|Topic of the Study||Goals||Working Groups||Upcoming Events||LC Notes||Technology Choice||Topics of Interest|
|ECFA||Organizing committee||Worldwide Linear Collider Studies||Official and Press Statements on Linear Collider Policy||Extended ECFA/DESY Study (2001-2003)||2nd ECFA/DESY Study (1998-2000)||DESY|
|Upcoming events:||AWLC17 - SLAC, Menlo Park, CA, USA, June 26-30, 2017 - LCWS17 - Strasbourg, France, Oct 23-27, 2017|
|News:||2014 Jul 06 - ICFA Statement on the ILC, on Regional Planning, and on Studies for Future Circular Colliders. Statement (pdf)|
|Physics and Detector Meetings|
First ECFA Workshop, Montpellier, France, 13-16 November 2003
Second ECFA Workshop, Durham, UK, Sep 1-4, 2004
||Third ECFA Workshop, November 14-17, 2005, Vienna
||ILC-ECFA Workshop and GDE Joint Meeting, Valencia, 6-10 November 2006
||ILC-ECFA Workshop, Warsaw, Poland, 9-12 June 2008
||ECFA-CLIC-ILC joint meeting: International Workshop on Linear Colliders
2010, CERN and CICG, Geneva, Switzerland, 18-22 Oct 2010
||ECFA Linear Collider Workshop 2013 (LC2013),
DESY, Germany, May 27-31, 2013
||Other important workshops
LCWS 1993, Waikoloa, Hawaii, 26-30 Apr 1993
LCWS 1995, Iwate, Japan, 8-12 Sep 1995
LCWS 1999, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, 28 Apr - 5 May 1999
LCWS 2000, Fermlab, Batavia, Il., 24-28 Oct 2000
LCWS 2004, Paris, 19-23 April 2004
LCWS 2005, SLAC, Mar 18-22, 2005
LCWS 2006, Bangalore, March 9-13, 2006
LCWS 2007 - ILC 2007, DESY, Hamburg, 30.5.2007 - 4.6.2007
LCWS 2008 - ILC 2008, University of Illinois at Chicago, November 16-20, 2008
LCWS 2010 - ILC 2010, Beijing, China, March 26-30, 2010
LCWS 2011 - Granada, Spain, Sept 26-30, 2011
LCWS 2012 - University of Texas, Arlington, USA, October 21-26, 2012
LCWS 2013 - The Univeristy of Tokyo, Japan, Nov 11-15, 2013
LCWS 2014 - Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia, 6-10 October 2014
LCWS 2015 - Fairmont Chateau Whistler Hotel, Whistler B.C., Canada, 02-06 November 2015
LCWS 2016 - Aiina Center & MALIOS, Morioka,IWATE,Japan, December 5 - 9, 2016
LCWS 2017 - Strasbourg, France, Oct 23-27, 2017
AWLC17 - 2017 Americas Workshop on Linear Colliders, SLAC, Menlo Park, CA, USA, June 26-30, 2017
ALCW 2015 - Asian Linear Collider workshop 2015, KEK Tsukuba, Japan, April 20-24, 2015.
Joint ACFA Physics and Detector Workshop and GDE meeting on the International Linear Collider (TILC08), Sendai, Japan, March 3 to 6, 2008
Joint ACFA Physics and Detector Workshop and GDE meeting on the International Linear Collider (TILC09), Tsukuba, Japan, April 17 to 21, 2009
8th ACFA Workshop on Physics and Detector at the Linear Collider, Daegu, Korea, July 11-14, 2005.
9th ACFA ILC Physics and Detector Workshop & ILC GDE Meeting, IHEP, Beijing,
Feb. 4-7, 2007.
KILC12, Joint ACFA Physics and Detector Workshop and GDE Meeting on Linear Collider, Daegu, Korea, Apr. 23-27, 2012.
2005 ILC Physics and Detector Workshop and 2nd ILC Accelerator Workshop, ALCPG workshop, Snowmass, Colorado, August 14-27, 2005.
||3rd linear collider forum, 7-9 Feb 2012, DESY, Hamburg, Germany
||Meetings of working groups between main ECFA Workshops
||Conferences, Workshops, and Schools related to this
study (upcoming events)
||Proceedings of the ECFA/DESY Extended Study (pdf, 8.5 MBytes)
||International Linear Collider
Meetings and Links
International Committee for Future Accelerators
||ILC International Linear Collider
||GDE Global Design effort
First ILC Workshop "Towards an International Design of a Linear Collider", KEK,
Japan, Nov 13-15, 2004. Speakers slides: Plenary, working groups.
||International Workshop on ILC beam
delivery, together with the ILC-Europe meeting (EUROTeV and ELAN), RHUL, June 20-23, 2005.
2005 ILC Physics and Detector Workshop and 2nd ILC
Accelerator Workshop, ALCPG workshop, Snowmass, Colorado, August 14-27, 2005.
