Cern's Accelerator and Brookhaven's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider labs are now capable of generating and detecting the Higgs Boson resonance.
The nuclear reaction is as follows:
Pu244(39 Tev) + Au197 -> CMS(39 Tev) -> H115.6 GeV(1 Tev) + E
Ecms = (160 GeV/nucleon)* 244 nucleons = 39 Tev
H115.6 Gev(1 Tev) -> Z93 Gev + Z93 Gev
H115.6 Gev(1 Tev) -> W+82 Gev + W-82 Gev
The energy available for producing new matter, is about 3.5 Tev.
A 40 Tev cms (center-of-mass) energy is available at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider undergoing final preparations at Brookhaven.
Evidence for the transition from a hadron phase (baryons and mesons) into a QGP phase was expected to consist of:
(1) an enhanced production of strange mesons
(2) a decrease in the production of heavy psi mesons (each consisting of a charm and anti-charm quarks)
(3) an increase in the creation of energetic photons and lepton-anti-lepton pairs.
(indirect) evidence (at least of types 1 and 2) has now turned up in the CERN data.
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