The Berkeley Design, 1963–1965

in Fermilab

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780226346236
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226346250 | DOI:
The Berkeley Design, 1963–1965

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This chapter discusses the history of the design proposal of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for the Fermilab. It describes the proposals formulated by Edward Lofgren and Edwin McMillan. This chapter explains that Berkeley took pains to meet the requirements of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), including cost estimates and the arrangements for obtaining architect-engineering services. It also provides a sketch of Berkeley's proposed 200 BeV particle accelerator design.

Keywords: Fermilab; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Edward Lofgren; Edwin McMillan; cost estimates; architect-engineering services; particle accelerator design

Chapter.  10144 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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