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Materials for USPAS-2016, Fort Collins, Colorado, June 20 - 24, 2016, course Unifying Physics of Accelerators, Lasers and Plasma, by Andrei Seryi with Aakash Sahai

Monday

  • Lecture 0: Organizational matters - slides
  • Lecture 1: Basics of accelerators and the art of inventiveness - file
  • Lecture 2: Transverse dynamics - file
  • Lecture 3: Synchrotron radiation - file
  • Project 1: Analysis of inventions - file
  • Illustrations of 40 TRIZ/AS-TRIZ principles - file
  • Project 3 (start): Compact ring-based X-ray source with laser plasma injection - file
  • Homework 1

Tuesday

  • Lecture 4: Synergies between accelerators, lasers and plasma - file
  • Lecture 5: Conventional acceleration - file
  • Lecture 6: Plasma acceleration - file
  • Project 2: Laser-plasma acceleration betatron X-ray source - file
  • Project 3 (continue): Compact ring-based X-ray source with laser plasma injection - file
  • On selection of laser and plasma parameters for Project 3 - file
  • Homework 2

Wednesday

  • Lecture 7: Light sources - file
  • Slides relevant for selection of parameters of superconducting insertion devices - slides
  • Lecture 8: Free Electron Lasers - file
  • Lecture 9: Proton plasma acceleration - file
  • Project 3 (continue): Compact ring-based X-ray source with laser plasma injection - file
  • Homework 3

Thursday

  • Lecture 10: Advanced beam manipulation I (short and small) - file
  • Lecture 11: Advanced beam manipulation II (stability) - file
  • Lecture 12: Inventions and innovation in science & future directions - file
  • Project 3 (continue): Compact ring-based X-ray source with laser plasma injection - file
  • Exam preparation time

Friday

  • Exam

Reading materials for the course: