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From the PS to the LHC : 50 Years of Nobel Memories in High-Energy Physics.

By: Alvarez-Gaumé, Luis.
Contributor(s): Mangano, Michelangelo | Tsesmelis, Emmanuel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 2013Copyright date: ©2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (240 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642308444.Subject(s): European Council for Nuclear Research -- Anniversaries, etc. -- Congresses | Particle acceleration -- History -- Congresses | Particles (Nuclear physics) -- History -- Congresses | Physics -- Philosophy -- Congresses | Proton synchrotrons -- History -- Congresses | Quantum theory -- History -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From the PS to the LHC : 50 Years of Nobel Memories in High-Energy PhysicsDDC classification: 530 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
From the PS to the LHC-50 Years of Nobel Memoriesi n High-Energy Physics -- Preface -- Contents -- 1 Memories of the PS and of LEP -- Abstract -- 1.1…The PS -- 1.1.1 The Creation of the PS -- 1.1.2 Interference of Ks rarr and KL in the Decay K0 rarr K++ Kminus -- 1.1.3 Gargamelle Discovery of the Neutral Current and Quark Charges -- 1.1.4 Multiwire Proportional Chambers and CP Violation Parameters with Higher Precision -- 1.2…LEP, the ''Ultimate'' e+minuseminus Storage Ring Collider -- 2 The CERN Proton Synchrotron: 50 Years of Reliable Operation and Continued Development -- Abstract -- 2.1…Introduction: A Brief Excursion into the History of CERN -- 2.2…The Start-Up of the CERN Proton Synchrotron -- 2.3…Developing the Beam Intensity -- 2.4…An Ambitious Program for the New Synchrotron -- 2.4.1 New Experimental Areas for 'PS Physics' -- 2.4.2 The CPS: A Versatile Pre-accelerator -- 2.4.2.1 Injector for ISR -- 2.4.3 Injector for the SPS -- 2.4.4 An Essential Link for the P--P ^{ - } , Collider -- 2.4.5 A Source for Low-Energy Antiprotons -- 2.4.6 Electrons and Positrons for the e-p Collider LEP -- 2.4.7 Pre-Injector for the LHC -- 2.4.8 A Source of Several Species of Ions -- 2.4.9 Operations and Controls -- 2.5…Conclusions -- References -- 3 A Few Memories from the Days at LEP -- Abstract -- 3.1…Introduction -- 3.2…LEP Layout -- 3.3…Magnets -- 3.4…Accelerating System -- 3.5…Vacuum System -- 3.6…Beam Instrumentation -- 3.7…Controls -- 3.8…Power Converters -- 3.9…The Civil Engineering Work -- 3.10…Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 LEP Operation -- Abstract -- 4.1…Installation and Commissioning of the Large Electron Positron (LEP) -- 4.2…The Performance of LEP up to 2000 -- 4.3…Unexpected Effects Happen -- 4.4…LEP Performance in 2000 -- 4.5…The Higgs Saga: A Short Chronology -- 4.6…The Legacy of LEP -- 4.7…Conclusions -- Acknowledgments.
References -- 5 Proton-Antiproton Colliders -- Abstract -- 5.1…Conclusions -- References -- 6 Electron Colliders at CERN -- Abstract -- 6.1…Introduction -- 6.2…CERN and LEP -- 6.3…Beginnings of Linear Colliders -- 6.4…What Should be the Energy of the NLC? -- References -- 7 The LHC Adventure -- Abstract -- 8 The Future of the CERN Accelerator Complex -- Abstract -- 9 Memories of the Events That Led to the Discovery of the nu mu -- Abstract -- 10 The Discovery of CP Violation -- Abstract -- References -- 11 Unification: Then and Now -- Abstract -- 12 Peering Inside the Proton -- Abstract -- References -- 13 QCD: An Unfinished Symphony -- Abstract -- 14 The LHC and the Higgs Boson -- Abstract -- 15 The Unique Beauty of the Subatomic Landscape -- Abstract -- 16 QCD: Now and Then -- Abstract -- 17 Test of the Standard Model in Space: The AMS Experiment on the International Space Station -- Abstract -- 18 Changing Views of Symmetry -- Abstract.
Summary: This unique and fascinating collection of lectures and essays by eminent researchers, many of them nobel laureates, is an outgrowth of a 2009 event held at CERN, coinciding with the startup of research at the Large Hadron Collider.
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From the PS to the LHC-50 Years of Nobel Memoriesi n High-Energy Physics -- Preface -- Contents -- 1 Memories of the PS and of LEP -- Abstract -- 1.1…The PS -- 1.1.1 The Creation of the PS -- 1.1.2 Interference of Ks rarr and KL in the Decay K0 rarr K++ Kminus -- 1.1.3 Gargamelle Discovery of the Neutral Current and Quark Charges -- 1.1.4 Multiwire Proportional Chambers and CP Violation Parameters with Higher Precision -- 1.2…LEP, the ''Ultimate'' e+minuseminus Storage Ring Collider -- 2 The CERN Proton Synchrotron: 50 Years of Reliable Operation and Continued Development -- Abstract -- 2.1…Introduction: A Brief Excursion into the History of CERN -- 2.2…The Start-Up of the CERN Proton Synchrotron -- 2.3…Developing the Beam Intensity -- 2.4…An Ambitious Program for the New Synchrotron -- 2.4.1 New Experimental Areas for 'PS Physics' -- 2.4.2 The CPS: A Versatile Pre-accelerator -- 2.4.2.1 Injector for ISR -- 2.4.3 Injector for the SPS -- 2.4.4 An Essential Link for the P--P ^{ - } , Collider -- 2.4.5 A Source for Low-Energy Antiprotons -- 2.4.6 Electrons and Positrons for the e-p Collider LEP -- 2.4.7 Pre-Injector for the LHC -- 2.4.8 A Source of Several Species of Ions -- 2.4.9 Operations and Controls -- 2.5…Conclusions -- References -- 3 A Few Memories from the Days at LEP -- Abstract -- 3.1…Introduction -- 3.2…LEP Layout -- 3.3…Magnets -- 3.4…Accelerating System -- 3.5…Vacuum System -- 3.6…Beam Instrumentation -- 3.7…Controls -- 3.8…Power Converters -- 3.9…The Civil Engineering Work -- 3.10…Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- 4 LEP Operation -- Abstract -- 4.1…Installation and Commissioning of the Large Electron Positron (LEP) -- 4.2…The Performance of LEP up to 2000 -- 4.3…Unexpected Effects Happen -- 4.4…LEP Performance in 2000 -- 4.5…The Higgs Saga: A Short Chronology -- 4.6…The Legacy of LEP -- 4.7…Conclusions -- Acknowledgments.

