U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Books Used in USPAS Courses

(Grouped by subject)

Accelerator Physics

Particle Accelerator Physics - forth edition (Springer 2015)
Helmut Wiedemann

An Introduction to the Physics of Particle Accelerators - second edition (World Scientific 2008)
Mario Conte and William M. MacKay

An Introduction to the Physics of High Energy Accelerators (Wiley & Sons Publishers 1992)
Donald A. Edwards and Michael J. Syphers

Principles of Charged Particle Acceleration (Wiley 1986)
Stanley Humphries, Jr.

Accelerator Physics - third edition (World Scientific 2012)
S.Y. Lee

RF Linear Accelerators - second, completely revised and enlarged edition (Wiley 2008)
Thomas P. Wangler

An Introduction to Particle Accelerators (Oxford University Press 2001)
Edmund Wilson

Principles of Cyclic Particle Accelerators (Van Nostrand, NJ, 1961)
John Jacob Livingood

Induction Accelerators (Springer 2010)
Ken Takayama and Richard J. Briggs eds.

Accelerator Physics - Advanced Topics

Beam Dynamics: A New Attitude and Framework (Harwood Academic 1998)
Etienne Forest

Spin Dynamics and Snakes in Synchrotrons (World Scientific 1997)
S.Y. Lee

Measurement and Control of Charged Particle Beams (Springer 2004)
Michiko Minty and Frank Zimmerman

Impedances and Wakes in High-Energy Particle Accelerators (World Scientific 1998)
Bruno W. Zotter and Semyon A. Kheifets

Accelerator Technology

Handbook of Accelerator Physics and Engineering (World Scientific 1999)
Alexander W. Chao and Maury Tigner

Laser Electronics - 3rd Edition (Prentice Hall, 1995)
Joseph T. Verdeyen

Foundations of Vacuum Science and Technology (Wiley 1998)
edited by James M. Lafferty

Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light - second edition (Princeton University Press 2008)
John D. Joannopoulos, Steven G. Johnson, Joshua N. Winn, Robert D. Meade

Cryogenic Systems - second edition (Oxford University Press 1985)
Randall F. Barron

Handbook of Superconducting Materials Volumes I and II (IOP Publishing, Taylor and Francis 2001)
eds. David A. Cardwell and David S. Ginley

Reviews of Accelerator Science and Technology: Volume 4 (World Scientific 2011)
Alexander W. Chao and Weiren Chou

The Physics and Technology of Ion Sources (Wiley 1989)
Ian G. Brown

Large Ion Beams (Wiley 1988)
A. Theodore Forrester

Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources and ECR Plasma - first edition (Taylor & Francis 1996)
R. Geller

High-Vacuum Technology, A Practical Guide - second edition (Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1997)
Marsbed H. Hablanian

Superconducting Accelerator Magnets (World Scientific 1996)
K.H. Mess, P. Schmuser, S. Wolff

Iron Dominated Electromagnets - Design Fabrication, Assembly and Measurements (World Scientific 2005)
Jack T. Tanabe

Superconducting Magnets (Oxford Science Publications 1986)
Martin N. Wilson

Handbook of Ion Sources - first edition (CRC Press, N.Y. 1995)
Bernard Wolf

Ion Sources (Springer-Verlag 1999)
Huashun Zhang


Classical Electrodynamics - third edition (Wiley 1998)
John D. Jackson

Classical Dynamics: A Contemporary Approach (Cambridge University Press, 1998)
Jorge V. José, Eugene J. Saletan

One Hundred Physics Visualizations Using Matlab (World Scientific, 2013)
Dan Green

Intermediate Classical Mechanics with Applications to Beam Physics (Wiley 1995)
Leo Michelotti

Computer Simulation Using Particles (Taylor and Francis 1988)
R.W. Hockney J.W. Eastwood

Beam Physics

Physics of Collective Beam Instabilities in High Energy Accelerators (Wiley  1993)
Alexander W. Chao

Unifying Physics of Accelerators, Lasers and Plasma (CRC Press 2015)
Andrei Seryi

Physics of Intensity Dependent Beam Instabilities (World Scientific 2005)
K.Y. Ng

Physics of Nonneutral Plasmas (Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1990)
Ronald C. Davidson

Physics of Intense Charged Particle Beams in High Energy Accelerators (World Scientific 2001)
Ronald C. Davidson and Hong Qin

The Physics of Intense Beams and Storage Rings (AIP Press 1994)
Nikolai Dikanski and Dmitri Pestrikov

Charged Particle Beams (Wiley 1990)
Stanley Humphries, Jr.

