$4.3M Grant for Work at CERN

William G. Gilroy | September 4, 2014

CERN Large Hadron Collider Feature

University of Notre Dame Professor of Physics Mitchell Wayne of the High Energy Physics group has received a $4.3 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support work on the Phase I upgrade of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector at the Large Hadron Collider, located at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland.

CMS is one of two giant, all-purpose detectors that image the proton collisions created at the 16 mile circumference LHC. The CMS and ATLAS collaborations shared in the discovery of the Higgs Boson in 2012.

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