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8th DITANET Topical Workshop:  Beam Position Monitors

January 16-18th saw CERN hosting the 8th DITANET Topical Workshop on Beam Position Monitors (BPM). The event took place over two and a half days and included 28 talks. It covered all aspects of Beam Position Monitoring systems: new trends in pick-up design, review of radio-frequency simulation tools, update on high resolution BPM technology and an exhaustive review of acquisition electronics for both linear and circular accelerators. In all 53 experts in BPM technology came from all over the world to present their work and their most recent achievements.

With the presence of researchers from experimental, theoretical and simulations fields, the workshop provided an opportunity to discuss common issues and an excellent training for three of the DITANET trainees who took part.

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