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The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. DOE
Brookhaven National Laboratory is one of the U.S. Department of Energy's multidisciplinary research laboratories, and is dedicated to basic, non-defense scientific research. You'll often hear the Department of Energy referred to as DOE. Brookhaven is operated by Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA), a not-for-profit research company founded by the Battelle Memorial Institute and the Research Foundation of the State University of New York on behalf of the State University of New York at Stony Brook. BNL
The Helmholtz International Center for FAIR (HIC for FAIR) constitutes a unique think tank for forefront interdisciplinary theoretical and experimental research associated with the international large-scale Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research. FAIR is the new planned accelerator facility at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH at Darmstadt. HIC for FAIR is a joint research center of the Hessian Universities Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Gießen, the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH and the Helmholtz Association. It has been established within the framework of the Hessian initiative for scientific and economic excellence (LOEWE) in July 2008. HIC
Founded in 1971, the aim of the National institute of nuclear and particle physics (IN2P3) of the CNRS is to promote and unify research activities in the fields of nuclear physics, particle and astroparticle physics. It coordinates programmes within these fields on behalf of the CNRS and universities, in partnership with CEA. The goal of this research is to explore the physics of elementary particles, their fundamental interactions and the manner in which they assemble into atomic nuclei, to study the properties of these nuclei and to explore the connections between the infinitely small and the infinitely large.  IN2P3/CNR 
The mission of RIKEN is to conduct comprehensive research in science and technology (excluding only the humanities and social sciences) as provided for under the "RIKEN Law," and to publicly disseminate the results of its scientific research and technological developments. RIKEN carries out high level experimental and research work in a wide range of fields, including physics, chemistry, medical science, biology, and engineering, covering the entire range from basic research to practical application. RIKEN
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centres for scientific research. Its business is fundamental physics, finding out what the Universe is made of and how it works. At CERN, the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments are used to study the basic constituents of matter — the fundamental particles. By studying what happens when these particles collide, physicists learn about the laws of Nature.  European Organization for Nuclear Research 
As the world’s largest independent research and development organization, Battelle provides innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management; National Security; Health and Life Sciences; and Energy, Environment and Material Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $6.5 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 22,000 employees in more than 130 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a nuclear energy lab in the United Kingdom. Battelle also is one of the nation’s leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. Battelle 
As the world’s leading provider of science and health information, Elsevier serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide. We help customers advance science and health by providing world-class information and innovative tools that help them make critical decisions, enhance productivity and improve outcomes.  Elsevier 
Berkeley Lab is a member of the national laboratory system supported by the U.S. Department of Energy through its Office of Science. It is managed by the University of California (UC) and is charged with conducting unclassified research across a wide range of scientific disciplines. LBL
From its origins as a secret Manhattan Project laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has attracted world-class scientists and applied their energy and creativity to solving the nation's most challenging problems. That tradition remains today. As one of the U.S. Department of Energy's multi-program, multi-disciplinary research laboratories, Los Alamos thrives on having the best people doing the best science to solve problems of global importance. LANL
In just five decades, Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America’s most dynamic public universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks Stony Brook among the top 100 public universities in the nation, and the London Times Higher Education World University Rankings places it among the top 1 percent of all the universities in the world. A member of the elite Association of American Universities, Stony Brook is also considered one of the 61 best research institutions in North America. BNL
The ExtreMe Matter Institute (EMMI) at GSI was founded in April 2008 in the framework of the Helmholtz Alliance "Cosmic Matter in the Laboratory" and is funded through the Alliance Program of the Helmholtz Association. Together with its 13 partner institutions it aims at fostering forefront research on matter under extreme conditions of temperature, pressure or density. EMMI
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is a multiprogram science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department of Energy by UT-Battelle, LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation's leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security. ORNL
The RIKEN BNL Research Center (RBRC) was established in April 1997 at Brookhaven National Laboratory. It is funded by the Rikagaku Kenkyusho (RIKEN, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) of Japan. The Center is dedicated to the study of strong interactions, including spin physics, lattice QCD and RHIC physics through the nurturing of a new generation of young physicists. RBRC
