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IAXO: the International Axion Observatory Aug 26, 2014

A large superconducting magnet could cast light on the dark universe.

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
September 2014
Volume 54 Issue 7

Features

IAXO: the International Axion Observatory

A large superconducting magnet could cast light on the dark universe.

A lifetime in biophysics

Eleanor Blakely talks about pioneering research at Berkeley Lab.

CERN and UNESCO celebrate signing the CERN Convention

Commemorating a major step in the founding of CERN.

Accelerators come into focus in Dresden

With its mix of plenary, parallel and poster sessions, IPAC’14 put the many facets of accelerator studies on show.

Regulars

Faces & Places

• EPS honours ALICE’s heavy-ion researchers • Lykken and Meyer join Fermilab management • Chattopadhyay returns to new challenges in the US • CERN-ITER collaboration under new leadership • 5th Higgs Hunting Workshop • CERN supports new business incubation centre in the Netherlands • The Intersecting Storage Rings • Half a century of Bell’s theorem • MoEDAL prepares for new physics at LHC restart • Visits

Obituaries

• Nina Byers 1930–2014 • Tom Fields 1930–2014 • Willem Cornelis Middelkoop 1933–2014 • Bernard Marie Karel Nefkens 1934–2014

Meeting

• Dark Matter at the Large Hadron Collider (DM@LHC)

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• A Brief History of String Theory: From Dual Models to M-Theory • Statistical Data Analysis for the Physical Sciences • 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.