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CERN Courier: December 2002

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 42 Issue 10


Accelerator conference showcases diversity

This year's European Particle Accelerator Conference, held in Paris, highlighted the growing diversity of particle accelerator technology. Francesco Ruggiero and Leonid Rivkin report.

Memories of a Nobel laureate

Raymond Davis Jr looks back over the career that led to a share of the 2002 Nobel Prize for Physics.

Multiparticle dynamics goes to Crimea

The 32nd International Symposium on Multiparticle Dynamics was held on 7-13 September in Alushta, Ukraine. Since the first symposium in Paris 30 years ago, these meetings have covered the problems of multiparticle production in high-energy physics.

LBNL delivers front end of SNS

After four years of construction, the linear accelerator injector that will form the front end of the US SNS has been commissioned at LBNL. Fulfilling all its major design requirements and performing reliably, the system was shipped by July.

Researchers observe two-proton radioactivity

Teams from France, Germany and Poland have recently observed two-proton radioactive decay from iron-45 nuclei. Bertram Blank explains how this opens up exciting new research avenues in nuclear physics.


Viewpoint: LHC and the Grid: the great challenge

Ultra-high performance distributed computing software is vital for a successful LHC physics programme. This presents a challenge and an opportunity, says Robert Eisenstein.