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Event (particle physics)

Index Event (particle physics)

In particle physics, an event refers to the results just after a fundamental interaction took place between subatomic particles, occurring in a very short time span, at a well-localized region of space. [1]

25 relations: ATLAS experiment, Barn (unit), CERN, Collider Detector at Fermilab, Event, Event generator, Event reconstruction, Exosphere, Food irradiation, Fundamental interaction, Higgs boson, History of subatomic physics, Impact parameter, Index of physics articles (E), Les Houches Accords, Luminosity (scattering theory), Macroscopic scale, MiniBooNE, Pileup (disambiguation), PYTHIA, Scattering, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Three-jet event, Trigger (particle physics), W′ and Z′ bosons.

ATLAS experiment

ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS) is one of the seven particle detector experiments constructed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a particle accelerator at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Switzerland.

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Barn (unit)

A barn (symbol: b) is a unit of area equal to 10−28 m2 (100 fm2).

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CERN

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), known as CERN (derived from the name Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

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Collider Detector at Fermilab

The Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) experimental collaboration studies high energy particle collisions at the Tevatron, the world's former highest-energy particle accelerator.

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Event

Event may refer to.

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Event generator

Event generators are software libraries that generate simulated high-energy particle physics events.

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Event reconstruction

In a particle detector experiment, event reconstruction is the process of interpreting the electronic signals produced by the detector to determine the original particles that passed through, their momenta, directions, and the primary vertex of the event.

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Exosphere

The exosphere (ἔξω éxō "outside, external, beyond", σφαῖρα sphaĩra "sphere") is a thin, atmosphere-like volume surrounding a planet or natural satellite where molecules are gravitationally bound to that body, but where the density is too low for them to behave as a gas by colliding with each other.

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Food irradiation

Food irradiation is the process of exposing food and food packaging to ionizing radiation.

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Fundamental interaction

In physics, the fundamental interactions, also known as fundamental forces, are the interactions that do not appear to be reducible to more basic interactions.

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Higgs boson

The Higgs boson is an elementary particle in the Standard Model of particle physics.

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History of subatomic physics

The idea that matter consists of smaller particles and that there exists a limited number of sorts of primary, smallest particles in nature has existed in natural philosophy at least since the 6th century BC.

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Impact parameter

The impact parameter b is defined as the perpendicular distance between the path of a projectile and the center of a potential field U(r) created by an object that the projectile is approaching (see diagram).

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Index of physics articles (E)

The index of physics articles is split into multiple pages due to its size.

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Les Houches Accords

The Les Houches Accords are agreements between particle physicists to standardize the interface between the matrix element programs and the event generators used to calculate different quantities.

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Luminosity (scattering theory)

In scattering theory and accelerator physics, luminosity (L) is the ratio of the number of events detected (N) in a certain time (t) to the interaction cross-section (&sigma): L.

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Macroscopic scale

The macroscopic scale is the length scale on which objects or phenomena are large enough to be visible almost practically with the naked eye, without magnifying optical instruments.

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MiniBooNE

MiniBooNE is an experiment at Fermilab designed to observe neutrino oscillations (BooNE is an acronym for the Booster Neutrino Experiment).

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Pileup (disambiguation)

A pileup can refer to.

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PYTHIA

PYTHIA is a computer simulation program for particle collisions at very high energies (see event (particle physics)) in particle accelerators.

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Scattering

Scattering is a general physical process where some forms of radiation, such as light, sound, or moving particles, are forced to deviate from a straight trajectory by one or more paths due to localized non-uniformities in the medium through which they pass.

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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, originally named Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, is a United States Department of Energy National Laboratory operated by Stanford University under the programmatic direction of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science and located in Menlo Park, California.

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Three-jet event

In particle physics, a three-jet event is an event with many particles in final state that appear to be clustered in three jets.

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Trigger (particle physics)

In particle physics, a trigger is a system that uses criteria to rapidly decide which events in a particle detector to keep when only a small fraction of the total can be recorded.

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W′ and Z′ bosons

In particle physics, W′ and Z′ bosons (or W-prime and Z-prime bosons) refer to hypothetical gauge bosons that arise from extensions of the electroweak symmetry of the Standard Model.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Event_(particle_physics)

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