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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Particle Accelerators 2

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Code Completion Credits Range
02UC2 ZK 2 2+0
Lecturer:
Miroslav Krůs (guarantor)
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

Introduction to physics of modern and next generation accelerators based on laser and plasma technology.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Modern classical accelerators (two-beam accelerators, FFAG)

2. Photon accelerators (inverse Compton scattering)

3. Introduction to lasers

4. Introduction to laser akcelerators (Lawson Woodward theorem)

5. Acceleration in gases and dielectrics (inverse accelerating processes, dielectric waveguides)

6. Free electron laser (FEL), inverse FEL accelerator

7. Introduction to plasma

8. Plasma wave acceleration

9. Ion laser-accelerators (review of individual accelerating schemes)

10. Plasmatic electron and ion optics

11. Beam compressors and stretchers (magnetic chicane, alpha magnet)

12. Handling with subfemtosecond beams

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Physical principles and construction of particle accelerators based on laser and plasma acceleration.

Skills:

Orientation in the field of photonic and plasmatic 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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