American physicist Burton Ritcher

American physicist Burton Ritcher

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Credit: STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Burton Richter (born 1931), American physicist and director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) since 1984. In the 1960s, Richter worked on the Stanford elecron storage rings, the first acc- elerator to collide subatomic particles together. In 1970-72, he directed the building of the SPEAR electron-positron collider at SLAC. And in 1974, he & colleagues working with the Mark I detector at SPEAR discovered the J/psi, the first particle found containing a charm quark. Richter shared the 1976 Nobel prize for physics for this work with Sam Ting, whose team at Brookhaven also discover- ed the particle. The photo was taken in 1976.

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