EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 49, 2013HCP 2012 – Hadron Collider Physics Symposium 2012
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Published online||20 May 2013|
Hadron Colliders and Hadron Collider Physics Symposium
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois 60510 USA
This article summarizes main developments of the hadron colliders and physics results obtained since their inception around forty years ago. The increase in the collision energy of over two orders of magnitude and even larger increases in luminosity provided experiments with unique data samples. Developments of full acceptance detectors, particle identification and analysis methods provided fundamental discoveries and ultra-precise measurements which culminated in the completion and in depth verification of the Standard Model. Hadron Collider Physics symposium provided opportunities for those working at hadron colliders to share results of their research since 1979 and helped greatly to develop the field of particle physics.
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