— In this week's Bulletin find out how bent crystals were tested in the LHC to channel and deflect the beam.
Also in issue 49-50/2015: Word from the DG, LHC Report: plumbing new heights, Lead-ion collisions: the LHC achieves a new energy record, The CERN Technician Training Experience notches up another success, No speed limits in medical imaging (and high-energy physics), and much more.
— In this week's Bulletin find out how a new LHCb programme is delving uncharted waters for the LHC: exploring how protons interact with noble gases
Also in Issue No. 47-48/2015 of the CERN Bulletin: Word from the DG; LHC report: Studies for the future; A boost for the ISOLDE beams; LEP's legacy continues at the ESS; CERN's got talent and much more.
— In this week's Bulletin find out how the Linac4 accelerator will reach a milestone energy that will allow the machine to replace Linac2
Also in Issue No. 45-46/2015 of the CERN Bulletin: Word from the DG; LHC report: Perhaps the end of the beginning; To High-Luminosity and beyond; A spin-off company helps to unlock the full potential of Invenio software; The Globe laid bare; How to avoid a nightmare on CERN street and much more.
— CERN’s relationship with the United Nations continues to thrive
— In this week's Bulletin learn how participants at The Port hackathon worked on solutions for children suffering from skin condition
Also in issue 43-44/2015 of the CERN Bulletin: Word from the DG: CERN model as possible template for cooperation; LHC report on de-squeezed beams for ATLAS/ALFA and TOTEM; First shipment of magnets from CERN to SESAME and much more.
— This week it's the turn of heavy-ion physics to take the spotlight
— In this week's Bulletin learn how over 100 CERN people work behind the scenes to support the Beamline for Schools competition
Also in issue 40-41/2015 of the CERN Bulletin: Word from the DG: Breaking the rules; Guido Altarelli (1941 - 2015); LHC Report: Cloudy with sunny spells; ENLIGHT envisions its future; Monitoring underground movements; Two generations of klystrons reunited and much more.
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