Jun 13 – 19, 2015
University of Alberta
America/Edmonton timezone
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Status of the Future Linear Collider

Jun 17, 2015, 9:45 AM
CCIS L1-140 (University of Alberta)

CCIS L1-140

University of Alberta

Invited Speaker / Conférencier invité Particle Physics / Physique des particules (PPD) W1-5 Energy frontier: Future developments (PPD) / Frontière d'énergie: développements futurs (PPD)


Prof. Dean Karlen (University of Victoria (CA))


The physics potential for an electron-positron linear collider operating at energies above LEP-II has been established for more than a decade. The case is even stronger now that we know the Higgs boson has a mass that allows a linear collider to make precisions studies of its properties. There is renewed excitement in this project with the Japanese Government considering hosting the facility. From the beginning, Canadian physicists have helped establish its physics case and have worked to solve many of its technical challenges. This presentation will summarize the current situation with Japan and the work underway in Canada in detector and accelerator R&D activities in support of a future linear collider.

Primary author

Prof. Dean Karlen (University of Victoria (CA))

Presentation materials