Tsinghua University was established in 1911. The faculty greatly valued the interaction between Chinese and Western cultures, the sciences and humanities, the ancient and modern. Tsinghua scholars Wang Guowei, Liang Qichao, Chen Yinque and Zhao Yuanren, renowned as the "Four Tutors" in the Institute of Chinese Classics, advocated this belief and had a profound impact on Tsinghua's later development. Tsinghua University
The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is under the jurisdiction of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). As a key university of the nation, it is noted for its advanced science and high technology programs, unique management studies and well-tailored disciplines in the humanities. USTC was established in Beijing in September 1958, with Guo Moruo as its first president. Its establishment was regarded as a major event in China's history of education and science. USTC
Yale University comprises three major academic components: Yale College (the undergraduate program), the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the professional schools. In addition, Yale encompasses a wide array of centers and programs, libraries, museums, and administrative support offices. Approximately 11,250 students attend Yale.  Yale 
The mission of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century — whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature.  European Organization for Nuclear Research 
Centro Fermi is a research institute devoted to multidisciplinary studies. It aims to integrate the knowledge generated in different fields, and to promote discussion among top scientists with different areas of expertise, in order to create what Enrico Fermi would have liked to realize in Italy: a centre dedicated to frontier research in physics and its wide applications for the benefit of humankind Fermi Centre 
The Institute of Particle Physics (IOPP) at the Central China Normal University (CCNU) is one of the largest research centers in China focusing on the physics of dense matter at extreme conditions and high-energy heavy-ion collisions. It is currently a member institution of the STAR Collaboration at RHIC and ALICE Collaboration at LHC. It has a large nuclear theory group focusing on phase structure of dense matter, partonic structure of hadrons and nuclei and signals of quark-gluon plasma in heavy-ion collisions. The institute also has a particle theory group and complex systems study group. Central China Normal University 
The Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics (SINAP) is an institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences with comprehensive researches in photon science, nuclear science and technology, and interdisciplinary studies, and in promoting industrial development of the scientific and technological achievements.  SINAP has been making efforts towards developing it in about 15 years into a photon science center of world class and a multi-disciplinary research base combining nuclear science and technology with other disciplinary of sciences. SINAP has always placed great importance in academic exchange and cooperation with international communities of science and technology. It has established collaborations with a number of the world’s major research institutions in synchrotron science (photon science). In addition, SINAP nuclear physicists joined the RHIC-STAR project, an international collaboration to study the formation and characteristics of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP). Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics 
Baruch College is ranked among the region's and nation's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, Princeton Review, and others. Baruch is within easy reach of Wall Street, Midtown, and the global headquarters of major companies and non-profit and cultural organizations, giving students unparalleled internship, career, and networking opportunities. Baruch_CCUNY 
Since 1996, Drexel has been a premier online university offering degrees online as an option for students. Drexel's accredited online degree programs (Bachelors and Masters) are designed for professionals who want to complete or advance their education at an online college without compromising quality. Drexel
Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India DAE
The American Physical Society is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy and international activities. APS represents over 50,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC. American Physical Society 
Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics (PTEP) is a new international journal that publishes articles on theoretical and experimental physics. PTEP is a fully open access, online-only journal published by the Physical Society of Japan. The journal has been selected as a partner journal for inclusion in the SCOAP agreement, under which high-energy physics papers can be published open access in perpetuity free of charge under an unrestricted CC-BY license. PTEP is the successor to Progress of Theoretical Physics (PTP), which will terminate in December 2012 and be merged into PTEP in January 2013.  PTEP 
EPJ is a series of peer-reviewed journals indexed in all major citation databases, and covering the whole spectrum of pure and applied physics, including related interdisciplinary subjects. The international editorial boards of the EPJ journals have a mission to uphold highest standards of scientific quality in the journals. EPJ is a merger and continuation of Acta Physica Hungarica, Ana.les de Fisica, Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, Fizika A, Il Nuovo Cimento, Journal de Physique, Portugaliae Physica and Zeitschrift für Physik.  EPJ 
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for the world’s computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available at and Intel 
The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a leading scientific society promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all. It has a worldwide membership of around 40 000 comprising physicists from all sectors, as well as those with an interest in physics. It works to advance physics research, application and education; and engages with policy makers and the public to develop awareness and understanding of physics. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in professional scientific communications. IOP

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