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ESS: neutron beams at the high-intensity frontier May 22, 2014

A look at what will be the world’s most powerful neutron source.

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

Join Scott Azer for a live discussion on implementing vacuum probe stations as tools to characterize different materials and devices. We will focus on describing probe stations used to study MEMS, MOSFETS, organic electronics, solar cells, graphene and quantum dots.
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Latest issue

CERN Courier
June 2014
Volume 54 Issue 5


ESS: neutron beams at the high-intensity frontier

A look at what will be the world’s most powerful neutron source.

Jim Yeck: a life in big infrastructures

The person in charge of constructing the ESS.

Snapshots from the early days

A selection from the photo archives evokes the era when CERN was first established.

Electrons at the LHC: a new beginning

A fresh look at the case for an electron–hadron collider.

International Masterclasses in the LHC era

Now in its 10th year, the initiative reaches more than 40 countries.


Faces & Places

• Ben Segal joins Internet Hall of Fame • Canada honours members of ALPHA collaboration • Particle physics in the Philippines • CMS travels to the past to plan the future • ELENA building inagurated • CERN’s firefighters • Visits


• Ian Butterworth 1930–2013 • Giorgio Giacomelli 1931–2014 • Jean Perez y Jorba 1930–2013 • Ioana Videau 1937–2014


• 55th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on High Luminosity Circular e+e Colliders – Higgs Factory • 3rd International Workshop on Accelerator-Driven Sub-Critical Systems and Thorium Utilization


• Une introduction à L’aventure du grand collisionneur LHC: Du big bang au boson de Higgs • Modern Particle Physics • Differential Manifolds: A Basic Approach for Experimental Physicists • Books received

White papers

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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.