PS Digitization Project

PS Parameter Committee members

The PS Parameter Committee members: Left to right : Edouard Regenstreif, Pierre Germain, Kjell Johnsen, Arnold Schoch, Mervyn Hine, John Adams, Franco Bonaudi, Fritz Grutter, Kees Zilverschoon and Colin Ramm. June 1960 (Image: CERN)

More information about the PS Structure

PS Groups AA AD AE AE(2) AL/ALO AR AR(2) BD
BR BT CA CO/CCI CD/CDI CLIC COP CTF3
DI/DL
DIR
EA ED EE EI EM EN ENS
Energy EP FES GE HBC HI HP LEA
LEAR
LI/LR
LIN/LRF
LP/LPI MA ME MG ML MM MU
Nufact OP PA PO/POW PP PSO PSR RF
SA SC SE SM SR VA TH  
PS Committees PS Staff Meetings Machine Operation Committee (MOC) Parameters Committee Running-in Committee (RIC)
Installation Committee (ICM)      
Other PS series 1st PS Reports By Authors PS Bulletin Info  

 

For more information about the PS internal structure from 1952 to 2002
Search on CDS (CERN Document Server): PS Archives
Documents Series Groups Years
AA AA Series Antiproton Accumulator: AA fusioned with LEA group to form AR group in 1988 1978-1987
AD Antiproton Decelerator 1997-1997
AE AE Series Acceleration and Ejection: AE Group moved to EI group in 1979 1974-1978
AE2 AE2 Series Accelerators and Experimental Areas 2000-2002
AL/ALO AL/ALO Series Apparatus Layout: AL group moved  to MU group in July 1964 1960-1964
AR AR Series Accelerator Research. This group became a division in 1961 1958-1959
AR2 AR2 Series Antiproton Rings: This group was created by the fusion of AA and LEAR groups 1988-1996
BD BD Series Beam Diagnostics 1991-2002
BR BR Series Booster (B): It was a sub-group in MU group
Booster (BR): BR fusioned with LIN group to form HI group in 1988
1966-1967
1972-1987
BT BT Series Beam Transport - Beam Transfer (since 1983): This group was created from EI group in 1982.
BT moved to RF group in 1988
1982-1987
CA CA Series Circular Accelerators & Areas 1997-1999
CO/CCI CO/CCI Series Machine Group-Computer (MG-CO) : 1960
Computer (CO) : 1961-1973. This group moved to CCI and OP groups in 1974
Computer Control and Instrumentation (CCI), 1974-1978
Controls (CO) : 1979-2002
1960-2002
CD/CDI CD/CDI Series Cyclotron Development: This group moved to SC group in 1982 1976-1981
CLIC CLIC Series Compact e+e- Linear Collider 1985-2002
COP COP Series SC Operation: This group moved to SC group in 1982 1976-1981
CTF3 CTF3 Series CLIC Test Facility (CTF2/CTF3) 1997-2002
DI/DL/DIR DI/DL/DIR Series Direction - Division Leader 1958-2002
EA EA Series Experimental Area : EA Group became NPA division
Experimental Areas
Experimental Areas : This group fusioned with PSR group to form PA group in 1988
1958-1960
1976
1985-1987
ED ED Series Electrical Development: ED moved to PO group in 1982 1964-1981
EE EE Series Electrical Engineering : This group moved to Engineering division in 1961
Electrical Projects and Installation : EE group moved to PO Group in 1968
1954-1960
1964-1966
EI EI Series Ejection and Instrumentation : The group moved to BT group in 1982 1979-1981
EM EM Series Emulsion  1958-1960
EN EN Series Engineering  1955-1960
ENS ENS Series Electronics News Sheet 1957-1958
Energy Energy Series Energy Reports - Comité d'Energie 1980-1987
EP EP Series Experimental Planning
MU-Experimental Planning (See MU)
1959-1964
1965-1972
FES FES Series Fast Ejection System 1969-1973
GE GE Series General 1958-1959
HBC HBC Series Hydrogen Bubble Chamber : This group moved to Track Chambers (TC) division in 1960 1958-1959
HI HI Series Hadron Injector : This group corresponds to the fusion of Booster and Linac groups in 1988 1988-1996
HP HP Series Hadron Production 1997-1999
LEA/LEAR LEA/LEAR Series Low Energy Antiproton Ring : LEA group moved to AR (Antiproton Rings) group in 1988 1982-1987
LI/LIN
LR/LRF
LI/LIN
LR/LRF Series
Linac (LIN), 1953-1954
Linac and Radio Frequency (LR), 1955-1958
Machine Group-Linac (MG-LIN), 1959-1960
Linac (LIN), 1961-1978
Linac and Radio Frequency (LR), 1979-1981
Linac (LI), 1982-1987 
The Linac group fusioned in 1988 with Booster group for form HI group
1953-1987
LP/LPI LP/LPI Series Lepton Pre-Injector, 1982-1987
Lepton Injector, 1988
Lepton Production, 1989-2000
1982-2000
MA MA Series Magnet 1955-1959
1964-1967
1973
ME ME Series Mechanical Engineering 1958-1959
MG MG Series Machine Group : This group had many sub-groups, but these one continued to publish under their own codification (e.g. PS-LIN insteas PS-MG-LIN)
MG, MG-GL, MG-RF, MG-CO, MG-LI, MG-POW, MG-VA, MG-AL
1959-1960
ML ML Series Mechanical : ML Group moved to MT (Mechanical Technologies division) in 1990 1955
1967-1989
MM MM Series Magnets Measurements 1954-1960
MU MU Series Machine Utilisation : MU group became EA group in in 1985. This group had many sub-groups (MU-VA, MU-S, MU-ED...) 1964-1984
NP NP Series Nuclear Physics 1957-1959
NUFACT NUFACT Series Neutrino-Factory, NF 1999-2002
OP OP Series Operation : From CO group 1974-2002
PA PA Series Proton Synchrotron Ring and Areas : This group was created by the fusion of PSR and EA groups 1988-1996
PO/POW PO/POW Series Power : This group received the ED group in 1982 1960-2002
PP PP Series Particle Production 2000-2002
PSO PSO Series Proton Synchrotron Operation 1959-1960
PSR PSR Series Proton Synchrotron Ring : PSR fusioned to EA group to form PA in 1988 1982-1987
RF RF Series Radio Frequency : RF group moved to to SR group in 1968 1955-1967
1982-2002
SA SA Series Services Administratifs 1983-1987
SC SC Series Synchrotron-Cyclotron 1982-1990
SE SE Series Separators Group  1959
SM SM Series Synchrotron Magnets : The SM group moved to PSR group in 1982 1974-1981
SR SR Series Synchrotron Ring : The SR group moved to AE and SM groups in 1974 1968-1973
VA VA Series Vacuum Engineering : The VA group moved to MU group in 1964 1955-1956
1960-1964
TH TH Series Theory 1955-1959
1st-PS Doc 1st-PS Series 1st_PS Documents 1952-1953
Authors Authors Series by Author 1952-1958
PS-Bulletin Info PS-Bulletin-Info Series PS Bulletin Information N°1 to 108 1976-1999
PS Committees

