CERN Courier: latest issue
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Niobium–copper accelerating cavities, once the pinnacle of radio-frequency technology at CERN, are back in business and beginning to challenge the performance of their bulk-niobium counterparts.
The Standard Model in a Nutshell • Technology Meets Research: 60 Years of CERN Technology, Selected Highlights • A Primer on String Theory • A Student’s Guide to Dimensional Analysis
New leader at Fermilab’s next accelerator • Change of chairs for antimatter community • Pontecorvo award to Fogli and Lisi • Gold medal for extreme nuclei • Winners of the 2018 Collide awards revealed • Defining technology for tomorrow’s experiments • Standard Model gets annual check up at Moriond • Industry rises to FCC conductor challenge • Training tomorrow’s accelerator scientists • L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science • Visits
Technologies developed for the Compact Linear Collider promise smaller accelerators for applications outside high-energy physics.
Radical changes in computing and software are required to ensure the success of the LHC and other high-energy physics experiments into the 2020s, argues a new report.
• Aharon Casher 1941–2018 • Adalberto Giazotto 1940–2017 • Sandibek Nurushev 1932–2018
A series of measurements from LHCb and B-factory experiments have tested whether the interactions of charged leptons agree with the Standard Model.
Brookhaven role to focus on technology transfer • DUNE elects co-spokesperson • Carlin takes the helm at CMS experiment • Alfvén Prize for cosmic acceleration • Five young researchers win ATLAS thesis prize • Big science meets industry in Copenhagen • Nanotechnology: from materials to science • Beauty workshop highlights CERN–China links • Training young researchers in South-East Europe • Visits