First long heavy-ion data taking of Run 3 has started on Tuesday 26 September 2023 around 20:00, first stable beams of the lead run were declared!

Link to CERN News:
"The LHC lead-ion collision run starts"

"Accelerator Report: SPS and LHC lead-ion physics: navigating technical hurdles for success"

"Accelerator Report: Optimisation for greater success (and new challenges)"


Event display

Link to the event display


 Videos in CDS


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