U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Current Program

USPAS sponsored by
Old Dominion University
January 15-26, 2018
held in Hampton, Virginia

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*** Special Notice ***

Please join us in welcoming Steve Lund, the new USPAS Director (Read more here). We sincerely thank Bill Barletta for his many years of guidance, support and friendship - first on our Curriculum Committee, then our Governing Board and finally as USPAS Director for three terms.

Accelerator Tutorials

LHC Superconducting Magnets

Watch this first video, in a sequence of three, explain the role of superconducting magnets in the Large Hadron Collider and also explain how they work and are constructed. Used with permission: CERN

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