University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab

LHC and UW-Madison

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

The February 12th Wisconsin State Journal featured an article on UW-Madison’s involvement in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the super collider at CERN. LHC is being used to find the Higgs boson, which is hypothesized to give other particles mass.

Read the article

PSL is a key contributor to LHC, by designing the end caps for the Compact Muon Solenoid, one of the detectors being used to find the Higgs.

CMS endcap