The Physics of Charged-Particle Beams - second edition (Oxford University Press 1988)
J. D. Lawson

An Introduction to the Physics of Intense Charged Particle Beams (Springer 1982)
R. Miller

Theory and Design of Charged Particle Beams - second edition, updated and expanded (Wiley 2008)
Martin Reiser

Fundamentals of Beam Physics (Oxford University Press 2003)
James Rosenzweig

Computing & Computational Physics

Modern Map Method in Particle Beam Physics (Academic Press 1999)
Martin Berz

C++ Primer - third edition (Addison-Wesley Publishing Company 1998)
Stanley B. Lippman and Josee Lajoie

Numerical Computing with MATLAB (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2004)
Cleave B. Moler

Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics - second edition (CRC Press 2001)
Matthew N.O. Sadiku

Detector Science and Technology

Semiconductor Detector Systems (Oxford University Press 2005)
Helmuth Spieler


The Execution Premium: Linking Strategy to Operations for Competitive Advantage (Harvard Business Review Press 2008)
Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton

Strategic Marketing Management, 6th Edition (Cerebellum Press 2011)
Alexander Chernev

Project Management: A System Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling - eleventh edition (Wiley 2013)
Harold Kerzner

Project Management for the 21st Century - third edition (Butterworth-Heinemann 2001)
Bennet P. Lientz and Kathryn P. Rea

Management of Research and Development Organizations - second edition (Wiley 1996)
R. K. Jain and H. C. Triandis

Managing Science: Management for R&D Laboratories (Wiley 2000)
Claude Geles, Gilles Lindecker, Mel Month, Christian Roche


Industrial Accelerators and Their Applications (World Scientific 2012)

Robert W. Hamm and Marianne E. Hamm

Monte Carlo Techniques in Radiation Therapy (CRC Press, 2013)
Joao Seco and Frank Verhaegen

Vibration Simulation Using MATLAB and ANSYS (Chapman & Hall/CRC 2001)
Michael R. Hatch

Elements of Modern X-Ray Physics (Wiley 2001)
Jens Als-Nielsen and Des McMorrow

Inertial Confinement Fusion, (Springer-Verlag 1998)
John D. Lindl

Weep for Isabelle (AvantGarde Press 2003)
Melvin Month

Particle Physics

Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments: A How-to Approach (Springer 1994)
William R. Leo

A Modern Introduction to Particle Physics - second edition (World Scientific 2000)
Fayyazuddin & Riazuddin

Quarks, Leptons & Gauge Fields - second edition (World Scientific 1992)
Kerson Huang

Lectures on Quantum Chromodynamics (World Scientific 2001)
Andrei Smilga

RF Technology and Electronics

Microwave Engineering - forth edition (Wiley 2011)
David M. Pozar

Pulsed Power Systems: Principles and Applications (Springer 2006)
Hansjoachim Blum

Elements of Power Electronics (Oxford University Press 1997)
Philip T. Krein

Microwave Theory and Applications (Prentice-Hall, Inc 1969)
Stephen F. Adam

Foundations for Microwave Engineering - second edition (Wiley 2001)
Robert E. Collin

Klystrons, Traveling Wave Tubes, Magnetrons, Cross-Field Amplifiers, and Gyrotrons (Artech House Publishers 2011)
Alexander S. Gilmour

Principles of Traveling Wave Tubes (Artech House Publishers 1994)
Alexander S. Gilmour

Power Electronics (McGraw-Hill Science 2010)
Daniel W. Hart

Signals and Systems: Models and Behaviour - second edition (Chapman & Hall 1991)
M.L. Meade and C.R. Dillon

Digital Signal Processing, A Computer-Based Approach (McGraw Hill 1998)
Sanjit K. Mitra

RF Superconductivity for Accelerators - second edition (Wiley 2008)
Hasan Padamsee, Jens Knobloch and Tom Hays

RF Superconductivity: Science, Technology and Applications - Volume II (Wiley 2008)
Hasan Padamsee

Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics - third edition (John Wiley & Sons 1994)
Simon Ramo, John R. Whinnery, Theodore Van Duzer

Transient Electronics - Pulsed Circuit Technology (Wiley 2002)
Paul W. Smith

Reference Data for Engineers: Radio, Electronics, Computers & Communications (Elsevier Science 2001)
Mac E. Van Valkenburg and Wendy Middleton, eds.

Safety & Radiation Management

Engineering a Safer World: Systems Thinking Applied to Safety (Engineering Systems) (The MIT Press 2012)
Nancy G. Leveson

Structural Shielding Design and Evaluation for Megavoltage X-and Gamma-Ray Radiotherapy Facilities - Report No. 151 (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements 2005)

Control Systems Safety Evaluation and Reliability - third edition (International Society of Automation 2010)
William M. Goble

Reliability, Maintainability and Risk: Practical Methods for Engineers including Reliability Centred Maintenance and Safety-Related Systems - eighth edition (Elsevier Science 2011)
David Smith

Synchrotron Radiation and FELs

Free-Electron Lasers in the Ultraviolet and X-Ray Regime - second edition (Springer 2014)
Peter Schmüser, Martin Dohlus, Jörg Rossbach and Christopher Behrens
(previous title "Ultraviolet and Soft X-Ray Free-Electron Lasers: Introduction to Physical Principles, Experimental Results, Technological Challenges" (Springer 2008) by Peter Schmüser, Martin Dohlus, Jörg Rossbach)

The Physics of Free Electron Lasers  (Springer 2000)
E. L. Saldin, E. A. Schneidmiller, and M. V. Yurkov

Insertion Devices for Synchrotron Radiation and Free Electron Laser  (World Scientific 2000)
F. Ciocci, G. Dattoli, A. Torre & A. Renieri

The Physics of Synchrotron Radiation
(Cambridge University Press 2004)
Albert Hofmann

Compact Synchrotron Radiation Sources (World Scientific 1996)
Ernst Weihreter

Synchrotron Radiation (Springer 2003)
Helmut Wiedemann

Synchrotron Radiation Sources  (World Scientific 1994)
Herman Winick