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FISCAL YEAR 1986 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AUTHORIZATION

(Basic Research Programs)

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COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

DON FUQUA, Florida, Chairman
ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey

MANUEL LUJAN, JR., New Mexico
GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California

ROBERT S. WALKER, Pennsylvania
JAMES H. SCHEUER, New York

F. JAMES SENSENBRENNER, JR.,
MARILYN LLOYD, Tennessee

Wisconsin
TIMOTHY E. WIRTH, Colorado

CLAUDINE SCHNEIDER, Rhode Island
DOUG WALGREN, Pennsylvania

SHERWOOD L. BOEHLERT, New York
DAN GLICKMAN, Kansas

TOM LEWIS, Florida
ROBERT A. YOUNG, Missouri

DON RITTER, Pennsylvania
HAROLD L. VOLKMER, Missouri

SID W. MORRISON, Washington
BILL NELSON, Florida

RON PACKARD, California
STAN LUNDINE, New York

JAN MEYERS, Kansas
RALPH M. HALL, Texas

ROBERT C. SMITH, New Hampshire
DAVE MCCURDY, Oklahoma

PAUL B. HENRY, Michigan
NORMAN Y. MINETA, California

HARRIS W. FAWELL, Illinois
MICHAEL A. ANDREWS, Texas

WILLIAM W. COBEY, JR., North Carolina
BUDDY MACKAY, Florida **

JOE BARTON, Texas
TIM VALENTINE, North Carolina

D. FRENCH SLAUGHTER, JR., Virginia
HARRY M. REID, Nevada

DAVID S. MONSON, Utah
ROBERT G. TORRICELLI, New Jersey
FREDERICK C. BOUCHER, Virginia
TERRY BRUCE, Illinois
RICHARD H. STALLINGS, Idaho
BART GORDON, Tennessee
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, JR., Ohio

HAROLD P. HANSON, Executive Director
ROBERT C. KETCHAM, General Counsel

REGINA A. DAVIS, Chief Clerk
Joyce Gross FREIWALD, Republican Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATIONS

DON FUQUA, Florida, Chairman
ROBERT A. ROE, New Jersey

F. JAMES SENSENBRENNER, JR.,
RALPH M. HALL, Texas

Wisconsin
FREDERICK C. BOUCHER, Virginia

CLAUDINE SCHNEIDER, Rhode Island
TERRY BRUCE, Illinois

RON PACKARD, California
JAMES A. TRAFICANT, JR., Ohio

HARRIS W. FAWELL, Illinois
DOUG WALGREN, Pennsylvania

WILLIAM W. COBEY, JR., North Carolina
ROBERT A. YOUNG, Missouri

JOE BARTON, Texas
DAVE MCCURDY, Oklahoma

D. FRENCH SLAUGHTER, JR., Virginia
RICHARD H. STALLINGS, Idaho
GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., California

William T. HARVEY, Jr., Staff Director

HARLAN L. WATSON, Science Consultant
WILLIAM J. GORDON, Republican Technical Consultant
R. THOMAS WEIMER, Republican Energy Coordinator

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CONTENTS

search (Project 84-ER-115)..

Catholic University of America Vitreous State Laboratory

(Project 84-ER-114)..

Energy research analysis ......

University research instrumentation

University research support

Advisory and oversight program direction

Multiprogram laboratories facilities support

General construction.

High energy physics ........

General.

Superconducting super collider (SSC).

Construction .......

General plant projects (Project No. 86-R-103)

Tevatron I (Project No. 81-E-218)..

Tevatron II (Project No. 82-E-206).

SLAC linear collider (Project 84-ER-133)

Nuclear Physics

General

Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF)

Construction.......

Tandem/AGS heavy ion transfer line (Project 84-R-123).

University accelerator upgrade at the University of Wash-

ington and Yale University (Project 84-ER-110).

Minority Questions .........

PANEL 1: NEW RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Dr. George C. Pimentel, chairman, National Research Council's Committee to

Survey the Chemical Sciences, professor of chemistry, University of Califor-

nia, Berkeley, CA...

Prepared statement ...

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Dr. Daniel Kleppner, professor of physics, department of physics and research

laboratory of electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cam-
bridge, MA........
Prepared statement

Research briefings 1984: Report of the research briefing panel on

selected opportunities in physics
Daniel Kleppner, “Research in Small Groups,Physics Today, March

1985, vol. 38, No. 3, pages 78-85.....
Dr. Frederick Seitz, president emeritus, The Rockefeller University, New
York, NY...........

