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AdA – the world’s first electron–positron storage ring

The story of the world’s first electron–positron storage ring, the Anello di Accumulazione (AdA), starts in the hills above Rome. In a small city named Frascati. It is famous for many things, but first above by its beautiful view on Rome.

frascati-01727AdA was built in Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), under the leadership of Bruno Touschek, it stored its first beams in February 1961. A year later it was transported to France, to a small city in the neighborhood of Paris named Orsay.

Article in CERN-courier (eng).

AdA first electron-positron storage ring.
AdA first electron-positron storage ring.

ADA first electron-positron storage ring (outcome).

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AdA first electron-positron storage ring (vacuum).
ADA first electron-positron storage ring (vacuum).

ADA in twilight.

Ada-electron-positron-ring-frascati_04And for the end surrealistic night look of ADA.

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