International Particle Accelerator Conference

The International Particle Accelerator Conference, or IPAC '12, was held in New Orleans in May. Sponsored by the Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society of IEEE and the American Physical Society's Division of Physics of Beams and hosted by LSU through its synchrotron light facility CAMD, the meeting was attended by over 1100 participants from across the world.

A research paper by Sarah Caudill, former graduate student and current postedoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin, has made the Highlights of 2011-2012 list of the journal of Classical and Quantum Gravity.