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Russia: Russian scientists build collider to smash particles at CERN02:02

Russia: Russian scientists build collider to smash particles at CERN

Russian Federation, Novosibirsk
December 30, 2015 at 21:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian physicists at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) continued working on a particle accelerator that is set to form the basis of the European Organization for Nuclear Research's (CERN) new collider, in Novosibirsk on Wednesday.

Based on BINP's design, the Future Circular Collider (FCC) is due to be brought online at CERN in Geneva at a later date. The Russian project won the bid due to a new Crab-Waist collision scheme which can increase a collider's output by up to 100 times, according to BINP Deputy Director Evgeni Levichev.

After discovering the Higgs boson in 2013, CERN decided to design an even bigger and more powerful 'atom smasher' than the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). With its planned 100 kilometre (62 mile) circumference, the FCC is expected to facilitate more effective research of small particles such as the Higgs boson.

Russia: Russian scientists build collider to smash particles at CERN02:02
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Russian physicists at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP) continued working on a particle accelerator that is set to form the basis of the European Organization for Nuclear Research's (CERN) new collider, in Novosibirsk on Wednesday.

Based on BINP's design, the Future Circular Collider (FCC) is due to be brought online at CERN in Geneva at a later date. The Russian project won the bid due to a new Crab-Waist collision scheme which can increase a collider's output by up to 100 times, according to BINP Deputy Director Evgeni Levichev.

After discovering the Higgs boson in 2013, CERN decided to design an even bigger and more powerful 'atom smasher' than the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). With its planned 100 kilometre (62 mile) circumference, the FCC is expected to facilitate more effective research of small particles such as the Higgs boson.

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