The role of big laboratories

R-D Heuer
2013 Physica Scripta  
This paper presents the role of big laboratories in their function as research infrastructures. Starting from the general definition and features of big laboratories, the paper goes on to present the key ingredients and issues, based on scientific excellence, for the successful realization of large-scale science projects at such facilities. The paper concludes by taking the example of scientific research in the field of particle physics and describing the structures and methods required to be
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doi:10.1088/0031-8949/2013/t158/014018 fatcat:x35f3ysuczbabouywt6xhyh26m