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The Status of the Tevatron

  • Leon M. Lederman
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 173)

Abstract

Fermilab’s 400 GeV accelerator began its life in 1972 at the new laboratory near Chicago, Illinois. By 1973, a small R&D effort began to study superconducting accelerator magnets. This was based on a very substantial effort that had been underway in many laboratories including Brookhaven, Argonne and Rutherford Lab. By 1978, the Laboratory had achieved enough success to propose to build, as an R&D project, a superconducting ring in the same tunnel as the 400 GeV machine.

Keywords

Fixed Target Straight Section Drift Chamber Peak Luminosity Mass Reach 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leon M. Lederman
    • 1
  1. 1.Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryBataviaUSA

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