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an accelerator in which two beams of particles are forced to collide head on

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Instead of whirling atoms in giant rings like at Cern, the linear colliders will fire them in straight lines along tracks about 30 miles long.
Evans is now project director of the LHC's planned big brother - the cataclysmic International Linear Collider, and he will also head a similar project, the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC).
London, September 11 ( ANI ): After discovering the Higgs Boson this summer, the team at Cern is now planning for even larger hadron collider to solve the mysteries of the universe.
This volume contains proceedings from the 2006 program entitled "Exploring New Frontiers Using Colliders and Neutrinos".
And this fall, the United States loses its lead in the study of how it all happened as the Large Hadron Collider in Europe overtakes Fermilab, near Chicago, on the particle physics energy frontier.
So, Dimopoulos and his colleagues chose a size that loosely corresponds to a collision energy--roughly, a trillion electron volts--that particle colliders are just beginning to reach.
by Topical Conference on Hadron Collider Physics (15th: 2004: East Lansing, Michigan) Ed.
This unification could then be observed directly in LHC and indirectly in less-powerful colliders.
Once in full operation by the end of this summer, the colliders should make copious B mesons, or Bs.
Of the millions of such interactions observed at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory's Tevatron collider near Batavia, Ill.
The results are already apparent with others taking their lead and introducing colliders on their own.
In this massive accumulation of data, researchers may catch a glimpse of new, rarely produced particles or traces of heavy particles that can't be produced in existing colliders but make their presence felt indirectly in the observations.
What distinguishes the B Factory from previous colliders (and the reason it is called asymmetric) is that the electron beam energy differs from that of the positron beam.
Written by one of the detector developers for the International Linear Collider, this is the first textbook for graduate students dedicated to the complexities and the simplicities of high energy collider detectors.
Wake fields have been carefully controlled and suppressed in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.