CERN Experiment NA49
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Large Acceptance Hadron Detector for an Investigation of Pb-induced Reactions at the CERN SPS

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This is the NA49 page for General Public, from the non-physicists to the heavy-ion insiders
It tries to provide first a summary and then directions to further information

NA49 Collaboration and Organisation

Spokeperson: P. Seyboth
Deputy Spokespersons: H. Bialkowska, and S. Wenig
CERN Contactperson: S. Wenig

NA49 is a large acceptance tracking spectrometer at the CERN SPS Lead beam facility. By indentifying charged hadrons and neutral strange particles it investigates hadronic signals of plasma formation and does hadron "thermometry". Thanks to its large acceptance this is possible down to the level of single events. The previous experiment in this series was NA35.

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