Archives of Large Hadron Collider, LHC
Identity Statement [Top]
CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-01-001 to 1-05-001
CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-01-001 to 2-10-001
CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-001 to 3-137
CERN-ARCH-LHC-4-001 to 4-014
Archives of Large Hadron Collider, LHC
April 1983 to April 2001
Level of description
Extent of the unit of description
86 boxes; 149 items; 9 linear metres
Name of creator
LHC Division, CERN
In December 1994 CERN's governing body, the Council, officially approved the construction of CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) - a technologically challenging super conducting ring, which will be installed in the existing LEP tunnel - to provide proton-proton collisions at energies 10 times greater than any previous machine. One of the fundamental questions it will address is that of the mechanism which gives matter its mass. The LHC will bring protons and ions into head-on collisions at higher energies than ever achieved before, allowing scientists to recreate conditions prevailing just after the "Big-Bang".
LHC Project organisation is managed by the LHC Project Leader, L. Evans (1994- ), supported by the Project Management team and the Project Leader's Office.
In 1990: creation of Accelerator Technology (AT) Division, which with MT (Mechanical Technology), PS and SL Divisions, formed the accelerator sector (AC).
In 1994: AT reported to the newly created Accelerator and Technology Board.
In 1996: creation of LHC Division, mainly from the former AT directed by JP Gourber until 1999 and Ph. Lebrun from 1999.
In 2003, the new Accelerator Technology (AT) Division emerged from the former LHC Dvision in the reorganisation of the Accelerator Sector.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Henrichsen, Knud, LHC Division
Karlson-Forestier, Jill, LHC Project Leader's Office
Maio, Susan, LHC Division
Content & Structure [Top]
Scope and content
This collection includes AC, AT and LHC divisional and other reports, also publication (project notes, minutes of meetings and workshops).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Nothing was destroyed.
Further accruals are expected.
System of arrangement
The original order has been preserved. For the purposes of cataloguing the files have been described according to the following plan :
CERN-ARCH-LHC-1- : Divisional and departmental reports
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-01-001 to 003||AT Divisional reports 1990 to 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-02-001||AC Divisional reports 1990 to 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-03-001 to 002||LHC Disional reports 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-04-001||AT Departmental reports 2007 to 2008|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-1-05-001||AT Sector (ATS) reports 2009|
CERN-ARCH-LHC-2- : Notes, specifications, chronos and other documents classified by groups
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-01-001 to 034||LHC Project reports, LHC Notes, LHC Project notes and LHC Project cost estimates|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-02-001 to 007||AT-MA & LHC-MMS Technical notes, 1990-2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-03-001 to 014||AT-MA & LHC-MMS Internal notes, 1990-2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-04-001 to 009||AT-MA & LHC-MMS Technical specifications, 1991-2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-05-001 to 004||AT-MA & LHC-MMS Chronos, 1996-2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-06-001 to 005||LHC-MMS Visit reports, conferences and workshops|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-07-001 to 003||LHC-EET Internal notes, 1997 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-08-001 to 003||LHC-MTA Internal notes, 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-09-001 to 003||LHC-VAC Technical notes, 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-2-10-001||AT-RF Internal notes, 1992|
CERN-ARCH-LHC-3- : LHC and AT committees
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-001 to 023, 092 & 118 to 120||LHCC Reports 1992 to 2003|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-024 to 027 & 081||Minutes of the LHC Technical Co-ordination Committee (TCC) 1997 to 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-028 to 030 & 125 to 132||Minutes of the LHC MAin Ring Committee (MARIC) meetings 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-031 to 033||Minutes of Monday Morning Meeting (MMMG) 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-034 to 039 & 082||Minutes of LHC Experiment Machine Interface Committee (LEMIC) 1994 to 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-040 to 045 & 084||Minutes of the Technical Committee (TC) 1994 to 2001|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-046 to 047||Summary of LHC steering committee for magnets and cryogenics 1994 and 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-048 to 051 & 083||Minutes of the parameters and layout committee (P&LC) 1997 to 2001|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-052 to 053||Minutes of the LHC with Four Feed Points Committee 1994 - 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-054||Transparencies presented at the workshop on LHC technology, October 1993|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-055||Mini-workshop on LHC Dipole, September 1994|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-056||Minutes of the 1st to 6th LHC Electronics Board (LEB), from 3rd October 1996 to 17th March 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-057||Minutes of the LHC Computing Board (LCB) meetings, from 22nd August 1996 to 24th March 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-058||Minutes of the LHC Committee meetings, from 14th February 1989 to 8th December 1993|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-059 to 060||Minutes of the Detector Research and Development Committee (DRDC) meetings,1990 to 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-061 to 064||LHC Publications, experimental programme, second workshop on eletronics for LHC experiments|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-065 to 073||Meeting of the LHC Machine Advisory Committee (MAC) 1995 to 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-074||Summary record of the 3rd meeting of the LHC Board and related documents 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-75||Minutes of the LHC Management Board 1996 to 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-76||Minutes of the 3rd meeting of the CERN-US Cooperation Committee (CUCOM) 1998|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-077 to 080||LHC Project seminars 1992 to 2001|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-085 to 091||Miscellaneous, conceptual design and studies|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-093 to 100||LHC Project workshops and seminars 1995 to 2000|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-101||Minutes of the Experimental Requirements Committee (ERC), from 19th May 1991 to 14th February 1994|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-102 to 103||Early LHC project, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (SSC) 1984-1992|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-104||Early LHC project, SC Europe (European firms in field of superconductors)|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-105 to 106||Early LHC project, meetings of the LHC Group 1983-1990, photocopies of Director's transparencies LHC 1993 - 1995|
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-3-107 to 108||Minutes of the 103rd to 197th Energy Calibration meetings 1996 to 2000|
CERN-ARCH-LHC-4- : By owners
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-4-1-001 to 014||Lyn Evans files, LHC Project leader,
Chronofiles 1990 to 2003
|CERN-ARCH-LHC-4-2-001||Gouache, Jean-Claude, Internal Audit Service|
Conditions of access and use [Top]
Conditions governing access
See file level description and the CERN operational circular No 3: rules applicable to archival material and archiving at CERN. In general, records on any subject that are over 30 years old, and all records of a purely scientific nature, may be consulted.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is retained by CERN, no reproduction without permission.
Language / scripts of material
Most of the material is written in English and French.
Listed to file level in the CERN Archive Database.
Accelerator Technologies division, AT (1990-1995) - Large Hadron Collider, LHC (1996-1998) - Accelerator Sector, AC (1990-1995) collections are not fully catalogued.
Description control [Top]
Description prepared by Sandrine Reyes.
Date(s) of description
Geneva, the 19th June 2001, Revised 2007.