Book 2012

From the PS to the LHC - 50 Years of Nobel Memories in High-Energy Physics

ISBN: 978-3-642-30843-7 (Print) 978-3-642-30844-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-27

    Memories of the PS and of LEP

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    Chapter

    Pages 29-47

    The CERN Proton Synchrotron: 50 Years of Reliable Operation and Continued Development

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    Pages 49-62

    A Few Memories from the Days at LEP

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    Pages 63-78

    LEP Operation

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    Pages 79-100

    Proton-Antiproton Colliders

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    Pages 101-108

    Electron Colliders at CERN

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    Pages 109-117

    The LHC Adventure

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    Pages 119-127

    The Future of the CERN Accelerator Complex

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    Pages 129-136

    Memories of the Events That Led to the Discovery of the νμ

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    Pages 137-160

    The Discovery of CP Violation

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    Pages 161-168

    Unification: Then and Now

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    Pages 169-187

    Peering Inside the Proton

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    Pages 189-197

    QCD: An Unfinished Symphony

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    Pages 199-207

    The LHC and the Higgs Boson

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    Pages 209-218

    The Unique Beauty of the Subatomic Landscape

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    Pages 219-225

    QCD: Now and Then

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    Pages 227-231

    Test of the Standard Model in Space: The AMS Experiment on the International Space Station

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    Chapter

    Pages 233-241

    Changing Views of Symmetry