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The Search for the Higgs Boson Particle: Latest Results of the Large Hadron Collider and the Participation by 15 Organizations in Japan, Including Waseda University and the University of Tokyo

Breakup simulation of Higgs Boson Particle ©CERN

On December 13, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) announced its latest interim results. This is the organization that has been running experiments such as the search for the Higgs boson particle, which is the source of mass. This experiment has been carried out using the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) by two international research groups. One of these is the ATLAS Experiment Team, centered on Japan, the U.S. and Europe and the other is the CMS Experiment Team, centered on the U.S. and Europe. Associate Professor Kohei Yorita of the Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering is participating in this experiment as one member of the ATLAS Japan Group that consists of 15 organizations in Japan, including the International Center for Elementary Particle Physics (ICEPP) and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK). A summary of these results are as follows.

ATLAS experiment presents latest Higgs search status


European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

The Large Hadron Collider(LHC)

ATLAS Experiment


Ichiro Oba,Professor Emeritus Kouhei Yorita, Associate Professor
"HC - First Step in Area Unknown to Mankind"

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Associate Professor Kohei Yorita, Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering
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