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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Particles Accelerators

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Code Completion Credits Range
02UC ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Doležal (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The basic methods of accelerating and driving beams. Linear and cyclic accelerators. Colliding beams.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basic course of physics

Syllabus of lectures:

1. -2. Basic accelerator classification, accelerating principles, focusing

3. Beam optics, beam emitance

4. Linear accelerators: electrostatic, RF, with electrodes, with traveling wave

5.-6. Circular accelerators: betatron, cyclotron, cyclotron modifications (synchrocyclotron, isochronous cyclotron), microtron

7. Phase stability, weak focusing

8. Electron and proton synchrotron, strong focusing

9. Colliders, circular and linear, beam cooling

10.-11. Ion sources, super conducting magnets

12.-13. Ultrahight vacuum

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Principles of particle acceleration and accelerators construction

Skills:

Orientation in the field of particle acceleration and solving simple problems in this field

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Alex Chao, HANDBOOK OF ACCELERATOR PHYSICS AND ENGINEERING, World Scientific 2009

Recommended references:

[2] M. Suk, Z. Trka, I. Úlehla, Atoms, nucleous, particles. ACADEMIA Praha 1990 (in Czech)

Note:
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