The Photon and PLC2005, Warsaw and Kazimierz, Poland, 30-Aug to 08-Sep-2005
The Photon: Its First Hundred Years and the Future, contains a PLC2005 - the Photon Collider Workshop and Lectures on Future Colliders and Astrophysics
||Topics of Interest to the Study
||Topics of interest to this study
||Working groups and their convenors
||Detector R&D topics of interest
Parameters of the high luminosity TESLA e+e- linear collider
List of reference reactions for detailed feasibility studies
ILCSC parameters document
||Worldwide Study (WWS)
International Linear Collider
Worldwide Study of the Physics and Detectors for Future Linear
|| Detector Concepts Studies
for the ILC
|| Detector R&D for
|| Authorlist for the ILC Detector Concept Report (DCR)
Subscribtion form to become an author for the ILC Detector Conceptual Report (Physics and Detector Chapter)
Everyone interested in the ILC is invited to subscribe.
| Report of the International Linear Collider Technical Review Committee - 2003 (Greg Loew Report)
|| WWS committee on the organization of the global experimental program, summary presented by Hitoshi in the Victoria Plenary session (pdf)
||Worldwide consensus statement in support of the linear collider
||"Understanding Matter, Energy, Space and Time:
The Case for the e+e- Linear Collider"
pdf file (70 kBytes)
This document has been prepared by the
World Wide Physics and Detectors Study Group.
It is intended to set out the scientific case for a 500 GeV e+e- linear collider, upgradable to higher energy in future and with options retained for special investigations with alternate beam particles and added polarization capability.
We are asking everyone who wants
to be listed as a supporter to go to the
sign-up web page.
|Roadmap for Detectors
Preliminary views of the WWS co-chairs on a possible roadmap for
detectors in the coming years.
The WWS co-chairs, Jim Brau, Francois Richard, and
"Please recall that ILCSC/ICFA has asked the WWS co-chairs, during the Beijing ACFA meeting, to present a proposal for such a roadmap for LCWS07...."
|Call for Letters of Intents to produce detector Engineering Designs Reports for ILC
Guidelines for the definition of a Letter
of Intent (Oct. 3, 2007)
Shin-ichi Kurokawa, Chairman of the International Linear Collider Steering
"The International Linear Collider Steering Committee (ILCSC) announces a call for Letters of Intent (LOIs) to produce reference designs for the two ILC detectors. These designs will be detailed in two Engineering Design Reports (EDRs) to be completed on the timeline of the machine EDR being prepared by the Global Design Effort. The guidelines for the LOIs are presented in the appended document and a public presentation of the WWS roadmap for detectors can be found in the LCWS07 web site. The LOIs should be sent to the ILCSC by October 1, 2008 and will be reviewed by an advisory body appointed with the approval of ILCSC. This body, together with a management team led by the Research Director Sakue Yamada who has been appointed by ILCSC, will start a process leading to the formation of two groups capable of preparing the two engineering designs and the EDR documents."
Call for Expression of Interest (March 11, 2008)
Research Director of ILC
"The International Linear Collider Steering Committee of ICFA decided on February 11 to modify last October's call for Letters of Intent (LOIs) for ILC detectors in accordance with the new timeline of the Global Design Effort (GDE). The detectors are to be implemented in the ILC technical design, which will be completed in 2012. Given the stretched out GDE replan, the due date of the LOIs is shifted by one-half year to March 31, 2009....
In order to identify the groups which will submit LOIs, we call for an Expression of Interest (EOI).... "
|Regional Linear Collider Studies
||European Design Study Towards a Global TeV Linear Collider
||ACFA Joint Linear Collider Physics and Detector Working Group
||ILC-Asia: Asian Regional Team for ILC Accelerator Development
||American Linear Collider Physics Group
||Linear Collider Physics Study at Fermilab
||American Working Group on Linear Collider Accelerator Technology
||Physics Study Group for the CLIC e+e- linear collider
||LC-ABD consortium of UK groups (Linear Collider: Accelerator and Beam Delivery)
|| UCLC (University Consortium for Linear
||Proposal to ECFA for a new Linear Collider Study, September 2002
|| As the organizing committee of the Extended ECFA/DESY Study, we
propose that ECFA should support these activities for a further two years,
from Spring 2003. The three ECFA supported studies so far have played an
enormously important role in preparing the case for the linear collider.
This case has been endorsed by representative bodies in Europe, America
and Asia. An International Linear Collider Steering Group has been formed,
under the chairmanship of Maury Tigner, to promote the programme. It is
on the studies in the three regions to provide input on Physics and
Both the USA and Asia plan continued studies. The present ECFA/DESY Study
involves a widely distributed group of experimenters and theorists doing
feasibility studies, fundamental calculations and R&D. The momentum
of this work in Europe needs to be kept up to maintain our contribution to
the formation of an international user community.
ECFA accepted this proposal at their 29 November 2002 plenary meeting. The new 'ECFA Study of Physics and Detectors for a Linear Collider' will run to Spring 2005.
|Goals of the ECFA Study on Physics and Detectors for a Linear Collider
Detector design, R&D, Simulation
of the ECFA Study of Physics and Detectors for a Linear Collider (last update 2010)
||Chair: François Richard, LAL Orsay|| Ties Behnke, DESY
Grahame Blair, Royal Holloway, U London
Mario Calvetti, LNF Frascati
Mikhail Danilov, ITEP, Moscow
Albert de Roeck, CERN
Sergio Bertolucci, CERN
Jean-Pierre Delahaye, CERN
Eckhard Elsen, DESY
Juan Fuster, IFIC Valencia
Joachim Mnich, DESY
Wolfgang Hollik, MPI Munich
Leif Jönsson, Lund
Jan Kalinowski, Warsaw
Marcello Piccolo, Frascati
Ron Settles, MPI Munich
Valery Telnov, Novosibirsk
Jan Timmermans, NIKHEF
Vaclav Vrba, Prague
Tatsuya Nakada, CERN (ECFA Chair)
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