A few memories from the days at LEP

@article{Picasso2012AFM,
  title={A few memories from the days at LEP},
  author={Emilio Picasso},
  journal={The European Physical Journal H},
  year={2012},
  volume={36},
  pages={551-562}
}
  • E. Picasso
  • Published 1 March 2012
  • Physics
  • The European Physical Journal H
Abstract This contribution, a personal recollection by the author, is part of a special issue CERN’s accelerators, experiments and international integration 1959–2009. Guest Editor: Herwig Schopper [Schopper, Herwig. 2011. Editorial. Eur. Phys. J. H36: 437].  
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