WG1: International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA)

WG1: International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA)

Working Group 1 (WG1), the International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA) was created by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics in 1976 in Tbilisi, Georgia to facilitate international collaboration in the construction and use of accelerators for high energy physics.

Charge to Working Group

Its purposes, as stated in 1985, are as follows:

  • to promote international collaboration in all phases of the construction and exploitation of very high energy accelerators;
  • to organize regularly world-inclusive meetings for the exchange of information on future plans for regional facilities and for the formulation of advice on joint studies and uses;
  • to organise workshops for the study of problems related to super high-energy accelerator complexes and their international exploitation and to foster research and development of necessary technology.

Membership

Secretary: R. Rubinstein (1993- )

Full list of members

Reports

Reports to the IUPAP Council and Commission Chairs: 20102013
Reports to General Assemblies: 2011

Website

Website for the International Committee for Future Accelerators, ICFA.