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

Lead Research Organisation: University of Liverpool
Department Name: Physics

Abstract

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.

Publications

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LHCb Collaboration (2014) Measurement of the [Formula: see text] meson lifetime using [Formula: see text] decays. in The European physical journal. C, Particles and fields

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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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LHCb Collaboration (2014) Measurement of [Formula: see text] polarisation in [Formula: see text] collisions at [Formula: see text] = 7 TeV. in The European physical journal. C, Particles and fields

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Bevan A (2014) The Physics of the B Factories in The European Physical Journal C

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Aaij R (2015) Observation of the decay B ? s 0 ? ? ( 2 S ) K + p - in Physics Letters B

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Aaij R (2014) Measurement of the ? b - and O b - baryon lifetimes in Physics Letters B

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Aaij R (2014) Test of lepton universality using b+ ? K+l+l- decays. in Physical review letters

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Lees JP (2014) Search for a dark photon in e(+)e(-) collisions at BABAR. in Physical review letters

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Aaij R (2014) Study of Beauty Hadron Decays into Pairs of Charm Hadrons 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