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    Meetings: Past and Future

    by Patricia McBride Fermilab, DPF chair-elect The Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) sponsored a Detector R&D Workshop from October 7-9, 2010 at Fermilab. The goals of the workshop were to survey the detector research and development at national laboratories and universities, identify the areas...

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    DPF-2011 to be held at Brown University

    The DPF 2011 meeting will be hosted by the Physics Department of Brown University and will take place August 9-13, 2011 in Providence, RI. Settled in 1636, Providence is one of the oldest cities in the United States. Today it is the capital of Rhode...

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    HEPAP and the Tevatron Extension

    by Pier Oddone Fermilab, Director (The following essay appeared in “The Director’s Corner” on November 2, 2010. At the request of Director Oddone to make the DPF aware of the issues connected to the proposed Tevatron extension, we repeat it here. We invite your comments...

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    A Program of Detector Evaluation and R&D for Future Lepton Colliders

    By David MacFarlane, Associate Laboratory Director for PPA, SLAC In preparation for a recent review of the electron-based research program at the HEP laboratories, representatives from the five labs (Argonne, Berkeley, Brookhaven, Fermilab, and SLAC) developed a short position paper outlining a possible evolution of...

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    Detector R&D Workshop

    Workshop on Detector R&D Marcel Demarteau and Chip Brock Last spring we announced a unique workshop, jointly sponsored by the five DOE labs and the DPF focused on detector R&D in the U.S. This reminder is to bring you up to date and to bring...

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    Results of 2009 DPF Elections

    By Al Goshaw (Originally published in January 2010 DPF newsletter) The annual DPF election for members of the Executive Committee was completed on December 1, 2009. This year, in addition to the election of the Vice-Chair and two new member-at-large, the positions of Secretary-Treasurer and...

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    DPF Meetings

    By Patricia McBride, Fermilab, DPF Chair-Elect (Originally published in January 2010 DPF newsletter) The 2009 DPF Meeting was held last summer at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan from July 16-31, 2009. The DPF 2009 Meeting ( featured many interesting presentations in the parallel and...

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    News from Fermilab

    By Jeffrey Appel, Fermilab Directorate (Originally published in January 2010 DPF newsletter) Fermilab is moving aggressively on fulfilling the promise of its current program, beginning funded efforts on the next generation of experiments, and doing R&D for the future beyond that. The breadth of the...

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    News from the Large Hadron Collider

    Yaşam boyunca zorluklar karşımıza çıkar. Onları bazen içimize atarak bazen de anlatacak bir dert ortağı ararız. Karşımıza çıkan ilk engel ile mücadele etmek yerine onu sıkıntı ederiz kimseye derdimizi anlatamayız. İçimize atmış oluruz. İşte bu bunaltıcı hayattan bir an olsun çıkıp, yaşamın bize sunduğu bu...

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    News from the High Energy Physics Advisory Panel

    By Mel Shochet, University of Chicago, HEPAP Chair (Originally published in January 2010 DPF newsletter) The High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP) advises both the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation on the current and future program in elementary particle physics. Meetings are...

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