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07 Dec 2009 | Achintya Rao | Collaboration
On 23rd November the LHC collided 450 GeV beams of protons for the first time (see here) but only for a short period as a trial. The first real period of collisions started on 6th December. The aim for the coming days is to accumulate about 100000...
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21 Nov 2009 | Achintya Rao | 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...
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08 Nov 2009 | Achintya Rao | 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 "...
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