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Professor Nick Brook

Professor Nick Brook

Professor Nick Brook
BSc, PhD(Manc)

Professor and Head of School

Area of research

Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment

Office 3.22
HH Wills Physics Laboratory,
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TL
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6877

Research summary

After the Big Bang all matter should have been annihilated by its counterpart, antimatter.

Luckily for us, Nature had a preference for matter over antimatter. The tiny fraction of matter that survived now forms the Universe in which we live. But how did this happen?

A difference in the behaviour of antimatter and matter has already been observed but it falls far short of accounting for the excess of matter over antimatter in the early Universe.

Perhaps the matter-antimatter difference is only the tip of an iceberg of new physics waiting to be discovered? The LHCb experiment is set on ...

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Biography

Current Position
Head of School of Physics at University of Bristol
Professor at University of Bristol


Previous Position
Physicist Programmer - University of Glasgow (1990-1998)
Research Associate - University of Lancaster (1988-1990)

Professional
ZEUS experiment at the HERA accelerator (DESY, Hamburg)
LHCb experiment at CERN
LHCb computing project coordinator (2005-2007)
LHCb physics WG coordinator (Production & Spectroscopy; QCD, electroweak & exotica) (2011-2012)

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Selected publications

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