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 Saturday 12 November : First lead ion collisions with stable beams in 2011

During the early hours of Saturday 12 November 2011 LHC provided the first lead ion collisions with stable beams for this year.

Event display from a lead ion collision recorded by ALICE (12.11.2011)

After a technical stop of some days, LHC started this year's heavy ion programme, which will last until the seventh of December.

 

 Sunday 6 November : First lead ion collisions in 2011

During the early hours of Sunday 6 November 2011 LHC provided the first lead ion collisions for this year. The ALICE experiment recorded several thousands of collision events.

   
   

Event displays from lead ion collisions recorded by ALICE (6.11.2011)

After a technical stop of some days, LHC will embark on this year's heavy ion programme, which will last until the seventh of December.