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International Journal of High-Energy Physics

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CERN Courier: November 2016

Cover of CERN Courier Volume 56 Issue 9


Crystal Clear celebrates 25 years of success

Advanced scintillating materials have found their way into novel detectors for physics and medicine.

CLIC steps up to the TeV challenge

Compact Linear Collider focuses on an optimised initial-energy stage at 380 GeV.

CERN explores opportunities for physics beyond colliders

A new study group will investigate novel use of CERN’s accelerator complex to target fundamental-physics questions.

Secrets of discovery

Interview with Kip Thorne, who predicted LIGO’s observation of gravitational waves.


Faces & Places

• Paolo Giubellino to lead FAIR and GSI • TRIUMF appoints new science associate director • LHCb recognises young scientists • CHIPP prize for neutrino researcher • Perimeter physicist wins early researcher award • DESY inaugurates new research halls • CERN event links particles to astrophysics • Netherlands focus for 2016 ENLIGHT meeting • Higgs Hunting 2016 • African school goes from strength to strength • Event spotlight • Visits


• Siegmund Brandt 1936–2016 • James Cronin 1931–2016 • Erwin Gabathuler 1933–2016 • Werner Kienzle 1936–2016 • Stanley Mandelstam 1928–2016


• Relativistic Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Fields • Learning Scientific Programming With Python • Books received