Facts about Simon van der Meer

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Simon van der Meer is a famous Physicist from Netherland, he/she is still alive and was born November 24, 1925.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 8 quotes who is written / told by Simon.

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Famous quotes by Simon van der Meer (8)


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"Under these conditions it is not astonishing that learning was highly prized; in fact, my parents made sacrifices to be able to give their children a good education"
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"Nevertheless, if I have at times been able to make original contributions in the accelerator field, I cannot help feeling that to a certain extent my slightly amateur approach in physics, combined with much practical experience, was an asset"
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"I visited the Gymnasium in The Hague and passed my final examination (in the sciences section) in 1943"
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"After developing a primitive theory (1968) I therefore did not pursue this subject. However, the work was taken up by others and in 1974 the first experiments were done in the ISR"
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"At this time, my work on the SPS power supplies had just come to an end; I joined a study group on the pp project and an experimental team studying cooling in a small ring (ICE)"
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"Since then, I have worked with the group that commissioned and improved the ring and that is now preparing the construction of a second ring to increase the p stacking rate by an order of magnitude"
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"My father was a schoolteacher and my mother came from a teacher's family"
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"My interest in matters more directly concerned with the handling of particles was growing, in the meantime, stimulated by many contacts with people understanding accelerators"


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