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Working with quarkonium Apr 9, 2015

The 10th meeting of the Quarkonium Working Group provides a good time to take stock.

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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
April 2015
Volume 55 Issue 3


HEPTech: where academia meets industry

Innovative approaches for technology transfer in Europe.

Long-distance neutrinos

An international approach for a new 1000 km experiment.

The TPS begins to shine

The challenges in building a new light source.

Working with quarkonium

The 10th meeting of the Quarkonium Working Group provides a good time to take stock.


Faces & Places

• NSLS-II dedicated at Brookhaven • Topping out for European XFEL • Ratoff takes over at the Cockcroft Institute • Lahiri to receive the Hevesy Medal • New exhibition on CERN opens in Egypt • Bell’s Theorem Crescent • Poland looks at participation in future accelerators • Build your own Lego LHC • Visits


• Charles Townes 1915–2015


• 25th International Workshop on Weak Interactions and Neutrinos • International Conference on the Physics Opportunities at an ElecTron-Ion Collider


• Quantum Field Theory for the Gifted Amateur • Gauge Theories of the Strong, Weak, and Electromagnetic Interactions (2nd edition) • Neutrinos in High Energy and Astroparticle Physics • 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.