PHYS-751 / 4 credits

Teacher(s): Pieloni Tatiana, Ischebeck Rasmus, Herr Werner Friedrich

Language: English

Remark: Next time: Spring


Every year


Accelerator physics covers a wide range of very exciting topics. This course presents basic physics ideas and the technologies underlying the workings of modern accelerators. An overview of the new ideas and challenges of the possible paths towards the next generation of accelerators will be given.



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In-person class and exercises. Simulation project to design an accelerator.

Class limited to 40 participants.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

General basic courses of electromagnetism and classical mechanics

Expected student activities

to design a basic accelerator and to model and understand the dynamics of charged particles through the building blocks covered in the lectures (i.e. magnets, accelerating cavities, electron clouds, collisions)

In the programs

  • Exam form: Oral presentation (session free)
  • Subject examined: Advanced concepts in particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 28 Hour(s)
  • Exercises: 14 Hour(s)
  • Project: 28 Hour(s)

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