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From the PS to the LHC-- 50 years of Nobel memories in high-energy physics

Author: Luis Alvarez-Gaumé; Michelangelo L Mangano; Emmanuel Tsesmelis
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2012.
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This collection of lectures and essays by eminent researchers in the field, many of them nobel laureates, is an outgrow of a special event held at CERN in late 2009, coinciding with the start of LHC operations. Careful transcriptions of the lectures have been worked out, subsequently validated and edited by the lecturers themselves. This unique insight into the history of the field includes also some perspectives on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alvarez-Gaumé; Michelangelo L Mangano; Emmanuel Tsesmelis
ISBN: 9783642308444 3642308449
OCLC Number: 832357054
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Memories of the PS and of LEP --
The CERN Proton Synchrotron: 50 Years of Reliable Operation and Continued Development / Günther Plass --
A Few Memories from the Days at LEP --
LEP Operation / Steve Myers --
Proton-Antiproton Colliders / Carlo Rubbia --
Electron Colliders at CERN --
The LHC Adventure / Lyn Evans --
The Future of the CERN Accelerator Complex / Rolf-Dieter Heuer --
Memories of the Events That Led to the Discovery of the [nu][mu] / Leon Lederman --
The Discovery of CP Violation / J. W. Cronin --
Unification: Then and Now / Sheldon Glashow --
Peering Inside the Proton --
QCD: An Unfinished Symphony / F. Wilczek --
The LHC and the Higgs Boson / Martinus Veltman --
The Unique Beauty of the Subatomic Landscape / Gerardus 't Hooft --
QCD: Now and Then / David Gross --
Test of the Standard Model in Space: The AMS Experiment on the International Space Station / Samuel Ting --
Changing Views of Symmetry / Steven Weinberg.
Responsibility: Luis Alvarez-Gaumé, Michelangelo Mangano, Emmanuel Tsesmelis, editors.
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