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ARIEL begins a new future in rare isotopes Jan 27, 2015

First beam in the superconducting linac marks a fine start for TRIUMF’s new flagship facility.

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

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
January/February 2015
Volume 55 Issue 1


Emilio Picasso’s contagious enthusiasm for physics

A tribute to his many contributions to physics, especially at CERN.

CMS: final Run I results on the Higgs boson

Measurements of the properties of the Higgs boson discovered in 2012.

ARIEL begins a new future in rare isotopes

First beam in the superconducting linac marks a fine start for TRIUMF’s new flagship facility.


Faces & Places

• CERN inaugurates the IdeaSquare building • New international offices to aid CERN-KEK partnership • APS announces prizewinners for 2015 • Breakthrough prizes for the dark universe • Michigan honours Homer • Spain and France show their wares at CERN • EXON 2014 highlights research with exotic nuclei • Low-energy QCD with strangeness in Trento • Asia-Europe-Pacific school goes to India • Accelerator schools join up in California • ALICE Grid family has a new member • Visits


• Agnès Orkin-Lecourtois 1925–2014 • Martin Lewis Perl 1927–2014 • Tullio Regge 1931–2014 • Eckart Lorenz 1938–2014 • Samuel Krinsky 1945–2014 • Theodore Todorov 1966–2014


• The changing PS control room • A crazy idea • Is 5σ necessary?


• The 17th Lomonosov Conference on Elementary Particle Physics • PHOTON 2015


• Data Analysis in High Energy Physics: A Practical Guide to Statistical Methods • Gravity: Newtonian, Post-Newtonian, Relativistic • Books received

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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.