Accelerator Physics for USPAS


Introduction to the physics of modern particle accelerators, their design and critical engineering concepts. Topics might include beam dynamics, experimental beam physics, plasma acceleration, the designs of storage ring, cyclotrons, superconducting linacs, induction accelerators, and FELs. May also include critical engineering topics such as vibration control, cryogenics, vacuum systems, and large-scale metrology.


  • 745-01 Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics
  • 745-02 Accelerator Physics
  • 745-03 Experimental Beam Physics
  • 745-04 Special Topics in Accelerator Physics

Lectures by USPAS instructors. Instructor consent required. 3 units.