Provision of Tier-2 computer hardware and system support from February 2010 to March 2011.

Lead Research Organisation: University of Liverpool
Department Name: Physics


The GRID is the world-wide computing system being constructed to provide the computing power needed to analyse the data being taken with the new large hadron collider (LHC) based at CERN that started running in 2009. This computing power is spread over large central clusters (Tier-1) and based in individual University departments (Tier-2). Hundreds of thousands of computers will be needed. Everything is connected together using the Internet and jobs are run automatically in such a way that the computers are used in the most efficient manner.


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Aaij R (2016) First observation of the decay B s 0 ? K S 0 K *(892)0 at LHCb in Journal of High Energy Physics

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Aaij R (2015) Amplitude analysis of B 0 ? D ¯ 0 K + p - decays in Physical Review D

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Aaij R (2015) Search for long-lived heavy charged particles using a ring imaging Cherenkov technique at LHCb. in The European physical journal. C, Particles and fields

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Collaboration T (2015) B flavour tagging using charm decays at the LHCb experiment in Journal of Instrumentation

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Lees JP (2015) Search for Long-Lived Particles in e+ e- Collisions. in Physical review letters

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Aaij R (2015) First observation of top quark production in the forward region. in Physical review letters

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Aaij R (2015) Measurement of CP Violation in B0?J/?K{S}^{0} Decays. in Physical review letters

Description The findings have improved the knowledge of the fundamental parameters of the universe. Including all of the particle physics experimental results from the LHC and other particle physics projects for the last seven years. Including the discovery of the Higgs and associated cultural impact.
First Year Of Impact 2010
Sector Education
Impact Types Cultural