Topics in Beam Physics

PHY961 PHY962 PHY963 PHY964

Organized by Martin Berz


PHY961 PHY962 PHY963 PHY964

Topics in Beam Physics
A Multi-Titled Course (MTC)
Fall, Spring, Summer Semester
3 credits ( 3 hr lecture, 0 hr lab)
A student may earn a maximum of 12 credits in all enrollments for this course.
Selected topics in accelerator physics.

PHY 961

Nonlinear Beam Dynamics
3 credits ( 3 hr lecture, 0 hr lab)
Prerequisites:
    PHY 861 or equivalent (subject to mutual agreement).
Topics:
    Hamiltonian dynamics in curvilinear coordinates, transfer maps, perturbation theories, maps of common elements, aberrations, tracking, differential algebraic methods, resonances and normal forms.

PHY 962

Particle Accelerators
3 credits ( 3 hr lecture, 0 hr lab)
Topics:
    Live videoconference presentations from sites of major accelerator sites outlining the properties and purposes of the respective devices. Included are Tevatron, LHC, RHIC, CEBAF, Hera, NLC, Muon Colliders, and many others.

PHY 963

U. S. Particle Accelerator School
3 credits
Participation in suitable courses offered by the U.S. Particle Accelerator School. Various topics in Beam Physics

PHY 964

Seminar in Beam Physics Research
3 credits
Special topics in Beam Physics, arranged by mutual interest.