Dismantling of the magnet of BEBC



Geneva, Switzerland

Image 27.5.74 shows the Big European Bubble Chamber's: iron magnetic shielding; lower and upper parts of the vacuum enclosure of the magnet: turbo-molecular vacuum pumps for the "fish-eye" windows; the two superconducting coils; a handling platform; the two cryostats; the cover of the upper cryostat suspended from the bar of the travelling crane which has a 170 ton carrying capacity. The chamber proper, not dismantled, is inside the shielding. The magnet was reassembled in the Summer and successfully tested in December.


  • Title: Dismantling of the magnet of BEBC
  • Creator: CERN PhotoLab
  • Date Created: 1974-05, 1974
  • Contributor: GenevaCERN1974-5
  • Medium: Film, Photographic negative
  • Link to Internal Document: http://cds.cern.ch/record/1475732
  • Internal Reference: Rubrique: Date Planche:5 74 De:18 A:27

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