Institute for High Energy Physics

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This article is about a Russian institute. For the Chinese institute, see Institute of High Energy Physics.
State Research Center - Institute for High Energy Physics
Logo of the Russian State Institute for High-Energy Physics
Established 1963
Research type High energy physics and particle physics
Director Tyurin N.E.
Location Protvino, Russia

The Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP) was opened in 1965 in Protvino near Moscow, Russia. The institute is known for the particle accelerator U-70 synchrotron launched in 1967, which had the largest proton energy in the world for five years.[1] The first director of the institute in 1963—1974 was Anatoli Logunov.


  1. ^ Nikolai Tyurin (2003-11-01). "Forty years of high-energy physics in Protvino". CERN Courier. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 

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Coordinates: 54°52′04″N 37°12′11″E / 54.8678°N 37.2030°E / 54.8678; 37.2030