1 November 2018 to 19 December 2018
Europe/Zurich timezone

Future Circular Collider - The Integrated Programme (FCC-int)

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Large experiments and projects


The most effective and comprehensive approach to thoroughly explore the open questions in modern particle physics is a staged research programme, integrating in sequence lepton (FCC-ee) and hadron (FCC-hh) collision programmes, to achieve an exhaustive understanding of the Standard Model and of electroweak symmetry breaking, and to maximize the potential for the discovery of phenomena beyond the Standard Model. The project would rely on a shared and cost effective technical and organizational infrastructure, as was the case with LEP followed by LHC. This integrated programme is complementary to other ongoing research activities and leverages cross-disciplinary synergies to expand our understanding of the universe. It cements and enlarges Europe’s leadership in particle and high-energy physics for decades to come. This document provides an overview of the physics potential of the integrated FCC programme and outlines its implementation scenario.

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