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TLEP, first step in a long-term vision for HEP

Presented at Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), 10-11 April 2013
Publication date2013
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The discovery of H(126) has renewed interest in circular e+e- colliders that can operate as Higgs factories, which benefit from three unique characteristics: i) high luminosity and reliability, ii) the availability of several interaction points, iii) superior beam energy accuracy. TLEP is an e+e- storage ring of 80-km circumference that can operate with very high luminosity from the Z peak (90 GeV) to the top quark pair threshold (350 GeV). It can achieve transverse beam polarization at the Z peak and WW threshold, giving it unparalleled accuracy on the beam energy. A preliminary study indicates that an 80 km tunnel could be constructed around CERN. Such a tunnel would allow a 100 TeV proton-proton collider to be established in the same ring (VHE-LHC), offering a long term vision.

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NoteThis is a contribution to the Snowmass process 2013: Frontier Capabilities
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KORATZINOS, Michaël et al. TLEP, first step in a long-term vision for HEP. In: Snowmass 2013: Lepton Collider Workshop. Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA). [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2013.
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