LHCb

The LHCb experiment is on the LHC ring and specialises in investigating the slight differences between matter and antimatter by studying a type of particle called the “beauty quark” or “b quark”.

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First lead-ion collisions in the LHC at record energy

On Friday, 18 November, a test using collisions of lead ions was carried out in the LHC and provided an opportunity for the experiments to validate the new detectors and new data-processing systems ahead of next year’s lead-lead physics run.

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23 November, 2022
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23 November, 2022

LHCb’s new VELO springs into action

The subdetector aligned more closely with the LHC beam than ever before, marking an important milestone in LHCb data taking

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26 October, 2022
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26 October, 2022

LHCb 2022 PhD Thesis and Early-Career Scientist Awards

On 14 June, LHCb, which comprises over 1000 authors and 400 PhD students, announced the winners of the 2022 PhD Thesis and Early-Career Scientist Awards

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19 July, 2022

The new LHCb VELO

The VELO (Vertex Locator), the most recent addition to LHCb, was successfully installed a few weeks before the start of Run 3

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05 July, 2022
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05 July, 2022

LHCb discovers three new exotic particles

The collaboration has observed a new kind of “pentaquark” and the first-ever pair of “tetraquarks”

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Physics
05 July, 2022

LHC Run 3: physics at record energy starts tomorrow

The Large Hadron Collider is ready to once again start delivering proton collisions to experiments, this time at an unprecedented energy of 13.6 TeV, marking the start of the accelerator’s third run of data taking for physics

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04 July, 2022

LHCb LS2 report

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LHCb reveals secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions

The finding may help determine whether or not any antimatter seen by experiments in space originates from dark matter

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07 April, 2022

Largest matter-antimatter asymmetry observed

New results from the LHCb experiment on CP asymmetry in charmless three-body charged B meson decays include the largest CP asymmetry ever observed

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Physics
18 March, 2022