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Super-magnets at work Apr 15, 2016

The first components for the HL-LHC are successfully passing the tests.

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Latest issue

CERN Courier
May 2016
Volume 56 Issue 4


The ILC project keeps its momentum high

The R&D programme on key aspects of the machine design doesn’t stop.

The Tevatron legacy: a luminosity story

How the impact of the Tevatron programme extended well beyond what was originally planned.

Super-magnets at work

The first components for the HL-LHC are successfully passing the tests.


Interactions & Crossroads

• XXII edition of the EPIPHANY Conference • Rencontres de Moriond 2016: patience and more data needed • Brainstorming on the needs of the medical field • Events calendar

Faces & Places

• National Technical University of Athens honours Rolf Heuer • Joel Butler elected as the new CMS spokesperson • New awards for artists at CERN • Visit


• Heinz Filthuth 1925–2016 • Jialin Xie 1920–2016


• Images of Time: Mind, Science, Reality • Effective Field Theories • 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.