PS-Comm
PS-Staff-Meeting Series PS Staff Meetings N°1 to 118 1952-1959
MOC Series Machine Operation Committee (MOC) 1958-1959
Parameters Committee Series Parameters Committee 1954-1957
ICM Series Installation Committee 1958-1959
RIC Series Running-in Committee (RIC) 1958-1960

 


 

History of PS groups
 

ACCELERATORS AND EXPERIMENTAL AREAS
Machine Group Apparatus Layout PS-MG-AL 1959-1960
MPS Division MPS-AL 1961-1964
MPS Division Machine Utilisation MPS-MU 1964-1975
PS Division PS-MU 1976-1984
Experimental Areas PS-EA 1985-1987
PS Ring and Areas PS-PA 1988-1996
Circular Accelerators and Areas PS-CA 1997-2000
Accelerators and Experimental Areas PS-AE 2000-2002

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BEAM DIAGNOSTICS
PS Division Beam Diagnostics PS-BD 1991-2002

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CONTROLS 
PS Division Electrical Engineering (inc. Controls) PS-EE 1955-1955
Engineering (Controls, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) PS-EN 1956-1956
Engineering (Controls, Vacuum, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) PS-ENG 1957-1957
Electrical Engineering (Power, Controls) PS-EE 1958-1958
Machine Group Controls MG-CO 1959-1960
MPS Division Controls MPS-CO 1961-1973
Computer Controls & Instrumentation MPS-CCI 1974-1975
PS Division Computer Controls & Instrumentation PS-CCI 1976-1978
Controls PS-CO 1979-2002

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DIVISIONAL RESOURCES
PS Division Direction PS-DIR 1955-1958
Machine Group Group Leader's Office MG-GL 1959-1960
MPS Division Divisional Leader's Office MPS-DL 1961-1961
Divisional Leader's Office - General Studies MPS-DL 1961-1963
Divisional Leader's Office and Mechanical Section MPS-DL 1964-1967
Divisional Leader's Office MPS-DL 1968-1975
PS Division Divisional Leader's Office PS-DL 1976-1982
Administrative Services PS-SA 1983-1983
Divisional Leader's Office PS-DL 1984-1987
Direction PS-DI 1988-1999
Divisional Resources PS-DR 2000-2002

