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    Editorial - The Roadmap 2016 of the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) | image credit: ESFRI

    Editorial - The Roadmap 2016 of the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)

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    EPS Historic Site in Coimbra, Portugal | image credit: Diego Delso via WikiMedia Commons

    The Old Cabinet of Physics of the University of Coimbra in Portugal distinguished as EPS Historic Site

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    EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 | image credit: Michel Orrit

    EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 to Michel Orrit

    The European Physical Society [EPS], the Centro di Cultura Scientifica Alessandro Volta and Edison S.p.A. are delighted to announce the award of the 2016 EPS ...

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EPS distinctions 2016

EPS Members can recognise individuals whose achievements in physics, whether in research, industry or education and/or through commitment to the SOCIETY and award them the distinction of a Fellow on the European Physical Society. In 2016, EPS Council welcomed the following individuals as EPS Fellows.

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Report on the EPS Council 2016

Over 80 participants attended the EPS Council meeting which was held on the campus of the Université de Hate Alsace, in Mulhouse (FR). EPS Council is the opportunity for the EPS Divisions and Groups, member Societies and Action Committees to meet, and share information on the development of the EPS.

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Five years of synchrotron light in ALBA

On 16 March 2011 at 15:45 a group of scientists and technicians of the ALBA Synchrotron were toasting with cava. Eight years after the project’s approval, it was possible to produce and see synchrotron light in the accelerators complex of the facility. That moment ...

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Optics in Aquitaine

Aquitaine, a sunny paradise in the South West of France, is well-known for its splendid landscapes surrounding the Arcachon Bay, its rich history including early contributions to building Europe through Aliénor and Henry II of England, and its exceptional wines unrivaled worldwide.

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Particles are back in the LHC

On Friday, the LHC opened its doors to allow particles to travel around the ring for the first time since the year-end technical stop (YETS) began in December 2015. At 10:30 a.m., a first bunch was circulating and by midday the beam was circulating in both directions. Progress over the ...

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Week of Science and Technology at the University of Aveiro

The University of Aveiro, in Portugal, organised the “Week of Science and Technology” for the 16th year. It took place last year, from the 23rd to the 27th November. High school students from around the country were ...

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First component delivered for FAIR’s ring accelerator

Delivery of components commences for the center-piece of the future FAIR facility in Darmstadt, the 1,100-meter-long ring accelerator. The components are being developed and produced all over the world. The first component to be delivered was a ...

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Jörg Blaurock appointed new Technical Managing Director of FAIR and GSI

As of 1 February 2016, Jörg Blaurock became the first joint Technical Managing Director of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion ...

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Important step in understanding of light scattering

A team of researchers from the University of Twente and from Philips in the Netherlands has succeeded in taking an important step in understanding how light is scattered, absorbed and re-emitted in white ...

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EPS Executive & Staff activity for March 2016

The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of EPS Executive Committee and staff for the last month...

CMD26: abstract submission and registration open

The 26th Conference of the Condensed Matter Division [CMD26] is still accepting submission of abstracts for ...


The 39th International conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics [VUVX2016] will take place in Zurich, Switzerland, from 3-8 July 2016.

“Enrico Fermi” School dedicated to the Foundations of Quantum Theory

Triggered by the rapid advance of experimental techniques in quantum optics and the development of the field ...

GraSPA 2016

Registrations for the 2016 Summer School of Particle and Astroparticle Physics [GraSPA 2016] of Annecy-le-Vieux, France are now open.

Europhoton 2016

The 7th Europhoton conference organised by the EPS Quantum-Optics and Electronics Division  [EPS QEOD] will focus on "Solid State, Fibre, and Waveguide Coherent ...


The 12th European Conference on Atoms Molecules and Photons [ECAMP12] will take place in Frankfurt, Germany, from September 5-9, 2016. The conference venue will ...

ECOC2016: CLEO/Europe Focus Meeting

Following on from successful conferences held since 2006, the European Physical Society and CLEO®/Europe-EQEC in collaboration with the Chairs of ECOC 2016 are ...

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