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Title: LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.

Abstract

The American particle physics community can look forward to a well-conceived and vital program of experimentation for the next ten years, using both colliders and fixed target beams to study a wide variety of pressing questions. Beyond 2010, these programs will be reaching the end of their expected lives. The CERN LHC will provide an experimental program of the first importance. But beyond the LHC, the American community needs a coherent plan. The Snowmass 2001 Workshop and the deliberations of the HEPAP subpanel offer a rare opportunity to engage the full community in planning our future for the next decade or more. A major accelerator project requires a decade from the beginning of an engineering design to the receipt of the first data. So it is now time to decide whether to begin a new accelerator project that will operate in the years soon after 2010. We believe that the world high-energy physics community needs such a project. With the great promise of discovery in physics at the next energy scale, and with the opportunity for the uncovering of profound insights, we cannot allow our field to contract to a single experimental program at a single laboratory in the world.more » We believe that an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider is an excellent choice for the next major project in high-energy physics. Applying experimental techniques very different from those used at hadron colliders, an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider will allow us to build on the discoveries made at the Tevatron and the LHC, and to add a level of precision and clarity that will be necessary to understand the physics of the next energy scale. It is not necessary to anticipate specific results from the hadron collider programs to argue for constructing an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider; in any scenario that is now discussed, physics will benefit from the new information that e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} experiments can provide.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY AND INSTITUTIONAL LIST (US)
OSTI Identifier:
784250
Report Number(s):
BNL-52627; KA040101
R&D Project: PO22; KA040101; TRN: US0104225
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 3 May 2001
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS; ACCELERATORS; CERN LHC; DESIGN; FERMILAB TEVATRON; HADRONS; LINEAR COLLIDERS; EXPERIMENT PLANNING; ELECTRON BEAMS; POSITRON BEAMS

Citation Formats

ABE,T., DAWSON,S., HEINEMEYER,S., MARCIANO,W., PAIGE,F., TURCOT,A.S., and ET AL. LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.. United States: N. p., 2001. Web. doi:10.2172/784250.
ABE,T., DAWSON,S., HEINEMEYER,S., MARCIANO,W., PAIGE,F., TURCOT,A.S., & ET AL. LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.. United States. doi:10.2172/784250.
ABE,T., DAWSON,S., HEINEMEYER,S., MARCIANO,W., PAIGE,F., TURCOT,A.S., and ET AL. Thu . "LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.". United States. doi:10.2172/784250. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/784250.
@article{osti_784250,
title = {LINEAR COLLIDER PHYSICS RESOURCE BOOK FOR SNOWMASS 2001.},
author = {ABE,T. and DAWSON,S. and HEINEMEYER,S. and MARCIANO,W. and PAIGE,F. and TURCOT,A.S. and ET AL},
abstractNote = {The American particle physics community can look forward to a well-conceived and vital program of experimentation for the next ten years, using both colliders and fixed target beams to study a wide variety of pressing questions. Beyond 2010, these programs will be reaching the end of their expected lives. The CERN LHC will provide an experimental program of the first importance. But beyond the LHC, the American community needs a coherent plan. The Snowmass 2001 Workshop and the deliberations of the HEPAP subpanel offer a rare opportunity to engage the full community in planning our future for the next decade or more. A major accelerator project requires a decade from the beginning of an engineering design to the receipt of the first data. So it is now time to decide whether to begin a new accelerator project that will operate in the years soon after 2010. We believe that the world high-energy physics community needs such a project. With the great promise of discovery in physics at the next energy scale, and with the opportunity for the uncovering of profound insights, we cannot allow our field to contract to a single experimental program at a single laboratory in the world. We believe that an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider is an excellent choice for the next major project in high-energy physics. Applying experimental techniques very different from those used at hadron colliders, an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider will allow us to build on the discoveries made at the Tevatron and the LHC, and to add a level of precision and clarity that will be necessary to understand the physics of the next energy scale. It is not necessary to anticipate specific results from the hadron collider programs to argue for constructing an e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} linear collider; in any scenario that is now discussed, physics will benefit from the new information that e{sup +}e{sup {minus}} experiments can provide.},
doi = {10.2172/784250},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {2001},
month = {5}
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