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Large Electron Positron Collider (LEP)

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General Information

Structural Type: Tunnel
Function / usage: Particle accelerator
Completed in: 1989
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe

Technical Information

Dimensions

diameter 9 km
tunnel length 27 km
deck deck depth ca. 100 m

Chronology

1994
- 2005

Construction of the Large Hadron Collider in the same tunnel structure.

Participants

Owner
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20006360
  • Date created
    18/10/2002
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014