The European Physical Journal C

, Volume 51, Issue 2, pp 421-500

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Towards the european strategy for particle physics: The briefing book

  • T. ÅkessonAffiliated withLund University
  • , R. AleksanAffiliated withCPPM/IN2P3-CNRS and DAPNIA/CEA
  • , B. AllanachAffiliated withCambridge University and DAMTP
  • , S. BertolucciAffiliated withINFN and Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati
  • , A. BlondelAffiliated withUniversity of Geneva
  • , J. ButterworthAffiliated withUniversity College London
  • , M. Cavalli-SforzaAffiliated withIFAE, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • , A. CerveraAffiliated withUniversity of Valencia
  • , M. de NauroisAffiliated withLPNHE-IN2P3-CNRS and University of Paris VI&VII
    • , K. DeschAffiliated withFreiburg University
    • , U. EgedeAffiliated withImperial College London
    • , R. HeuerAffiliated withUniversity of Hamburg and DESY
    • , A. HoeckerAffiliated withCERN
    • , P. HuberAffiliated withUniversity of Wisconsin
    • , K. JungmannAffiliated withKVI
    • , F. LindeAffiliated withNIKHEF
    • , A. LombardiAffiliated withCERN
    • , M. ManganoAffiliated withCERN Email author 
    • , M. MezzettoAffiliated withINFN and University of Padova
    • , G. OnderwaterAffiliated withKVI
    • , N. Palanque-DelabrouilleAffiliated withDAPNIA
    • , K. PeachAffiliated withJohn Adams Institute, University of Oxford and Royal Holloway University of London
    • , A. PolosaAffiliated withUniversity of Rome
    • , E. RondioAffiliated withSoltan Institute for Nuclear Studies
    • , B. WebberAffiliated withCambridge University and DAMTP
    • , G. WeigleinAffiliated withIPPP, Durham University
    • , J. WomersleyAffiliated withCCLRC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

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This document was prepared as part of the briefing material for the Workshop of the CERN Council Strategy Group, held in DESY Zeuthen from 2nd to 6th May 2006. It gives an overview of the physics issues and of the technological challenges that will shape the future of the field, and incorporates material presented and discussed during the Symposium on the European Strategy for Particle Physics, held in Orsay from 30th January to 2nd February 2006, reflecting the various opinions of the European community as recorded in written submissions to the Strategy Group and in the discussions at the Symposium.