Particle collision

Particle collision

A142/0475 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 37.1MB

Downloadable file size: 5.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator

This image is part of the feature World's Biggest Machine Takes Shape


Restrictions: Editorial use only. This image may not be used to state or imply endorsement by CERN of any product, activity or service

Caption: Particle collision. Simulated computer display of a particle collision in the large hadron collider (LHC) at CERN (the European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland. This is the type of collision event expected in the ALICE (a large ion collider experiment) detector. ALICE will detect and record the particles produced when lead ions are accelerated to very high energies and collided within the LHC. It is expected to produce quark-gluon plasma, a primordial state of matter thought to have been present in the Universe microseconds after the Big Bang. A pilot run of the LHC is scheduled for summer 2007.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, a large ion collider, acceleration, alice, artwork, big bang, cern, collisions, computer artwork, cosmological, cosmology, decay products, detection, detector, european, european particle physics, experiment, fundamental, heavy ion collision, high energy, illustration, laboratory, large hadron collider, lead, lhc, matter, nuclei, particle, particle accelerator, particle physics, particles, physical, physics, quantum chromodynamics, quark-gluon plasma, research, simulated, simulation, state, structure of matter, technological, technology, trace, traces

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.