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Reaching out from the European school Nov 10, 2017

The CERN–JINR European School of High-Energy Physics marks 25 years of teaching advanced topics in particle physics.

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

This webinar addresses practical computational issues in discrete calculations of the path of charged or multipole particles in electric and magnetic fields.
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Latest issue

CERN Courier
December 2017
Volume 57 Issue 10


Gravitational waves and the birth of a new science

The era of multi-messenger astronomy is here, calling for next-generation gravitational-wave observatories.

Hyperfine structure: from hydrogen to antihydrogen

The ASACUSA experiment at CERN’s Antiproton Decelerator published the most precise in-beam measurement of the hydrogen ground-state hyperfine splitting.

Reaching out from the European school

The CERN–JINR European School of High-Energy Physics marks 25 years of teaching advanced topics in particle physics.

Charting a course for advanced accelerators

Applying next-generation plasma acceleration techniques to high-energy physics requires a global effort.


Faces & Places

• KEK and Fermilab directors reappointed • APS announces 2018 prizes and awards • Wang, Kim and Nishikawa awarded Pontecorvo Prize • ISOLDE marks 50 years of physics with exotic nuclei • Diamond anniversay • Crete workshop takes stock of hadron therapy • Madagascar physics in focus • Precision electroweak discussions in Orsay • CAS course in advance accelerator physics • Exploring the physics case for a very-high-energy electron–proton collider Visits


• Henri Desportes 1933–2017 • Patrick Fleury 1935–2017 • Sergei Matinyan 1931–2017 • Gary Steigman 1941–2017

Inside Story: Unleashing the physicist within

A well-organised school trip to a laboratory like CERN can change a young person’s life.

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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.