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XFELs in the study of biological structure Feb 23, 2015

X-ray free-electron lasers are enabling new classes of experiments

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
March 2015
Volume 55 Issue 2


XFELs in the study of biological structure

X-ray free-electron lasers are enabling new classes of experiments

A bright future for HERA physics

What can the data offer experiments now and in the future?

A luminous future for the LHC

The latest news on the high-luminosity upgrade scheduled for 10 years from now.

Spin goes Chinese

A report from the International Symposium on Spin Physics


Faces & Places

• Masanori Yamauchi to be director-general of KEK • Vienna University of Technology honours Felicitas Pauss • Bikash Sinha awarded • Scientifc Day honours Schopper’s 90th • CERN Courier available online 1959–2015 • CAS rides the plasma wake


• Lowell Bollinger 1923–2014 • Anselm Citron 1923–2014 • Hans Hofer 1934–2014 • Valery Zagrebaev 1950–2015


• Top at Twenty • The 25th International Workshop on Weak Interactions and Neutrinos


• Introduction to Elementary Particle Physics (2nd edition) • 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.