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The GBAR experiment, proposing a gravity measurement of antihydrogen at the planned ELENA facility, was approved by the Research Board in May 2012. The collaboration is formed of 14 laboratories and about 40 researchers at present1. The goal of GBAR…

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High  precision  neutron cross-‐section  data  are  of  major  importance  for  a  wide  variety  of  research   fields   in  basic  and  applied  nuclear   physics   [1].   In  particular,  neutron  data   on  neutron-‐nucleus reactions  are …

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COMPASS (NA58)  is preparing  for the  next  step in its  programme studying  nucleon  structure and   hadron   spectroscopy. From   2014 onward   the focus   will be on transverse momentum dependent    (TMD)    parton   distribution   functions…

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  The PH-ESE group (Electronics Systems for Experiments) was established in 2007 from the merging of 5 separate PH electronics groups. The group consisting of ~50 staff members supports all CERN experiments with electronics R&D, services and the…

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  PH‐DT is one of the three technical support groups in the physics department. Our main mandate is to develop, construct, operate and maintain detectors components for physics experiments at CERN. Our competencies span over a very wide spectrum…

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CLOUD

A new experiment, known as CLOUD1, began operation at the CERN PS in November 2009 [CERN Bulletin (2009)]. The CLOUD collaboration comprises 17 institutes from Europe, Russia and the United States, and brings together a diverse interdisciplinary…

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