ISBN-10:
3540893008
ISBN-13:
9783540893004
Pub. Date:
07/14/2009
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
LEP - The Lord of the Collider Rings at CERN 1980-2000: The Making, Operation and Legacy of the World's Largest Scientific Instrument / Edition 1

LEP - The Lord of the Collider Rings at CERN 1980-2000: The Making, Operation and Legacy of the World's Largest Scientific Instrument / Edition 1

by Herwig Schopper, Rolf-Dieter Heuer

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ISBN-13: 9783540893004
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 07/14/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 211
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Why LEP and Why at CERN?.- The Difficult Decision of LEP#x2019;s Size and Energy.- The Approval, or How To Persuade Governments.- The Tunnelling Adventure.- The Environment #x2013; People and Nature.- LEP #x2013; The Technical Challenge.- The LEP Experiments #x2013; Institutions in Themselves.- What Have We Learned from LEP? #x2013; Physics Results.- Creating New Technologies.- Unloved but Necessary #x2013; Management and Finances.- How To Invite the Pope? #x2013; VIP Visits.- CERN #x2013; Bringing Nations Together.- The Complicated Transition from LEP to the LHC.- The Dramatic Last Period of LEP.

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