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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Next Program

USPAS sponsored by
Michigan State University
June 4-15, 2018
held in East Lansing, Michigan

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Applications will be available soon


Hot Topics

  • Congratulations to Rudy Potter who just received his Master's Degree in Accelerator Physics and Beam Technology through the Indiana University/USPAS program!

  • Applications for the 2018 Lee Teng Internship program at Fermilab and Argonne National Lab are now being accepted. Read more here....

  • DOE's Office of Science just announced that their Graduate Student Research program is now accepting applications. This program provides funding for U.S. graduate students to conduct up to one year of their thesis research at a DOE lab. Read more here.....

  • Carry out your thesis research through GEAR at Cornell University. Details available here...

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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