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The International Linear Collider

Shinichiro Michizono describes the International Linear Collider, a proposed 250 GeV electron–positron collider using superconducting radiofrequency technology.

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Fig. 1: Schematic layout of the International Linear Collider.

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The author would like to thank Keisuke Fujii for holding fruitful discussions and providing helpful information.

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Michizono, S. The International Linear Collider. Nat Rev Phys 1, 244–245 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42254-019-0044-4

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