U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Current Program

Joint International Accelerator School
Beam Loss & Accelerator Protection
November 5-14, 2014
held in Newport Beach, California

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Winter Program

USPAS sponsored by
Old Dominion University
January 19-30, 2015
held in Hampton, Virginia

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Summer Program

USPAS sponsored by
Rutgers University
June 15-26, 2015
held in East Brunswick, New Jersey
Course details coming soon

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Accelerator Tutorials

How a Linear Accelerator Works - HD

This video from the Elekta Corporation shows how a linear accelerator (linac) works. In particular, the video explains the layout and functioning of an accelerator designed for cancer therapy but the general principles apply to linacs for many uses. Used with permission: Elekta Corporation


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