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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: June 2014

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 54 Issue 5


ESS: neutron beams at the high-intensity frontier

A look at what will be the world’s most powerful neutron source.

Jim Yeck: a life in big infrastructures

The person in charge of constructing the ESS.

Snapshots from the early days

A selection from the photo archives evokes the era when CERN was first established.

Electrons at the LHC: a new beginning

A fresh look at the case for an electron–hadron collider.

International Masterclasses in the LHC era

Now in its 10th year, the initiative reaches more than 40 countries.


Faces & Places

• Ben Segal joins Internet Hall of Fame • Canada honours members of ALPHA collaboration • Particle physics in the Philippines • CMS travels to the past to plan the future • ELENA building inagurated • CERN’s firefighters • Visits


• Ian Butterworth 1930–2013 • Giorgio Giacomelli 1931–2014 • Jean Perez y Jorba 1930–2013 • Ioana Videau 1937–2014


• 55th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on High Luminosity Circular e+e Colliders – Higgs Factory • 3rd International Workshop on Accelerator-Driven Sub-Critical Systems and Thorium Utilization


• Une introduction à L’aventure du grand collisionneur LHC: Du big bang au boson de Higgs • Modern Particle Physics • Differential Manifolds: A Basic Approach for Experimental Physicists • Books received