PHYS-448 / 4 credits

Teacher: Seidel Mike

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

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Design basic linear and non-linear charged particles optics
  • Elaborate basic ideas of physics of accelerators
  • Use a computer code for optics design
  • Optimize accelerator design for a given application
  • Estimate main beam parameters of a given accelerator

Transversal skills

  • Communicate effectively with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Use both general and domain specific IT resources and tools

Expected student activities

working on weekly problems, submitting the solutions and participation in the computer tutorials

Assessment methods

written exam

 

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to particle accelerators
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15   BSP626 
15-16    
16-17   BSP626 
17-18    
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Thursday, 14h - 16h: Lecture BSP626

Thursday, 16h - 18h: Exercise, TP BSP626