"At this point I was really motivated to discover and stufy the Higgs. The natural choice was SSC. I was lucky to join Bob Webb and Peter McIntyre at Texas A&M and became an SSC Fellow.
The Superconducting SuperCollider Was the Higgs Machine that never got built
The experiments were in the early phase of design, so I concentrated on detctor/technology and design. Peter McIntyre was proposing "knife edge detectors" later to become MSGCs, and that is what I stared developing.