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Particle Colliders

  1. James W. Rohlf

Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/3527600434.eap308.pub2

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

Encyclopedia of Applied Physics

How to Cite

Rohlf, J. W. 2009. Particle Colliders. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. 585–618.

Author Information

  1. Boston University, Physics Department, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2009

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

  • 1
    Introduction
    • 1.1
      Brief History
    • 1.2
      The Birth of Particle Colliders
    • 1.3
      Ingredients of Colliders
    • 1.4
      Famous Colliders
      • 1.4.1
        Stanford Positron Electron Accelerating Ring
      • 1.4.2
        PETRA
      • 1.4.3
        CERN Proton–Antiproton Collider
      • 1.4.4
        Fermilab Tevatron Collider
      • 1.4.5
        Large Electron–Positron Project
    • 1.5
      The Energy Frontier: CERN Large Hadron Collider
      • 1.5.1
        LHC Basic Parameters
    • 1.6
      Beam Dump
    • 1.7
      LHC Layout
    • 1.8
      Cryogenics
      • 1.8.1
        Injection Scheme
    • 1.9
      Radio Frequency Acceleration
    • 1.10
      Beam Vacuum
    • 1.11
      Super LHC
    • 1.12
      The Next Frontier
      • 1.12.1
        International Linear Collider
      • 1.12.2
        Compact Linear Collider
      • 1.12.3
        Very Large Hadron Collider

Keywords:

  • quantum electrodynamics;
  • synchrotron radiation;
  • proton–antiproton collider;
  • linear accelerator;
  • klystrons;
  • hadron collider