LPCC student lectures

The history of the LHC

by Lyn Evans (CERN)

Monday, 10 May 2010 from to (Europe/Zurich)
at CERN ( 500-1-001 - Main Auditorium )
Abstract: From the civil engineering, to the manufacturing of the various magnet types, each building block of this extraordinary machine required ambitious  leaps in innovation. This lecture will review the history of the LHC project, focusing on the many challenges -- scientific, technological, managerial -- that had to be met during the various phases of R&D, industrialization, construction, installation and commissioning.