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# MoEDAL Papers

2017-12-14
16:25
 Search for magnetic monopoles with the MoEDAL forward trapping detector in 2.11~fb$^{-1}$ of 13 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC / Acharya, B. (King's Coll. London ; ICTP, Trieste) ; Alexandre, J. (King's Coll. London) ; Baines, S. (King's Coll. London) ; Benes, P. (IEAP CTU, Prague) ; Bergmann, B. (IEAP CTU, Prague) ; Bernabéu, J. (Valencia U., IFIC) ; Bevan, A. (Queen Mary, U. of London) ; Branzas, H. (Bucharest, Inst. Space Science) ; Campbell, M. (CERN) ; Caramete, L. (Bucharest, Inst. Space Science) et al. We update our previous search for trapped magnetic monopoles in LHC Run 2 using nearly six times more integrated luminosity and including additional models for the interpretation of the data. The MoEDAL forward trapping detector, comprising 222~kg of aluminium samples, was exposed to 2.11~fb$^{-1}$ of 13 TeV proton-proton collisions near the LHCb interaction point and analysed by searching for induced persistent currents after passage through a superconducting magnetometer. [...] CERN-EP-2017-342; arXiv:1712.09849.- Geneva : CERN, 2017 - 8 p. Draft (restricted): PDF; Fulltext: PDF; Preprint: PDF;

2017-03-30
07:22
 The MoEDAL experiment at the LHC: status and results / Mitsou, Vasiliki A. (Valencia U., IFIC) /MoEDAL The MoEDAL experiment at the LHC is optimised to detect highly ionising particles such as magnetic monopoles, dyons and (multiply) electrically charged stable massive particles predicted in a number of theoretical scenarios. MoEDAL, deployed in the LHCb cavern, combines passive nuclear track detectors with magnetic monopole trapping volumes (MMTs), while spallation-product backgrounds are being monitored with an array of MediPix pixel detectors. [...] IFIC-17-14; arXiv:1703.07141.- 2017-07-27 - 15 p. - Published in : J. Phys. : Conf. Ser. 873 (2017) 012010 Preprint: PDF; In : 5th Symposium on Prospects in the Physics of Discrete Symmetries, Warsaw, Poland, 28 Nov - 3 Dec 2016, pp.012010

2017-02-09
08:12
 Physics reach of MoEDAL at LHC: magnetic monopoles, supersymmetry and beyond / Mavromatos, Nick E. (King's Coll. London) ; Mitsou, Vasiliki A. (Valencia U., IFIC) /MoEDAL Collaboration MoEDAL is a pioneering experiment designed to search for highly ionising messengers of new physics such as magnetic monopoles or massive (pseudo-)stable charged particles, that are predicted to exist in a plethora of models beyond the Standard Model. Its ground-breaking physics program defines a number of scenarios that yield potentially revolutionary insights into such foundational questions as, are there extra dimensions or new symmetries, what is the mechanism for the generation of mass, does magnetic charge exist, what is the nature of dark matter, and, how did the big-bang develop at the earliest times. [...] KCL-PH-TH-2016-70; IFIC-16-93; arXiv:1612.07012.- 2017 - 17 p. - Published in : EPJ Web Conf.: 164 (2017) , pp. 04001 Fulltext: PDF; Preprint: PDF; In : 5th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, Kolymbari, Greece, 6 - 14 Jul 2016, pp.04001

2016-12-05
15:05
 Searches for magnetic monopoles and highly ionising particles at $\sqrt{s} = 8$ TeV at the LHC / Katre, Akshay CERN-THESIS-2016-190 - 190 p.

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2016-10-31
09:06
 Search for magnetic monopoles with the MoEDAL forward trapping detector in 13 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC / The MoEDAL collaboration MoEDAL is designed to identify new physics in the form of long-lived highly-ionising particles produced in high-energy LHC collisions. Its arrays of plastic nuclear-track detectors and aluminium trapping volumes provide two independent passive detection techniques. [...] CERN-EP-2016-282; arXiv:1611.06817; arXiv:1611.06817.- Geneva : CERN, 2017-02-10 - 6. - Published in : Phys. Rev. Lett. 118 (2017) 061801 Draft (restricted): PDF; Fulltext: 10.1103_PhysRevLett.118.061801 - PDF; arXiv:1611.06817 - PDF; CERN-EP-2016-282 - PDF; External link: Preprint

2016-08-09
20:54
 Particle Trajectory Visualization and Identification with Timepix Detectors / Flores, Jessica (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Stony Brook University, USA) ; Baines, Stephanie (School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester, United Kingdom) ; Shaa, Ameir (Department of Physics and Applied Physics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) The TimePix detector is a largely passive detector deployed at point 8 on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) ring. [...] CERN-STUDENTS-Note-2016-029. - 2016. Access to fulltext

2016-08-09
11:47
 div.thumbMosaic {display:inline;} div.thumbMosaic span{display:none;} div.thumbMosaic:hover span{display:block;position:absolute;z-index:2;} Produced by: CERN Audiovisual Productions ServiceDirector: Noemi CarabanEditor: Noemi CarabanScript: Paola CatapanoContent: Paola Catapano 00:04:19.520 / 09 August 2016 / © 2016-2017 CERN Keywords: MoEDAL, James Pinfold, VNR, interview, detector, HD, monopol Reference: CERN-MOVIE-2016-040-003 Language: English

2016-06-08
06:44
 The MoEDAL Experiment at the LHC – a New Light on the Terascale Frontier / Pinfold, J L (Alberta U.) MoEDAL is a pioneering experiment designed to search for highly ionizing avatars of new physics such as magnetic monopoles or massive (pseudo-)stable charged particles. Its groundbreaking physics program defines a number of scenarios that yield potentially revolutionary insights into such foundational questions as: are there extra dimensions or new symmetries, what is the mechanism for the generation of mass, does magnetic charge exist, what is the nature of dark matter, and, how did the big-bang develop. [...] 2015 - 17 p. - Published in : J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 631 (2015) 012014 Fulltext: PDF; In : 4th Symposium on Prospects in the Physics of Discrete Symmetries, London, UK, 2 - 6 Dec 2014, pp.012014

2016-06-08
06:44
 The MoEDAL experiment - a new light on LHC physics / Pinfold, James L (Alberta U.) In 2010 the MoEDAL experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) was unanimously approved by CERN's Research Board to start data taking in 2015. MoEDAL is a pioneering experiment designed to search for highly ionizing messengers of new physics such as magnetic monopoles or massive (pseudo-)stable charged particles. [...] 2015 - 12 p. - Published in : EPJ Web Conf. 95 (2015) 03030 EDP Sciences Open Access article: PDF; In : 3rd International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics, Kolymbari, Crete, Greece, 28 Jul - 06 Aug 2014, pp.03030

2016-04-25
07:34
 Search for magnetic monopoles with the MoEDAL prototype trapping detector in 8 TeV proton-proton collisions at the LHC / MoEDAL Collaboration The MoEDAL experiment is designed to search for magnetic monopoles and other highly-ionising particles produced in high-energy collisions at the LHC. The largely passive MoEDAL detector, deployed at Interaction Point 8 on the LHC ring, relies on two dedicated direct detection techniques. [...] CERN-EP-2016-101; arXiv:1604.06645; CERN-EP-2016-101.- Geneva : CERN, 2016-08-10 - 25 p. - Published in : JHEP 08 (2016) 067 Fulltext: PDF; Springer Open Access article: PDF; External link: INTERACTIONS