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    Rights: Christiane Lefevre, CERN Published 17 September 2009 Size: 180 KB Referencing Hub media

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    Abbreviations:

    Grey = p (proton)

    LH

    Large Hadron Collider

    Orange = neutrons

    SPS

    Super Proton Synchrotron

    Green = p (antiproton) [with line above letter p]

    PS

    Proton Synchrotron

    Grey | green = proton/antiproton conversion

    AD

    Antiproton Decelerator

    Light blue = neutrinos

    CTF3

    Clic Test Facility

    Brown = electron

    CNGS

    Cern Neutrinos to Gran Sasso

    ISOLDE

    Isotope Separator OnLine DEvice

    LEIR

    Low Energy Ion Ring

    LINAC

    LINear ACcelerator

    n-ToF

    Neutrons Time Of Flight

    The accelerator complex at CERN is a succession of machines that can accelerate positively charged protons and lead ions to extremely high energies before allowing them to collide head on.