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Maury Tigner

Hans A. Bethe Professor Emeritus

Maury Tigner

Educational Background

B.S., 1958, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ph.D, 1964, Cornell University. Research Associate, Cornell University, 1964 -68; Senior Research Associate, Cornell University,1968-77; Professor, Physics, Cornell University, 1977-94. Professor Emeritus, Physics, Cornell University, 1994-present. Visiting appointments at: Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing; Chinese Academy of Sciences; DESY, Germany. Director, Laboratory of Elementary-Particle Physics, Cornell University, 2000-present . Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Member, National Academy of Science.


Accelerator physics; superconductivity



  • Physics


  • Laboratory for Elementary-Particle Physics (LEPP)


R D for the International Linear Collider (ILC).

R D for the Energy Recovery Linac (ERL).


Handbook of Accelerator Physics and Engineering with A. Chao, F. Zimmermann,  H. Mess, World Scientific, 2013