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MoEDAL’s Searches for Magnetic Monopoles Produced via The Schwinger Mechanism

Magnetic monopoles (MMs) are hypothetical fundamental particles that carry isolated magnetic charge that are arguably the most important particle yet to be discovered. In 1931 Dirac first showed that a  MM was compatible with quantum mechanics [1]…

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The MoEDAL Experiment at the Discovery Frontier

MoEDAL, the LHC’s newest experiment [1], that started official data taking in 2015, is different to other collider detectors. It is currently comprised of passive tracking, using plastic Nuclear Track Detectors (NTDs) and trapping sub-detectors that…

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MOEDAL first results at the LHC’s discovery frontier

In 2010 the MoEDAL experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was approved, as the LHC’s newest experiment, to start data taking in 2015. MoEDAL is a pioneering experiment designed to search for highly ionizing avatars of new physics such as…

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