieces of LHCb’s new scintillating-fibre particle-tracking detector, or SciFi are currently installed in the experiment’s underground cavern.

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Special Features

 

Deciphering the Electro-Weak Phase Transition at Current and Future Colliders

Discussing the capabilities of the proposed future colliders to probe the nature of the electro-weak phase transition.

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Intelligent Design for Particle Detectors

A brief account about the key activities of the Machine-learning Optimized Design of Experiments (MODE) collaboration. 

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