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OPERATION
PS Division Electrical Engineering (inc. Controls) PS-EE 1955
Engineering(Controls, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) MG-ENG 1956
Engineering (Controls, Vacuum, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) MPS-ENG 1957
Electrical Engineering (Power, Controls) MPS-EE 1958
Machine Group Controls MG-CO 1959-1960
MPS Division Controls MPS-CO 1961-1973
MPS Division Operation MPS-OP 1974-1975
PS Division Operation PS-OP 1976-2002

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PARTICLE PRODUCTION
PS Group Linac PS-LIN 1953-1954
PS Division 1955-1958
Machine Group MG-LIN 1959-1960
MPS Division MPS-LIN 1961-1975
PS Division Linac PS-LIN 1976-1979
Linac and Radio-Frequency PS-LR 1980-1981
Linac PS-LI 1982-1987
Hadron Injector PS-HI  
Hadron Production PS-HP  
Particle Production PS-PP  

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POWER
PS Division Electrical Engineering (inc. Controls) PS-EE 1955
Engineering(Controls, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) MG-ENG 1956
Engineering (Controls, Vacuum, Electrical, Mechanical, Drawing Office) MPS-ENG 1957
Electrical Engineering (Power, Controls) MPS-EE 1958
Machine Group Power MG-PO 1959-1960
MPS Division Power (PO Group recieved the EE Group in 1968) MPS-POW 1961-1975
MPS Division Electrical Development MPS-ED 1964-1975
PS Division Power PS-PO 1976-1981
Electrical Development PS-ED 1976-1981
Power (PO Group received ED Group in 1982) PS-PO 1982-2002

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RADIO FREQUENCY
PS Group Radio-Frequency   1953-1954
PS Division PS-RF / PS-LRF 1955-1958
Machine Group MG-RF 1959-1960
MPS Division MPS-RF 1961-1967
Synchrotron Ring MPS-SR 1968-1973
Acceleration & Ejection MPS-AE 1974-1975
PS Division PS-AE 1976-1978
Ejection and Instrumentation PS-EI 1979-1981
Radio-Frequency PS-RF 1982-2002

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VACUUM
PS Division Vacuum PS-VA 1955-1956
Vacuum (In 1957 VA was integrated into Engineering group) 1958
Machine Group Vacuum MG-VA 1959-1960
PS Division Vacuum MPS-VA 1961-1964
    MPS-MU-V 1965-1966
MPS Division Mechanical / Vacuum Section MPS-ML-V 1967-1969
Mechanical CERN-MPS-ML 1970-1975
PS Division Mechanical CERN-PS-ML 1976-1989

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Ex-ANTIPROTON RINGS
PS Division Antiproton Accumulator PS-AA 1979-1987
Low Energy Antiproton Ring PS-LEA 1982-1987
Antiproton Rings  PS-AR 1988-1996
Hadron Production  PS-HP 1997-2000

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Ex-BOOSTER
MPS Division B Serie DL-B, MA-B, CO-B, MU-B, ML-B, RF-B, ED-B 1966-1967
SI Division Synchrotron Injector Division (SI) in the PS Department
  • SI-DL, SI-MAE, SI-EL, SI-ME, SI-BR
  • MPS-SI-DL, MPS-SI-LIN, MPS-SI-ED, MPS-SI-MAE, MPS-SI-PO, MPS-SI-CO, MPS-SI-BR, MPS-SI-ML, MPS-SI-ML-V
SI-*  1968-1972
MPS-SI-*
MPS Division Booster MPS-BR 1973
Booster Ring MPS-BR 1974-1975
PS Division Booster Ring PS-BR 1976-1978
Booster PS-BR 1979-1987
Hadron Injector PS-HI 1988-1996
Hadron Production PS-HP 1997-2000

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Ex-ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT
MPS Division Electrical Development MPS-ED 1966-1975
PS Division Electrical Development PS-ED 1976-1981
  Transferred to PO group in 1982     

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Ex-ELECTRICAL PROJECTS AND INSTALLATION
MPS Division Electrical Projects and Installation MPS-EE 1964-1966
  Transferred to PO group in 1967    

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Ex-LEPTON PRODUCTION
PS Division Lepton Pre-Injector PS-LPI 1982-1987
Lepton Injector PS-LP 1988-1988
Lepton Production PS-LP 1989-2000
  Transferred to AE, RF, PP groups in 2000    
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8 November, 2022