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SESAME: a bright hope for the Middle East Jul 22, 2015

The story of the Middle East’s first light source.

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
July/August 2015
Volume 55 Issue 6


SESAME: a bright hope for the Middle East

The story of the Middle East’s first light source.

A new neutrino telescope for Lake Baikal

The first step towards a next-generation neutrino telescope in the world’s deepest freshwater lake.

Stable beams at 13 TeV

The LHC is back in business.

LHC and Planck: where two ends meet

Links between research at opposite ends of the distance scale.

Frontier detectors for the future

Progress in detector technology is alive and well.


Faces & Places

• Pavel Logachev is new director of the Budker Institute • Marcel Demarteau takes over at Argonne • Bai and Schlegel receive 2014 Lawrence Awards • Brookhaven team honoured for building LHC magnets • Matveev receives 2015 Markov Prize • Myers admitted as honorary member of Royal Irish Academy • Accelerators for medical applications • Alexander Bondar celebrates his 60th • CERN scientist on FameLab podium • Hadron physics in Tuscany • HEPTech brings an entrepreneurial perspective to research • Romanian firms visit CERN • Visits


•  Rudolf Böck 1935–2015 •  Gerhard Höhler 1921–2014 •  François Wittgenstein 1931–2015


• To Explain the World: The Discovery of Modern Science • The Oskar Klein Memorial Lectures 1988–1999 • Crackle and Fizz: Essential Communication and Pitching Skills for Scientists • Books received


• Ninth International Accelerator School for Linear Colliders

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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.