This course gives knowledge on fundamental principles various particle accelerators and the motion of charged particles in electromagnetic field.
Understand the basic physics of accelerators including particle motion in electromagnetic fields and charge exchange of particles, and explain accelerator technologies related to electron guns, ion sources, high-voltage generators which are used to produce high energy charged particle beams.
particle accelerator, electron beam, ion beam
✔ Specialist skills | Intercultural skills | Communication skills | Critical thinking skills | Practical and/or problem-solving skills |
The instructor gives a lecture and exercises every class.
Course schedule | Required learning | |
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Class 1 | Concrete configurations of particle accelerators | Understand the history and major application of particle accelerators. |
Class 2 | Fundamental principles and types of electrostatic accelerators | Understand the fundamental principles of various electrostatic accelerators. |
Class 3 | Fundamental principles and types of electrostatic accelerators | Understand the fundamental principles of various electrostatic accelerators. |
Class 4 | Fundamental principles and types of linear accelerators | Understand the fundamental principles of various linear accelerators. |
Class 5 | Fundamental principles and types of cyclic accelerators | Understand the fundamental principles of a cyclotron and a synchrotron. |
Class 6 | Beam dynamics | Understand particle motion in accelerator and effects of typical magnets. |
Class 7 | Beam acceleration and phase stability | Understand the principle of phase stability in beam acceleration. |
Stanley Humphries, Jr., "Principles of Charged Particle Acceleration", Dover Publications, ISBN-13: 978-0486498188 (2012).
John J. Livingood, "Principles of Cyclic Particle Accelerators", D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., ISBN-13: 978-0-4420-4822-8 (1961).
Assessment is based on the quality of answers to quizzes given at the end of sessions.
To have mastered mathematics, classical mechanics and electromagnetics of undergraduate level.