BM@N COLLABORATION NEWS

12th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility

In accordance with the plan for international cooperation, the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), Dubna, together with Satbayev University, Almaty, organize the 12th Collaboration meeting of the BM@N experiment at the NICA facility from 13 to 17 May 2024 in Almaty, Kazakhstan (day of arrival – 12 May, day of departure – 18 May). The focus of the meeting will be on the reconstruction and identification of strange particles, analysis of event topologies of Xe+Cs interactions collected during the xenon physics run of the BM@N experiment. The physics analysis of previously collected argon-nucleus interactions will be reviewed. The physics…

Analysis and Detector Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA facility 12-13 March 2024

Analysis and Detector Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA facility will take place at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), Dubna, Russia, on 12–13 March 2024 (suggested day of arrival – 11 March, suggested day of departure – 13 March). The focus of the meeting will be on the reconstruction and identification of strange particles, analysis of event topologies of Xe+Cs interactions collected during the xenon physics run of the BM@N experiment. The physics analysis of previously collected argon-nucleus interactions will be reviewed. The physics program and experimental set-up in the next BM@N experimental run will be…

11th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (28–30 November, 2023)

The 11th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility took place in Dubna, Russia, at the V.I. Veksler and A.M. Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research on 28–30 November 2023. The focus of the meeting was on the reconstruction and identification of strange particles, analysis of event topologies of Xe+Cs interactions collected during the xenon physics run of the BM@N experiment. The physics analysis of previously collected argon-nucleus interactions was also considered. The physics program and experimental set-up in the next BM@N experimental run were discussed. Organizational issues of the…

Analysis & Software Meeting of the BM@N Experiment (12–13 September, 2023)

BM@N analysis and software meeting will be conducted in Dubna on September 12–13 to discuss current problems as well as BM@N IB meeting will be hold on September 12. To register, please follow the link: https://indico.jinr.ru/event/3876/. For any question, you can contact Natalia Molokanova (Natalia.molokanova@jinr.ru), Vlada Kutergina (kutergina@jinr.ru).

10th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (14–19 May, 2023)

The Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR), Dubna, together with St Petersburg University (SPbU), St Petersburg, organized the 10th Collaboration meeting of the BM@N experiment at the NICA facility from 14 to 19 May 2023 in St Petersburg, Russia. The focus of the meeting was on the reconstruction and identification of strange particles, analysis of event topologies of Xe+Cs interactions collected during the xenon physics run of the BM@N experiment. The physics analysis of previously collected argon-nucleus interactions was also considered. The physics program and experimental set-up in the next BM@N experimental run were discussed. Organizational issues of the BM@N…

9th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (13–16 September, 2022)

The 9th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N experiment at the NICA Facility took place in Dubna, Russia, at the V.I. Veksler and A.M. Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics (VBLHEP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in a mixed format, in person and remotely. It was a four-day meeting with three days devoted to plenary and parallel sessions at VBLHEP JINR and one day devoted to the software session and collaboration barbeque at the JINR Tourist Base “Lipnya” on Lipnya Island in Ivankovo Reservoir (https://tplipnja.jinr.ru). The focus of the meeting was on the completion of the experimental set-up for…

8th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (3-8 October, 2021)

The 8th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility was hold in Dubna, Russia, at the V.I. Veksler and A.M. Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics (VBLHEP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in a mixed format on October 3–8, 2021. The focus of the meeting was on the completion of the experimental setup for the future heavy ion physics program. The plans for the BM@N next experimental runs were discussed. The status of data analysis of strange particle and nucleus fragment production in carbon and argon beams was reviewed. Organizational issues of the BM@N Collaboration…

7th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (19-20 April , 2021)

The 7th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility took place in Dubna, Russia, at the V.I. Veksler and A.M. Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics (VBLHEP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research on April 19-20, 2021. The focus of the meeting was on the completion of the experimental set-up for the future heavy-ion physics program. The plans for the BM@N next experimental runs in autumn 2021 and spring 2022 were discussed. The status of data analysis of strange particle and nucleus fragment production in carbon and argon beams was reviewed. Organizational issues of the BM@N…

6th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (26-27 October, 2020)

The 6th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility took place in Dubna, Russia, at the V.I. Veksler and A.M. Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics (VBLHEP) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research on October 26-27, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, the Meeting was organized in a mixed format – both in person and remotely (online). The focus of the meeting was on the completion of the full coverage of the experimental set-up for the future heavy-ion runs. In addition to that, recent results obtained with carbon and argon beams were discussed with emphasis…

The Conference “RFBR grants for NICA” (20-23 October, 2020)

The Conference "RFBR grants for NICA" took place at the Veksler and Baldin Laboratory of High Energy Physics (VBLHEP) of JINR on 20-23 October, 2020. There are 36 projects devoted to the «NICA Complex» megaproject, which are supported by RFBR grants since 2019. The conference offered an excellent opportunity to each grant holder to present a progress report on his project and to outline his plans for further work in the frame of the RFBR grant. Moreover, the conference also included reports from representatives of the VBLHEP Accelerator Department, BM@N, MPD, SPD as well as ongoing experiments in the field…

5th BM@N Collaboration Meeting (20-21 April, 2020)

5th Collaboration Meeting of the BM@N Experiment at the NICA Facility was successfully held as a videoconference on 20-21 April, 2020. Recent results obtained with C and Ar beams were discussed. The focus was on the BM@N results in carbon-nucleus interactions aimed for publication in a refereed journal and on the status of the data analyses of argon-nucleus interactions. Detailed plans to complete the full coverage of the detector set-up for heavy ion physics program were reviewed. Organizational issues of the BM@N Collaboration were discussed at a separate IB Meeting on April, 20. The minutes of the IB Meeting are…