Spring 2018

Old Dominion University PHYS 417/517, Room Gornto 422

With substitute lectures from Dr. Charles Hyde, Dr. Geoff Krafft, and Dr. Suba Subashini

**Class Information****Class Syllabus and Information**[last updated 06 Oct 2017]**Textbook:**An Introduction to the Physics of Particle Accelerators (2nd Ed), Mario Conte and William W. MacKay- Textbook errata and supplementary notes [Waldo MacKay, last updated Jan 2013]
- Some handy computer tools, [Todd, Last updated Jan 2017]

**Class Materials**Date Chapter Slides [pptx/pdf] Topic and other notes Reading/Lab Homework T Jan 09 -- [11.9 Mb pptx] Overview of Particle Accelerators I (Hyde) H Jan 11 -- (continued) Overview of Particle Accelerators II (Hyde) HW 1 (due H Jan 18) T Jan 16 1 [3.7 Mb pptx] Special Relativity and E&M Fundamentals (Krafft) H Jan 18 2 [18.3 Mb pptx] Weak Focusing and Stability I (Krafft) T Jan 23 2 (continued) Weak Focusing and Stability II (Subashini) HW 2 (due T Jan 30) H Jan 25 3 [9.4 Mb pptx] Phase Space and Liouville T Jan 30 3 (continued) Hamiltonians and Hamiltonian Dynamics H Feb 1 3 (continued) Hamiltonians and Hamiltonian Dynamics T Feb 6 4 Magnets and Magnet Design H Feb 8 5 Strong Focusing I T Feb 13 5 Strong Focusing II H Feb 15 6 Lattice Exercises I T Feb 20 6 Lattice Exercises II H Feb 22 -- Emittances and Beams T Feb 27 2-6 **Midterm review**H Mar 1 2-6 **In-class midterm**T Mar 6 -- No Class (spring break) H Mar 8 -- No Class (spring break) T Mar 13 -- Sigma Matrix and Observables H Mar 15 -- Observables and Instrumentation T Mar 20 9 RF Cavities H Mar 22 -- Linear Accelerator Dynamics T Mar 27 7 Synchrotron Longitudinal Dynamics H Mar 29 8 Synchrotron Radiation T Apr 3 8 Synchrotron Radiation H Apr 5 -- Light Source Lattices T Apr 10 -- Medical Accelerators H Apr 12 -- Collective Effects T Apr 17 10 Nonlinear Dynamics H Apr 19 -- Student Presentations

**Animations**Link Description [5.1 Mb] Weak focusing, horizontal, n=0.80 [5.1 Mb] Weak focusing, horizontal, n=0.17 [4.4 Mb] Weak focusing, horizontal, n=0.05 [5.8 Mb] Weak focusing, horizontal, n=-30.17 (Q _{x}near 5)[7.6 Mb] Weak focusing, horizontal, n=-250.17 (Q _{x}near 40)[740 kb] Kicked particle bunch centroid, turn by turn, no decoherence [5.7 Mb] Kicked particle bunch centroid, turn by turn, with decoherence [1.0 Mb] Particle motion through a drift space [1.8 Mb] Particle motion through a matched FODO lattice (short quads) [4.8 Mb] Particle motion through a matched FODO lattice (longer quads and dipoles) [3.4 Mb] Particle motion through a mismatched FODO lattice (short quads) [2.4 Mb] Particle motion through a coupled FODO lattice (long quads)

**Useful external links**- Interesting paper: Theory of the Alternating-Gradient Synchrotron, E.D. Courant and H.S. Snyder, Ann. Phys. 281, pp. 360-408 (1957) [cern.ch]
- Interesting paper: Orbital Stability in a Proton Synchrotron, N.H. Frank and R.Q. Twiss, MIT Technical Report No 58 (Feb 1948) [mit.edu]
- Interesting paper: A Selection of Formulae and Data Useful for the Design of A.G. Synchrotrons, C. Bovet et al, CERN DL-70-4 (Apr 1970) [cern.ch]
- Interesting paper: Calculation of the Parameters of a Quadrupole Triplet from the Transfer Matrices, B. Zotter, CERN ISR-73-43 (Sep 1973) [cern.ch]
- Interesting (long) paper: The Physics of Electron Storage Rings: An Introduction, Matt Sands (Nov 1970) [slac.stanford.edu].
- Interesting paper: The Tangled Tale of Phase Space, David Nolte, Physics Today (Apr 2010) [purdue.edu].
- Interesting papers: CERN Yellow Reports [cern.ch]
- Interesting papers: 1985 CERN Accelerator School (K. Steffen Insertions optics notes) [cern.ch]
- Interesting book: Principles of Charged Particle Acceleration by Stan Humphries (1999) [preterhuman.net]
- Interesting book: The Physics of Collective Beam Instabilities in High Energy Accelerators by Alex Chao (2001) [slac.stanford.edu]
- Interesting book: Special Topics in Accelerator Physics by Alex Chao (2002, last updated 2012) [slac.stanford.edu]
- Interesting paper: Energy Upgrade As Regards Quench Performance, W.W. MacKay and S. Tepikian, BNL C-AD AP Note 422, 30 Jan 2011 (BNL-94637).
- Interesting paper: D. Douglas, R.C. York, and J. Kewisch, "Optical Design of the CEBAF Beam Transport System", Proc. of the 1989 Particle Accelerator Conference, Chicago, IL. [jlab.org]
- Interesting paper: N. Tsoupas, D. Kayran, V. Litvinenko and W.W. MacKay, "Uncoupled Achromatic Tilted S-Bend", Proc. of the 2008 Particle Accelerator Conference, Genoa, Italy. [local copy, 493 kb pdf]
- Interesting paper: T. Zolkin, "On sector magnets or transverse electromagnetic fields in cylindrical coordinates", arxiv 1603.03451, March 14 2016 [arxiv.org]