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CP violation: past, present and future Oct 27, 2014

Reporting from a meeting to honour a surprising discovery.

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Vacuum and Cryogenic (3 K to 675 K) Probe Stations: A versatile tool for materials and device characterization

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
November 2014
Volume 54 Issue 9


Muon g-2 storage ring starts a new life

The Brookhaven muon storage ring is being reassembled at Fermilab.

Edinburgh takes on the flavour of beauty

Highlights from results presented at Beauty 2014.

Valencia welcomes the world of particle physics

Plenty of news as ICHEP visited Spain for the first time.

CERN celebrates 60th anniversary in style

A selection of highlights from events surrounding the official 60th birthday.

CP violation: past, present and future

Reporting from a meeting to honour a surprising discovery.


Faces & Places

• Students thrive at first ‘Beam line for schools’ • Rencontres du Vietnam: physics at the LHC and beyond • ALICE members receive Lise Meitner Prize • CERN and APS joint open-access initiative • Higgs boson world record • Physics training in Africa • Lebrun receives the Tesla Prize • Georges Charpak: Bringing nations together through science • Riding the waves of new electrons at the NSRRC Users’ Meeting • CAS introduces accelerator physics in Prague • Proton Synchrotron controls


• Colin Ramm 1921–2014 • Louis Dick 1921–2014 • Bruno Zumino 1923–2014 • Johan de Swart 1931–2014


• Accelerator Physics at the Tevatron Collider • Beam Dynamics in High Energy Particle Accelerators • Nambu: A Foreteller of Modern Physics • Books received

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MicroTCA.4: a high-performance COTS computing architecture

MicroTCA is a powerful, compact open-standard COTS architecture with rear I/O capability and signal-conditioning provisions ideally suited for physics applications. A white paper from Vadatech

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.