Future Colliders

Colliders for the Future

We are collaborators on two potential future colliders, the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) and the Future Circular Collider (FCC).

CLIC: Compact Linear Collider

CLIC is a proposed high-energy linear electron-positron collider, with collision energies of up to 3 TeV.  Edinburgh is a member of CLICdp (CLIC detector & physics) collaboration that are developing a detector and studying the physics potential for CLIC.  Our current focus is studying the prospects for Higgs boson and top quark physics at CLIC

FCC: Future Circular Collider

FCCis a design study for a 80 - 100 km circular collider, most likely based at CERN, with options for  electron-positron, proton-proton and electron-proton collisions. In proton-proton mode a centre of mass energy of 100 TeV will be  achieved. This will allow precision measurements of the particles of the Standard Model such as the Higgs Boson and the extend the search for new particles to a significantly higher energy scale.

People in Future Colliders

Telephone numbers in the list below are shown as UK numbers. Callers from outside the UK should remove the leading zero and use the UK country code (+44).

NamePositionContact detailsLocationPhoto
Academic staff
Yanyan GaoChancellors Fellow
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Christos LeonidopoulosPersonal Chair of Experimental Particle Physics
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Victoria MartinProfessor
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Research staff
Michele Faucci GiannelliSenior Research Associate