The ever-increasing high-technology requirements of particle-physics research provide a fertile ground for CERN's Technology Transfer Group, as Beatrice Bressan describes.
In February, 120 physicists travelled to the mountain village of La Thuile in Italy to discuss results and perspectives in particle physics. Michael Koratzinos reports.
Three teams, in the UK, the US and France, have reported breakthroughs in the laser-driven plasma acceleration of electrons.
The IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference provides a unique - and increasingly popular - annual event for scientists and engineers to come together to review progress in detect...
The free-electron laser (FEL) located at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility and supported by the Office of Naval Research achieved 10 kW of infrared laser lig...
A high-intensity proton accelerator operating at a few giga-electron-volts would offer a wide range of opportunities for both particle and nuclear physics.
Different technologies come together in the gas pixel detector, a device that for the first time brings very high resolving power to gas detectors, as Ronaldo Bellazzini explains.
A recent workshop in Frascati highlighted some of the exciting possibilities for future developments in channelling particle beams in ordered structures.
After 50 years in waiting, fixed-field alternating-gradient accelerators are at last being built - for a wide variety of applications. Michael Craddock reports on the current status.
Since its birth 25 years ago, the time projection chamber has developed into a mature technology that is used in many fields, as Spencer Klein describes.