The ATLAS Experiment

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Abstract

The ATLAS experiment is a general-purpose particle detector operated by an international collaboration of more than 3000 scientists. It is designed to search for a broad range of new phenomena by precisely studying the collisions of high energy protons, which are provided by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) accelerator at CERN, Geneva.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Denys Wilkinson BuildingUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK

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