Glossary


For a glossary of sonification terms, please see the very useful ICAD glossary page.

For a glossary of physics terms used by the ATLAS collaboration, please see this page

  • pT : this is the transverse momentum.
  • GeV: Giga-ElectronVolt. This is the unit we use to measure energy, mass and momentum.
  • TeV: Tera-ElectronVolts. One TeV is 1000 GeV.
  • gamma: a gamma particle is a photon.
  • Higgs: the newly discovered particle, a kind of boson.
  • Boson: a family of particles. See this blog for more.
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