2009

LEP - The Lord of the Collider Rings at CERN 1980-2000

The Making, Operation and Legacy of the World's Largest Scientific Instrument

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ISBN: 978-3-540-89300-4 (Print) 978-3-540-89301-1 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-10

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    Pages 1-10

    Why LEP and Why at CERN?

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    Pages 11-17

    The Difficult Decision of LEP’s Size and Energy

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    Pages 19-30

    The Approval, or How To Persuade Governments

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    Pages 31-52

    The Tunnelling Adventure

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    Pages 53-60

    The Environment – People and Nature

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    Pages 61-89

    LEP – The Technical Challenge

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    Pages 91-112

    The LEP Experiments – Institutions in Themselves

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    Pages 113-142

    What Have We Learned from LEP? – Physics Results

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    Pages 143-152

    Creating New Technologies

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    Pages 153-166

    Unloved but Necessary – Management and Finances

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    Pages 167-178

    How To Invite the Pope? – VIP Visits

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    Pages 179-183

    CERN – Bringing Nations Together

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    Pages 185-191

    The Complicated Transition from LEP to the LHC

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    Pages 193-197

    The Dramatic Last Period of LEP

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 1-11