PS particle accelerator at CERN

PS particle accelerator at CERN

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Caption: The Proton Synchrotron (PS) particle accelerator at CERN, the European particle physics laboratory outside Geneva. When it was commissioned in Novem- ber 1959, the PS accelerated protons to a record energy of 24 GeV. Today it can achieve energies of 28 GeV & forms a vital part of the accelerator complex at CERN that ultimately collides protons & antiprotons in the Super-Proton-Synchrotron (SPS) collider at energies of hundreds of GeV. Photo taken 1966.

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Keywords: accelerator, cern, european centre for, nuclear research, odyssey, particle physics laboratory, proton synchrotron, ps (proton synchrotron), synchrotron

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