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June 2022 - September 2022

When atoms are immersed into liquids, their atomic spectral lines at visible wavelengths become greatly broadened compared to those of single, isolated atoms. A million-fold increase in the linewidth is often observed, which obscures spectroscopic…

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June 2022 - September 2022

The new Inner Tracking System (ITS) of the ALICE detector was installed inside the Time Projection Chamber (TPC) in spring 2021. The new ITS consists of 7 layers of monolithic pixel sensors, named ALPIDE, tiled up on linear staves of different…

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June 2022 - September 2022

Following the installation of the new spallation target during LS2 and the successful commissioning during the 2021 run [1,2], the n_TOF Collaboration started in March, this year, an intense experimental programme for all three experimental areas of…

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June 2022 - September 2022

LS2 works and commissioning of the ATLAS Superconducting Magnets   In the last few years, the ATLAS superconducting magnets and associated systems have received extensive maintenance and upgrades. Following this, the magnets have recently been…

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June 2022 - September 2022

LS2 works and commissioning of the ATLAS Superconducting Magnets   In the last few years, the ATLAS superconducting magnets and associated systems have received extensive maintenance and upgrades. Following this, the magnets have recently been…

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June 2022 - September 2022

Introduction In April this year the CDF collaboration shocked the particle physics world with a new measurement of the mass of the W boson particle [1], with a precision better than all previous results combined, and a value of the W mass higher…

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June 2022 - September 2022

Introduction In April this year the CDF collaboration shocked the particle physics world with a new measurement of the mass of the W boson particle [1], with a precision better than all previous results combined, and a value of the W mass higher…

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June 2022 - September 2022

Like a good, lifelong friend who is accompanying you through all phases of life, the Geant4 detector simulation toolkit is widely used in particle physics experiments from their conception to their design, during construction and data taking, for…

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