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A practical introduction to beam physics and particle accelerators /

Bernal, Santiago,

A practical introduction to beam physics and particle accelerators / Santiago Bernal. - 1 online resource (various pagings) : illustrations (some color). - IOP concise physics, 2053-2571 [IOP release 2] . - IOP (Series). Release 2. IOP concise physics. .

"Version: 20160301"--Title page verso. "A Morgan & Claypool publication as part of IOP Concise Physics"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references.

Preface -- 1. Rays and matrices -- 1.1. Paraxial approximation -- 1.2. Thin lens -- 1.3. Thick lens 2. Linear magnetic lenses and deflectors -- 2.1. Magnetic rigidity, momentum, and cyclotron frequency -- 2.2. Solenoid focusing -- 2.3. Quadrupole focusing -- 2.4. The Kerst-Serber equations and weak focusing -- 2.5. Dipoles and edge focusing -- 2.6. Effective hard-edge model of fringe fields in focusing magnets -- 3. Periodic lattices and functions 3.1. Solenoid lattice -- 3.2. FODO lattice -- 3.3. Lattice and beam functions -- 3.4. Uniform-focusing ('smooth') approximation -- 3.5. Linear dispersion -- 3.6. Momentum compaction, transition gamma, and chromaticity 4. Emittance and space charge -- 4.1. Liouville's theorem and emittance -- 4.2. The Kapchinskij-Vladimirskij (K-V) and thermal distributions -- 4.3. The K-V envelope equations and space-charge (SC) intensity parameters -- 4.4. Incoherent space-charge (SC) betatron tune shift -- 4.5. Coherent tune shift and Laslett coefficients 5. Longitudinal beam dynamics and radiation -- 5.1. Radio-frequency (RF) linacs -- 5.2. Beam bunch stability and RF bucket -- 5.3. Synchrotron radiation -- 5.4. Insertion devices and free-electron lasers (FELs) -- 5.5. Longitudinal beam emittance and space charge 6. Applications and examples -- 6.1. Periodic-envelope FODO matching -- 6.2. Betatron resonances -- 6.3. Examples of linacs -- 6.4. Examples of rings -- Appendix. Computer resources and their use.

This book is a brief exposition of the principles of beam physics and particle accelerators with emphasis on numerical examples employing readily available computer tools. Avoiding detailed derivations, we invite the reader to use general high-end languages such as Mathcad and Matlab, as well as specialized particle accelerator codes (e.g. MAD, WinAgile, Elegant, and others) to explore the principles presented. This approach allows the student to readily identify relevant design parameters and their scaling and easily adapt computer input files to other related situations.

Students (advanced undergraduate to young researchers).

Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Santiago Bernal taught college physics and maths in both Colombia and Puerto Rico before going on to receive his PhD under the direction of the late Professor Martin Reiser at Maryland, College Park. Dr. Bernal joined the UMER group in 2000 as a postdoc, later becoming a research scientist at the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics (IREAP). Besides beam and accelerator physics, Dr. Bernal is interested in statistical mechanics and educational aspects of physics.

9781681740768 9781681742045

10.1088/978-1-6817-4076-8 doi

Particle beams.
Particle accelerators.
Nuclear Physics.

QC793.3.B4 / B477 2016eb

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