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Carlo Rubbia: a passion for physics and a craving for new ideas Sep 23, 2014

Carlo Rubbia talks about some of the highlights of his long career and his thoughts for the future.

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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
October 2014
Volume 54 Issue 8


Six decades of science for peace

For CERN’s 60th anniversary, we present highlights of what the organization means for collaboration and for science.

CERN: a bridge between cultures and nations

Reflections on CERN’s influence through the decades on people and events.

Carlo Rubbia: a passion for physics and a craving for new ideas

Carlo Rubbia talks about some of the highlights of his long career and his thoughts for the future.

CERN and ITER co-operate

The LHC and ITER project share many technologies, providing a natural basis for collaboration.


Faces & Places

• Stan Bentvelsen to be next director of Nikhef • Hafeez Hoorani to head NCP in Pakistan • Theorists honoured in Edinburgh and London • Golutvin and Onuchin reach their 80th birthdays • QCD creates strong interactions in Montpellier • Royal Holloway hosts oPAC school • HASCO 2014 credits its students • Honorary degree for Lyn Evans • CERN hosts Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs • The Super Proton Synchrotron • Visits


• Andrew Sessler 1928–2014 • Klaus Dietz 1934–2014


• Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors • Portrait of Gunnar Källén: A Physics Shooting Star and Poet of Early Quantum Field Theory • Engines of Discovery: A Century of Particle Accelerators. Revised and Expanded Edition • 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.