U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Beam Loss and Accelerator Protection (2014) Lectures

Given at the Joint International Accelerator School held November 5 - 14, 2014 in Newport Beach, California, USA. (course materials provided courtesy of the instructor and his or her home institution)


Case Studies

Background material for the TT40 Groups

PresenterLecture (Click link for PDF)
Schmidt, RudigerIntroduction to Accelerator Protection Course
Kain, VerenaBeam Dynamics and Beam Losses - Circular Machines
Plum, MikeBeam Dynamics and Beam Losses - Linear Machines
Suetsugu, YusukeHigh Intensity Synchrotron Radiation Effects
Mokhov, NikolaiBeam Material Interaction, Heating & Activation (Part I)
Cerutti, FrancescoBeam Material Interaction, Heating & Activation (Part II)
Willeke, FerdinandReliability and Availability
Thomas, JohnIntro to Risk Management of Complex Systems
Kain, VerenaBeam Transfer and Machine Protection
Bertarelli, Alessandro Beam Induced Damage Mechanisms and Their Calculation (Part I)
Bertarelli, Alessandro Beam Induced Damage Mechanisms and Their Calculation (Part II)
Plum, Mike Protection Related to High Power Targets
Galambos, John Detection of Equipment Failures Before Beam Loss
Carrone, Enzo Controls and Machine Protection
Shea, Tom Beam Instrumentation for Machine Protection
Dehning, Bernd Beam Loss Monitors at LHC
Schmidt, Rudiger Machine Protection and Interlock Systems for LHC
Ross, Marc Machine Protection and Interlock Systems - Linear Machines
Pfeffer, Howard Protection of Hardware: Powering Systems (PC, NC and SC Magnets)
Kim, Sang Ho Protection of Hardware: RF Systems
Wenninger, Jorg Machine Protection and Operation for LHC
Ross, Marc Machine Protection and Operation for Linear Machines
Redaelli, Stefano Beam Cleaning and Collimation Systems
Markiewicz, Tom Advanced Collimators for Future Colliders
Rokni, Sayed Personnel Protection Systems
Mascia, Anthony Medical Facilities