News

21 Nov 2009 | achintya | Collaboration
Following the "splash" events of 6th/7th November (see here) the time has come to circulate the proton beams all around the LHC. This started in the early evening (Geneva time) on friday 20th and by midnight the beam had been circulated in both…
08 Nov 2009 | achintya | Collaboration
On the weekend of 6th & 7th November the LHC beam was injected and arrived near the CMS experiment, before being "stopped" by a large amount of material known as a "collimator". The interaction of the protons with the dense material produced "…
31 Oct 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
After further maintenance work on the detector here are 4 new cosmic events from run 119013
31 Oct 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
After further maintenance work on the detector here a few event display animations (make sure your Browser settings allow image animations and click on each image to animate them!).
16 Jul 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
After the refurbishment of the Cooling plants (see next article) and 5 weeks of intense re-commissioning work, last night the Tracker joined the MW Global Run at zero tesla. Here are 4 cosmic muon events. A few modules appear a bit noisy still, so…
01 Jul 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
A series of important milestones have been passed during the last 3 months. With the delivery of refurbished cooling systems, pixels and strip systems have been brought back into operation after long shutdowns. Pixels has been operating since…
04 May 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
In July of last year we successfully inserted the pixel detector inside CMS and successfully integrated and operated it with the rest of the CMS detector during the CRAFT run. Despite the excellent detector performance some problems arose after…
20 Apr 2009 | rusace01 | Collaboration
The last two weeks the Forward Pixels (FPIX) detectors were both reinstalled and successfully tested. This activity was very much interleaved with the re-alignment of the central beam pipe. Both activities took place in a fragile and confined…
19 Oct 2008 | rusace01 | Collaboration
Loic Quertenmont has produced a lot of very nice pictures of events in the 3.8T field. Enjoy the slideshow too...
16 Oct 2008 | rusace01 | Collaboration