Institute for High Energy Physics


State Research Center – Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP) is a research organisation in Protvino (near Moscow, Moscow Oblast), Russia. It was established in 1963.[1]

State Research Center – Institute for High Energy Physics
Logo of the Russian State Institute for High-Energy Physics
Research typeHigh energy physics and particle physics
DirectorProfessor Nikolai E. Tyurin
LocationProtvino, Russia
54°52′04″N 37°12′11″E / 54.8678°N 37.2030°E / 54.8678; 37.2030

The institute is known for the particle accelerator U-70 synchrotron launched in 1967 with the maximum proton energy of 70 GeV, which had the largest proton energy in the world for five years.[2]

The first director of the institute from 1963 to 1974 was Anatoly Logunov. From 1974 to 1993, professor Lev Solovyov (Russian: Лев Дмитриевич Соловьев) served as the director of the institute.[3] A professor, Nikolai E. Tyurin has been the director of the institute since 2003.[4]

In 1978, a scientist of the institute, Anatoli Bugorski, was irradiated by an extreme dose of proton beam. His demise was deemed inevitable as the doctors believed he had received a dosage far in excess of what could be considered fatal. However, he survived the accident and continued to work in the institute.[5]

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References edit

  1. ^ ИФВЭ, История [IHEP, history] (in Russian).
  2. ^ Nikolai Tyurin (1 November 2003). "Forty years of high-energy physics in Protvino". CERN Courier. Retrieved 17 November 2007.
  3. ^ Ушёл в вечность Лев Дмитриевич Соловьёв [Lev Dmitrievich Solovyov passed away] (in Russian). Обсуждение на LiveInternet – Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников.
  4. ^ О профессорах кафедры – Тюрин Николай Евгеньевич [About professors of the department – Tyurin Nikolai Evgenievich] (in Russian). "Кафедра квантовой теории и физики высоких энергий" [Department of quantum theory and high energy physics].
  5. ^ Gessen, Masha. "The Future Ruins of the Nuclear Age". WIRED. Retrieved 21 January 2017.

External links edit

  • Official website
  • IHEP publications
  • Extensive photographs of remnants of Hadron Collider many years after abandonment