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CERN soups up its antiproton source Nov 11, 2016

The ELENA facility will increase the number of available antiprotons for experiments for precision matter–antimatter comparisons.

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Efficient ODE Set-up and Results Processing for Particle Trajectory Simulation

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
December 2016
Volume 56 Issue 10


CERN soups up its antiproton source

The ELENA facility will increase the number of available antiprotons for experiments for precision matter–antimatter comparisons.

Testing times for space–time symmetry

Numerous experiments, many of them at CERN, are testing for violations of Lorentz and CPT symmetry in the search for new physics.

Cosmic rays continue to confound

Five years of data from the AMS experiment on board the International Space Station reveal intriguing features.

What is AMS telling us?

The latest cosmic-ray data from AMS have implications for particle-physics models of dark matter and other novel phenomena.


Faces & Places

• APS announces 2017 prize recipients • Marking 15 years of humanitarian mapping • CERN science on display in Vienna • YITP celebrates 50 years • LHC sheds light on extreme cosmic rays • CERN sets bar for cryogenic safety • Lifetime achievement • Deep discussions at DIS 2016 • Visits


• David Jackson 1925–2016 • Edward J Lofgren 1914–2016 • Peter Weilhammer 1938–2016 • Wolfhart Zimmermann 1928–2016


• Following Blackett’s advice • Blackett, the UK and CERN


• Electron Lenses for Super-Colliders • Nanoscale Silicon Devices • Who Cares About Particle Physics? Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN • Books received

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High pumping performance in a compact package

The NEXTorr is an ideal solution in a broad range of high and ultrahigh vacuum applications where space and performance are key. A white paper from SAES Getters.

Dramatically improve compute-intense applications in the supercomputing cloud

A practical guide to high-performance computing with COMSOL Multiphysics and Microsoft HPC Server.

Four approaches enable gap-free acquisition of continuous and triggered signals

Numerous test scenarios require gap-free or continuous acquisition of digitized data for minutes, hours or days.

Modelling and analysis of acoustic emissions and structural vibration in a wind turbine

The onshore wind turbine industry must overcome many technical, commercial, and environmental difficulties.

Multiphysics simulation software

The fusion of faster hardware and smarter algorithms opens up new opportunities for multiphysics modelling and simulation of the real world.

Agilent Technologies New Application Note Describes How to Reveal Greater Detail in Waveform Measurements

A white paper from Agilent Technologies.