U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Course Materials - UC Davis - January 2017

Beam Loss and Machine Protection

course given by Rudiger Schmidt and Jorg Wenninger, CERN; William Barletta, USPAS/Fermilab; Doug Curry, Oak Ridge National Lab; Maxim Martchevskii and John Seeman, SLAC

Lectures given by William Barletta:
Interactions of Radiation with Matter

Lectures given by Jeff Eldred:
Review of Accelerator Physics Concepts

Lectures given by Maxim Maxim Marchevsky:
Protection of Superconducting Magnet Circuits

Lectures given by Rudiger Schmidt:
Introduction
Beam Dynamics and Beam Losses for Circular Accelerators
Beam Loss Induced Damage Mechanisms and Their Calculation
Reliability and Availability of Machine Protection Systems

Lectures given by Jorg Wenninger:
Beam Cleaning, Collimation and Beam Absorbers
Beam Transfer and Fast Kicker Magnets
Machine Protection and Operation for LHC

Lecture given by John Seeman:
Indirect Damage Due to High Intensity Beams