Particle Physics @ Purdue

  • Prof. David Miller at CERN with the silicon pixel detector. Prof. David Miller
    At CERN with the silicon pixel detector.
  • Image One Underground discovery
    Purdue Physics Prof. Norbert Neumeister poses along part of the miles-long jouney partcicles travel to collide at CERN
  • The Purdue CMS team The Purdue CMS team
    The Purdue CMS team of professors, post docs and graduate students at CERN in 2012.
  • sensor wafer Sensor Wafer
    A sensor wafer that is part of a high tech camera used by the Purdue team during CMS testing for the Higgs boson.
  • Image Three Huge Machinery, Tiny Particle
    An interesting look at the CMS detector at CERN
  • Image Three A Particle's Point of View
    Home to particle collisions, decay and measurements
  • Silicon Pixel Detector Silicon Pixel Detector
    A look at Silicon Pixel Detector
  • Silicon Pixel Detector Silicon Pixel Detector
    A detail of the Silicon Pixel Detector
  • Large Hadron Collider underneath CERN Large Hadron Collider Underneath CERN
    A digital rendering depicting the journey particles take through the Large Hadron Collider underneath CERN
  • Large Hadron Collider underneath CERN Particle Power
    A digital rendering of a particle collision within the track of the CMS experiment
  • Image Three Filler
    Short Picture Description.

Particle physics research attempts to answer fundamental questions about the nature of space itself, the matter that fills it and the physical laws that govern its behavior and consequently, the large-scale structure and behavior of the universe.