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EPS and SEENET-MTP Network strengthen their cooperation

By Goran Djordjevic, Danilo Delibasic. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The cooperation between EPS and the South-Eastern European Network in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics (SEENET-MTP) was established almost a decade ago and was further reinforced at the Kick-off Meeting of the EPS Committee of European Integration (EPS-CEI) during the Balkan Workshop BW2013 (Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, 2013).

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Scientific Advisory Committee meeting of EPJ

By Ari Friberg. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The European Physical Journal (EPJ) consists of a series of high-quality peer-reviewed journals (8 traditional and 8 open access) covering the whole spectrum of pure and applied physics and related interdisciplinary subjects. EPJ also includes the EPJ Web of Conferences and maintains editorial transfer coordination with EPL.

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ELI-ALPS opening ceremony

By Victor Zamfir. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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On May 23rd 2017 took place in Szeged, in the presence of the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, the Opening Ceremony of ELI-ALPS.

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Report on the FCC Week 2017 in Berlin

By Panagiotis Charitos. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The 3rd meeting of the worldwide Future Circular Collider (FCC week 2017) brought together more than 500 leading minds in engineering and science from 147 institutes to discuss the progress of the present study and lay the foundations for the FCC design report. The increasing numbers reflect the attractiveness of the project and the diversity of the scientific challenges offered by this large-scale research infrastructure.

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More than 2,000 visitors at the ALBA Open Day

By ALBA. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The ALBA Open Day, organised every year by the ALBA Synchrotron, was again a full success. From 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. more than 2,000 people visited ALBA’s facilities to have a better knowledge of its characteristic and functions.

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6th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting

By Araceli Venegas Gomez. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The University of Naples Federico II (UNINA) hosted the 6th Young Minds Leadership Meeting (12-13 May 2017) and the 15th Young Minds Action Committee Meeting (11 May 2017).
The meeting was organised by the Physics and Optics Naples Young Students (PONYS), the local European Physical Society (EPS) section, and the Young Minds Action Committee, and was supported by EPS, the Physics Department of Naples University Federico II, the Italian Physical Society (SIF), the local section of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN Napoli), and the Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems of the National Research Council (CNR-ISASI).

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Planning begins for the first International Day of Light in 2018

By e-EPS. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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Paris, France — Following the highly successful International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015, the Executive Board of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has endorsed an annual International Day of Light. The purpose of an International Day of Light will be to provide an annual focal point for the appreciation of the role that light plays in the lives of the citizens of the world in areas of science, culture, education, sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications and energy. The broad theme of light will allow many different sectors of society to participate in activities around the world to raise awareness of science and technology, art and culture, and their importance in achieving the goals of UNESCO — education, equality and peace.

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24-hour broadcast about space on Asteroid Day

By e-EPS. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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ESA, JAXA and NASA join Prof. Brian Cox, astronauts, esteemed scientists and technologists on June 30, to create a global conversation about asteroids.

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EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities May 2017

By e-EPS. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and staff last month:

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Triangular Current Profile for Future High-energy Accelerators

By Gwanghui Ha. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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Beam-driven, collinear wakefield acceleration is one of the most promising methods proposed for the next generation of high-energy physics accelerators. This method has some similarities to a transformer where the wakefield plays the role of the voltage. A high-current drive beam experiences a low wakefield when it passes a media (e.g. plasma, dielectric structure, etc), and this is transformed into a high wakefield to accelerate a trailing low-current witness beam.

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Report on the EPS Council 2017

By Gina Gunaratnam. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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The EPS Council 2017 took place from 31st March to 1st April in Erlangen, Germany.

Hosted in the splendid building of the Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light [MPI], the meeting gathered together more than 60 members, representatives of the main European Physical Societies, as well as numerous Associate Members of the Society.

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DPG President Rolf-Dieter Heuer chairs the council of the new SESAME Accelerator Centre in the Middle East

By Gerhard Samulat. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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On 16 May 2017 the ultra-modern accelerator centre opened in the presence of King Abdullah II of Jordan. A scholarship program of the German Physical Society enables young scientists to carry out research there.

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