Recent results on low-mass dielectron production

by Ivan Vorobyev. Published: 25 September 2018

On September 4th, Ivan Vorobyev, from the Technische Universität München, gave a talk within the LHC seminar series presenting recent results on low-mass dielectron production measured by ALICE in pp and Pb−Pb collisions. In this article, the author provides a summary of his seminar.

Ivan Vorobyev giving his talk in the CERN Main Auditorium.

Focus on Antonio Ortiz Velasquez

by Virginia Greco. Published: 25 September 2018

Professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Antonio Ortiz Velasquez has been recently elected as a convener of the Monte Carlo generators and Minimum Bias physics (MM) working group, role that he will cover starting from October 1st. We talked with him about his career path and research interests.

What the LHC upgrade brings to CERN*

by Rashmi Raniwala and Sudhir Raniwala . Published: 25 September 2018

Six years after discovery, Higgs boson validates a prediction. Soon, an upgrade to Large Hadron Collider will allow CERN scientists to produce more of these particles for testing Standard Model of physics 

View of a short-model magnet for the High Luminosity LHC quadrupole. [Photo: Robert Hradil, Monika Majer/]