The ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC

  title={The ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC},
  author={Kenneth Aamodt and Arian Abrahantes Quintana and Ralf Achenbach and St{\'e}phane Acounis and D. Adamova and Clemens Adler and Madan Mohan Aggarwal and Fabio Agnese and G. Aglieri Rinella and Zubayer Ahammed and Ashfaq Ahmad and Nazeer Ahmad and Shafiq F. Ahmad and A. Akindinov and Pavel Akishin and Dimitry Aleksandrov and B. Alessandro and R. Alfaro and Giovanna Alfarone and A. Alici and Johan Alme and T. Alt and Sedat Altinpinar and William E. Amend and Cristian Andrei and Y. Andres and A. Andronic and Giovanni Anelli and M. G. Anfreville and Vladimir Angelov and Andres Anzo and Christopher Daniel Anson and Tome Anti{\vc}i{\'c} and V. G. Antonenko and Dariusz Antonczyk and F. Antinori and Samuele Antinori and P. Antonioli and L. Aphecetche and Harald Appelsh{\"a}user and V. Aprodu and M. Arba and S. Arcelli and A. G. Argentieri and N{\'e}stor Armesto and R. Arnaldi and Alexander Leonardovich Arefiev and I. Arsene and Andzhey Asryan and Andr{\'e} Augustinus and Terry C. 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The ALICE detector is the dedicated heavy-ion experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It provides excellent capabilities to study quarkonium production in proton-proton (pp) and
ALICE potential for heavy-flavour physics
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will deliver ion beams at ultra-relativistic energies and produce proton-proton, proton-nucleus and nucleus-nucleus collisions with a center-of-mass energy per
ALICE on Duty
The first ideas about a heavy-ion experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN were formed in the early nineties (in the last century). The motivation was to study strongly interacting
The ALICE Electromagnetic Calorimeter: EMCAL
The ALICE Experiment (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) aims to study the properties of quark-gluon matter using Pb-Pb collisions at a center of mass energy (per nucleon pair) of TeV with the Large
The upgrade of the ALICE Inner Tracking System
ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) is an experiment at the CERN LHC, optimized to study the physics of strongly interacting matter at unprecedented energy densities using heavy ion collisions


ALICE [1] is one of the four experiments presently under construction for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva. ALICE is a general-purpose heavy-ion experiment designed to study the
ALICE: Physics Performance Report, Volume II
ALICE is a general-purpose heavy-ion experiment designed to study the physics of strongly interacting matter and the quark–gluon plasma in nucleus–nucleus collisions at the LHC. It currently involves
The reconstruction of high-pt photons with the electromagnetic calorimeter of the ALICE experiment at the LHC.
In two years, the frontier of relativistic heavy ion physics will move to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which will explore matter with energy densities greater than 10 times that at the
ALICE: Physics Performance Report, Volume I
ALICE is a general-purpose heavy-ion experiment designed to study the physics of strongly interacting matter and the quark-gluon plasma in nucleus-nucleus collisions at the LHC. It currently includes
Production and assembly of the ALICE silicon drift detectors
Performance of the Zero Degree Calorimeters for the ALICE experiment
A Start Trigger Detector for the ALICE Spectrometer
A fall-back option of the T0 start trigger detector was developed for the ALICE setup that was intended for the study of quark–gluon plasma with the LHC accelerator (CERN). The Monte Carlo simulation
The proton zero degree calorimeter for the ALICE experiment
The proton zero degree calorimeter (ZP) for the ALICE experiment will measure the energy of the spectator protons in heavy ion collisions. The ZP is a spaghetti calorimeter, which collects and