CERN Accelerating science

long-lived particles

SND@LHC gears up for data taking

The last fifteen months have been a full-fledged race against the clock for the SND@LHC Collaboration. The experiment was approved by the Research Board in March 2021 with the goal of taking data in Run 3 of the LHC. The Collaboration has had to…

Read more

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

Amidst the excitement of preparations for the impending Run 3 of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), as well as prominent developments of key projects around the globe, the eleventh workshop of the Long-Lived Particle (LLP) Community initiative (LLP11…

Read more

Exploring the Lifetime Frontier at the LHC and Beyond

By any reasonable measure, the first ten years of the LHC have been an unmitigated success.  But are we exploring everywhere in our data?  The overwhelming majority of the searches for particles beyond the Standard Model (BSM) conducted at ATLAS and…

Read more

FASER joins the exploration for new physics

On March 5th the CERN Research Board approved the ForwArd Search ExpeRiment (FASER), for installation at the LHC during Long Shutdown 2. FASER is an experiment designed to broaden the search for new physics at the LHC, by looking for light, weakly-…

Read more

FASER experiment to look for long-lived particles

At its last meeting CERN’s Research Board approved a new experiment that will look for light and weakly interacting long-lived particles at the LHC. The ForwArd Search ExpeRiment (FASER) will search for particles that might be produced parallel to…

Read more