Tag Archives: ATLAS

Vector-like Quarks

My colleagues and I have a new paper on the arXiv today on New sensitivity of current LHC measurements to vector-like quarks. Vector-like quarks are hypothetical  particles that appear in some extensions of the Standard Model. Such extensions are continually being … Continue reading

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Margin of Error

We have achieved 100k COVID-19 tests in day hurrah! Bang the pots and pans and stuff. There’s a certain amount of cynicism, with even the BBC fact-checking itself. Some of the tests are in the post, and several were on … Continue reading

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A boost in trying times

My first ever blog post was about measuring the Higgs boson when it is produced with very high momentum and decays to b-quarks. When that happens, all the decay products of the Higgs appear in a single “jet” of particles. … Continue reading

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#PhysicistsAtHome

Katarina Anthony and the education and outreach team of the ATLAS experiment have started soliciting short videos from across our collaboration (and hence across the world) as we all hunker down and try to work from home during the Coronavirus … Continue reading

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