References -- 5 Proton-Antiproton Colliders -- Abstract -- 5.1…Conclusions -- References -- 6 Electron Colliders at CERN -- Abstract -- 6.1…Introduction -- 6.2…CERN and LEP -- 6.3…Beginnings of Linear Colliders -- 6.4…What Should be the Energy of the NLC? -- References -- 7 The LHC Adventure -- Abstract -- 8 The Future of the CERN Accelerator Complex -- Abstract -- 9 Memories of the Events That Led to the Discovery of the nu mu -- Abstract -- 10 The Discovery of CP Violation -- Abstract -- References -- 11 Unification: Then and Now -- Abstract -- 12 Peering Inside the Proton -- Abstract -- References -- 13 QCD: An Unfinished Symphony -- Abstract -- 14 The LHC and the Higgs Boson -- Abstract -- 15 The Unique Beauty of the Subatomic Landscape -- Abstract -- 16 QCD: Now and Then -- Abstract -- 17 Test of the Standard Model in Space: The AMS Experiment on the International Space Station -- Abstract -- 18 Changing Views of Symmetry -- Abstract.

This unique and fascinating collection of lectures and essays by eminent researchers, many of them nobel laureates, is an outgrowth of a 2009 event held at CERN, coinciding with the startup of research at the Large Hadron Collider.

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