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ALICE: A Large Ion Collider Experiment at CERN LHC

This website features the ALICE (A Large Ion Collider Experiment) collaboration's aim to "study the physics of strongly interacting matter at extreme energy densities, where the formation of a new phase of matter, the quark-gluon plasma, is expected." The Public section of the website features the construction plan for the detector located at CERN, which will be optimized for heavy-ion physics. Visitors can learn how the collaboration, consisting of one-thousand members from twenty-seven countries, will use the Large Hadron Collidor (LHC) to create quark-gluon plasma. Students and educators will find instructional materials dealing with the concept of quark matter and its presence during the Big Bang. Although the Collaboration section of the website is designed primarily for those working closely with the project, visitors can find technical reports and presentations given by the group.
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Date of Scout Publication 2004-01-09
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