Department of Detector Development and Data Processing

The future of data transfer from the LHC accelerator at CERN was discussed at the Institute of Physics


Networking experts from around the world discussed the current status and development of data transfers from the LHC accelerator at CERN and other scientific experiments requiring large data transfers. During the LHCOPN-LHCONE meeting at the Institute of Physics on 18-19 April, more than 70 experts met physically and virtually and agreed on the need to expand the use of IPv6 and strengthen network connections to meet the needs of large projects.

Laser – From the Cradle to ELI


ELI Beamlines is a European research centre operating the most powerful laser system in the world. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of laser discovery, we spoke about the details of the inception of and the planned research at ELI Beamlines with Professor Jan Řídký, who conceived the project in cooperation with his colleagues.

Nobel Prize in Physics 2013


The Nobel Prize is connected to the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles.