Overview of the Tevatron collider complex: goals, operations and performance

  title={Overview of the Tevatron collider complex: goals, operations and performance},
  author={Stephen D. Holmes and Ronald S. Moore and Vladimir Shiltsev},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
For more than two decades the Tevatron proton-antiproton collider was the centerpiece of the world's high energy physics program. The collider was arguably one of the most complex research instruments ever to reach the operation stage and is widely recognized for numerous physics discoveries and for many technological breakthroughs. In this article we outline the historical background that led to the construction of the Tevatron Collider, the strategy applied to evolution of performance goals… 
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