IHEP–JINR: Accelerating cooperation development

News, 07 December 2017

On 28 November 2017, the seminar “CEPC-SppC: Status and Perspective” was held in the Laboratory of High Energy Physics of JINR. The seminar was delivered by CEPC SppC accelerator Convener, Professor Jie Gao from the Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP) of Beijing, China. Professor Jie Gao is a Member of the Linear Collider Board of the International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA), one of the Members of which is JINR. Professor Jie Gao is also a Chairman of the Asian Linear Collider Steering Committee (ALCSC). The seminar was devoted to the present state of new promising Chinese projects: Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC), Higgs-bosons and/or z-bosons Factory, and future Super Proton-Proton Collider (SPPC).

During his visit to Dubna, Professor Jie Gao got acquainted with scientific infrastructure of JINR and its major research fields in the framework of the 4th International Training Programme for administrative and scientific personnel JEMS (JINR Expertise for Member States and Partner Countries) that was held on 27 November – 1 December.

On 30 November 2017, a meeting of the JINR Directorate with Professor Jie Gao was held. During the meeting, development of scientific cooperation between China and JINR in the fields of accelerator physics was discussed. Popularization of prospects of China’s Membership restoration at JINR among Chinese scientific community was also discussed. One of the milestones of this meeting will be a return visit of JINR representatives to IHEP for discussion of particular initiatives on development of cooperation between the Institutes in the framework of NICA and CEPC mega-projects.

Acknowledged representatives of Chinese scientific community claim that the future facility will be 7 times more powerful than the Large Hadron Collider. Its circle will be nearly 80 kilometers long.

  Preliminary conceptual design report (Pre-CDR)

Professor Jie Gao and JINR Chief Scientific Secretary Alexander Sorin. Photo by Elena Puzynina

In the JINR Scientists’ Club (left to right): JINR Chief Scientific Secretary Alexander Sorin, Professor Jie Gao, JINR Vice-Director Mikhail Itkis, JINR Chief Engineer Boris Gikal, Head of the JINR International Cooperation Department Dmitry Kamanin. Photo by Elena Puzynina

at the 4th JEMS Training (left to right): Plenipotentiary representative of Mongolia in JINR Suren Davaa, Professor Jie Gao, Associate Professor of Beirut Arab University Mohamed Salem Mohamed Badawi, Head of department for international cooperation of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia Svetlana Bogdanovic. Photo by Elena Puzynina

Professor Jie Gao at the meeting in the JINR Directorate. Photo by Anastasia Chigireva