Jim Brau | 15 July 2010The [SB2009 Working Group] established quantitatively that the low-energy performance of SB2009 was a serious concern for optimal performance at lower energies, such as at and just above the threshold for Z-Higgs (210-350 GeV), an assumed key operating point for the measurement of Higgs properties. In response to these comments from the physics community, the GDE began investigations of concepts which could improve the low-energy luminosity.
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: ILC physics performance
Hitoshi Yamamoto | 18 March 2010A joint international linear collider workshop, LCWS10 and ILC10, will be held in Beijing from 26 to 30 March. LCWS10 is organised by the World Wide Study of the Physics and Detectors for future linear e+ e- colliders (WWS) representing the physics and detector efforts, while ILC10 is organised by the Global Design Effort (GDE) covering the accelerator efforts.
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: ILC10, LCWS10
Sakue Yamada | 18 February 2010In my report of last December, I wrote about detector activities in the new phase after validation. One of them was the effort of the two detector groups, ILD and SiD, to make the work plans towards their detailed baseline design aimed to be ready in 2012. -- Sakue Yamada
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: detector, ILD, SiD
Jim Brau | 21 January 2010[...] Sakue has created a working group of people who are able to simulate the effect of SB2009 parameters on physics performance. Some changes are expected to have little effect on the physics performance of the ILC, while other changes potentially may have important negative implications, challenging the fulfillment of the Parameters and performance.
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: baseline configuration, SB2009
Sakue Yamada | 17 December 2009The physics and detector activity for the ILC entered into a new stage after the validation of the Letters of Intent (LOIs) and following discussions during the American Linear Collider Physics Group (ALCPG) workshop in Albuquerque, US. Close to the turn of the year, I wish to survey what has been going on since then. -- By Sakue Yamada
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: LOI, SB2009
Hitoshi Yamamoto | 22 October 2009I have just attended the CLIC09 workshop at CERN.... A large fraction of work done on physics and detectors is common to both CLIC and ILC, and ILC detectors are already benefitting from CERN expertise in detector integration and push-pull design. --By Hitoshi Yamamoto
Category: Research Director's Report | Tagged: CLIC, CLIC09