# Strong interactions

Read article 'ALICE looks to the future'

### ALICE looks to the future

After more than three years of highly successful operation, the ALICE detector is about to undergo a major programme of consolidation and upgrade during the Long Shutdown 1 (LS1) of CERN’s ac...

Read article 'ALICE takes a first look at diffraction'

### ALICE takes a first look at diffraction

Diffractive processes represent more than 25% of the cross-section for inelastic proton–proton collisions at the LHC. So, it is only natural that the ALICE collaboration is interested in a field...

Read article 'ALICE tracks charm energy loss in the QGP'

### ALICE tracks charm energy loss in the QGP

The first direct observation of the suppression of charmed mesons at high transverse-momentum in head-on nucleus–nucleus collisions indicates that charm quarks suffer a strong loss of energy in&...