Bruno Touschek: particle physicist and father of the e+e− collider

  title={Bruno Touschek: particle physicist and father of the e+e− collider},
  author={Luisa Bonolis and G. Pancheri},
  journal={The European Physical Journal H},
Abstract This article gives a brief outline of the life and works of the Austrian physicist Bruno Touschek, who conceived and, 50 years ago, brought to completion the construction of AdA, the first electron-positron storage ring. The events which led to the approval of the AdA project and the Franco-Italian collaboration which confirmed the feasibility of electron-positron storage rings will be recalled. We shall illustrate Bruno Touschek’s formation both as a theoretical physicist and as an… 
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