meeting notes and link to UCSC 2002 ILC meeting group photo

Some of our projects

Mu2e linac-based calibration

Mu2e mixed-signal calorimeter electronics

ILC damping ring kickers

ILC high availability/high reliability control systems


Acoustic techniques for studying high-voltage breakdown

Mu2e links

ILC links

HEP links

UIUC links

1961 New York Yankees team photo

Group Members


UIUC International Linear Collider projects

Photo gallery

Basic science advocacy and sociology

Presentations concerning physics research

Contact information

High Energy Physics Advocacy and Sociology

George Gollin

Engagement by U.S. University Groups With International Linear Collider R&D Projects, a report that Professor Kevin Pitts and I wrote for the Vice Chancellor for Research at UIUC (203 kB pdf).

See also Encouraging Greater Engagement by U.S. University Groups With International Linear Collider Accelerator R&D Projects (114 kB pdf).

The U.S. HEP community is currently discussing a reorganization of the university-based ILC R&D effort. See U.S. university engagement with the ILC: a report to the Americas Regional Team (356 kB pdf).

University-Based Linear Collider Accelerator R&D in the United States
High energy physics seminars, Harvard, March 24, 2005; Princeton, March 31, 2005; University of Rochester, April 26, 2005 (6.0 MB pdf). (PowerPoint [12.7 MB] is here).

Hari Seldon, Please Call Your Office: Linear Colliders, Big Science, and U.S. Universities
University of Michigan high energy physics seminar; March 8, 2004 (6.5 MB pdf). (PowerPoint [29 MB!!] is here).

Confronting Mathematics with Duct Tape: How Can We Tell When Mathematics and Physical Reality Coincide?
Given at Sheldon Katz's "String Theory Rap" at UIUC and then at the UIUC BCDE seminar; May, 2003. 2.4 MB pdf. (Here's a Powerpoint version.)

The Wild Wild West Confronts Big Science: NLC and TESLA at U.S. Universities
Given at CPPM (Marseille), Rutherford-Appleton Lab, and Queen Mary College (London); March, 2003. 3 MB pdf. (Here's a Powerpoint version.)

Federal support for the physical sciences
Shown to various legislative aides in Washington, D.C.; January 31, 2003. 147 kB pdf. (Here's a Powerpoint version.)

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