This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Proton collision

Proton collision

C014/1803

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

ATLAS EXPERIMENT, CERN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ATLAS EXPERIMENT, CERN / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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 tracks from a proton-proton collision seen by the ATLAS (a toroidal LHC apparatus) detector at CERN (the European particle physics laboratory) near Geneva, Switzerland. Before the collision the ions had been accelerated by the large hadron collider (LHC). The collision produced numerous hadrons (orange lines) and a W boson. The W boson was not seen, but was revealed through its decay particles; a muon (red line) and a muon-neutrino (dotted red line). The muon-neutrino has a neutral charge and so cannot be detected, but its predicted trajectory has been shown.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}