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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: April 2016

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 56 Issue 3


LIGO: a strong belief

Twenty years of hard work with a strong belief that the endeavour would lead to a historic breakthrough.

Science with a medical PET cyclotron

Medical PET cyclotrons can be used for multidisciplinary research.

ALICE selects gas electron multipliers for its new TPC

The experiment plans a major upgrade for its TPC.

Neutrons in full flight at CERN’s n_TOF facility

The facility features two beamlines and two experimental halls.


Interactions & Crossroads

• ICTR-PHE 2016: the winning alliance • Trigger and data-acquisition experts gather at ISOTDAQ 2016 • Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics confirm their success • Events calendar

Faces & Places

• ACFA and IPAC announce accelerator prizes • Gianpaolo Bellini receives the 2016 Pontecorvo Award


• Alice-Anne Martin 1926–2016 • Namık Kemal Pak 1947–2015 • Dmitry Vasilievich Shirkov 1928–2016


• Open access ebooks • 50 Years of Quarks • Theoretical Foundations of Synchrotron and Storage Ring RF Systems • Books received