Prepared statement
Panel 1 discussion
Questions and answers for the record:

Professor Pimentel
Professor Kleppner.
Dr. Seitz..

PANEL 2: MULTIPROGRAM LABORATORY DIRECTORS
Dr. Alan Schriesheim, director, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL ....

Prepared statement
Dr. David A. Shirley, director, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA ...

Prepared statement
Dr. Herman Postma, director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
Prepared statement
Nicholas Basta, "Ion-Beam Implantation,High Technology, Febru-

ary 1985, pages 57-61.
Panel 2 discussion
Questions and answers for the record:

Dr. Schriesheim
Dr. Shirley.......
Dr. Postma .........

PANEL 3: HIGH ENERGY AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS
Dr. John P. Schiffer, Chairman, Department of Energy/National Science

Foundation Nuclear Science Advisory Committee, Argonne National Labo-
ratory, Argonne, IL........
Prepared statement
"Report of the NSAC Ad Hoc Subcommittee on a 4 GeV Electron

Accelerator for Nuclear Physics," DOE/NSF Nuclear Sciences Ad-
visory Committee, September 27, 1984..
"Review of the 1983 Long Range Plan for Nuclear Science," DOE/

NSF Nuclear Sciences Advisory Committee, November 1984..
Dr. Maury Tigner, director, Universities Research Association Superc duct-

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ing Super Collider Central Design Group, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory,
Berkeley, CA .....

Prepared statement
Panel 3 discussion
Questions and answers for the record:

Dr. Schiffer

Dr. Tigner........

PANEL 4: HIGH ENERGY AND NUCLEAR PHYSICS LABORATORY DIRECTORS Dr. Leon M. Lederman, director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL....

Prepared statement.
Dr. Burton Richter, director, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory, Stan-
ford, CA ..........

Prepared statement.
Dr. Nicholas P. Samios, Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton,
NY ............

Prepared statement
Panel 4 discussion
Questions and answers for the record:

Dr. Lederman
Dr. Richter
Dr. Samios

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Appendix 1: Statement for the record by the energy committee of the Nation

al Association of State Universities & Land-Grant Colleges .......
Appendix 2: Additional materials for the record:
“Materials Sciences Division Long Range Plan," U.S. Department of

Energy, Office of Energy Research, Office of Basic Energy Sciences,
Division of Materials Sciences, Washington, DC, December 1984, DOE/

ER-0212..
"Major Facilities for Materials Research and Related Disciplines,” Major

Materials Facilities Committee, Commission on Physical Sciences,
Mathematics, and Resources, National Research Council, National
Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, 1984.
“Review of the National Research Council Report 'Major Facilities for

Materials Research and Related Disciplines, prepared by the Materi-
als Ad Hoc Review Panel, a report of the Energy Research Advisory
Board to the U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC, June 1985,

DOE/S-0037.....
"Cost Estimate for LEU Conversion and Standardization of University

Research and Test Reactor Fuels," Office of Energy Research, U.S. Department of Energy, 1985........ "To the Heart of the Matter-The Superconducting Super Collider," Uni

versities Research Association, March 1985.
"Superconducting Super Collider Siting Parameters Document: A Techni-

cal Advisory on SSC Site Criteria and Catalog_of Site Information
Needs," SSC Central Design Group, Universities Research Association,
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA,

June 15, 1985, SSC-15..........
"Nuclear Physics Accelerator Facilities," U.S. Department of Energy,
Office of Energy Research, Division of Nuclear Physics, Washington,

DC, January 1985, DOE/ER-0216. "DOE's Physics Accelerators: Their Costs and Benefits," report by the

U.S. General Accounting Office, GAO/RCED-85–96, April 1, 1985........... Department of Energy fiscal year 1986 congressional budget request

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energy supply research and development, supporting research and tech-
nical analysis....

Program overview...
Basic energy sciences....

Construction project data sheets.
Energy research analysis
University research support.
University research instrumentation
Advisory and oversight program direction.
Multiprogram laboratories facilities support..

Construction project data sheets......
Department of Energy fiscal year 1986 congressional budget request gen-
eral science and research, volume 4 ....

Appropriation language
Summary of estimates by major category
Program overview......
High energy physics.

Physics research..
Facility operations.
High energy technology ......

Construction project data sheets...
Nuclear physics......

Medium energy nuclear physics
Heavy ion nuclear physics
Low energy nuclear physics..
Nuclear theory

Construction project data sheets.
General Science Program direction

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