Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Introduction to particle accelerators

PHYS-448

Lecturer(s) :

Rivkin Leonid

Language:

English

Summary

The course presents basic physics ideas underlying the workings of modern accelerators. We will examine key features and limitations of these machines as used in accelerator driven sciences like high energy physics, materials and life sciences.

Content

Overview, history and fundamentals
Transverse particle dynamics (linear and nonlinear)
Longitudinal particle dynamics
Linear accelerators
Circular accelerators
Acceleration and RF-technology
Beam diagnostics
Accelerator magnets
Injection and extraction systems
Synchrotron radiation

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Assessment methods

mainly written exam

bonus for submitting the solutions to the weekly problem sets and participation in the computer tutorials

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14   BSP626 
14-15    
15-16   BSP626 
16-17    
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German