The Large Hadron Collider: Overall Motivation

  • Debajyoti Choudhury
  • Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya


The motivations for building particle accelerators in order to probe the elemental structure of all matter is explained. After establishing the need to develop colliding beam type accelerators, the nature and utilities of the Large Hadron Collider is discussed. The related physics issues are outlined in a non-technical manner.


Dark Matter Higgs Boson Large Hadron Collider Higgs Mass Compact Muon Solenoid 
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© Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Debajyoti Choudhury
    • 1
  • Biswarup Mukhopadhyaya
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of DelhiDelhi-110007India
  2. 2.Regional Centre for Accelerator-based Particle PhysicsHarish-Chandra Research InstituteJhunsi, AllahabadIndia

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