U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Northern Illinois University 2017 Application Form

Sponsoring University:

Northern Illinois University

Course Dates:

Two-week full courses: June 12-23, 2017
One-week half courses: June 12-16 and 19-23, 2017


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Background
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  •   : I am currently enrolled as a graduate or undergraduate student. If your answer is yes, please tell us at what university you are enrolled*
  •   : I have previously attended the USPAS*
  •   : I have experience working with or as a user of particle accelerators*
  •   : I am employed by or am an intern at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory*
  •   : My thesis work is being done at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory, Cornell University or Michigan State University*
Course Selection

  • Please choose from the following:

    One two-week full course June 12-23, 2017 (Each two-week course earns 3 credit hours of NIU credit)

    Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics and Technology with Simulations and Measurements Lab (UG level)
    Accelerator Physics
    Measurement and Control of Charged Particle Beams
    Beam Physics with Intense Space Charge
    RF Superconductivity for Particle Accelerators

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  • Two one-week half courses (Each one-week course earns 1.5 credit hours of NIU credit. To be eligible for credit students must enroll in and successfully pass one course each week thereby earning 3 credits).

    Half courses June 12-16, 2017

    Accelerator Power Electronics Engineering
    Diffraction Limited Storage Rings
    Vibrational Aspects of Accelerators

    Half courses June 19-23, 2017

    Pulsed Power Engineering
    Injection and Extraction of Beams
    Engineering for Particle Accelerators

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  • One one-week half course only (Attendees may choose to audit a one week course. No enrollment at NIU, no credit earned).

    Half courses June 12-16, 2017

    Accelerator Power Electronics Engineering
    Diffraction Limited Storage Rings
    Vibrational Aspects of Accelerators

    Half courses June 19-23, 2017

    Pulsed Power Engineering
    Injection and Extraction of Beams
    Engineering for Particle Accelerators

Financial Support

 

Financial Support is no longer available for this session.

Participation is open to both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. International participants not currently residing in the U.S. may apply to attend the program and may request financial sponsorship but they may not earn credit from Northern Illinois University. USPAS scholarships are awarded without regard to race, gender or national origin. Consideration will be given to balancing class sizes.

The Registration Fee is $1,700.00 if your Application Form is received before March 15; after March 15 the fee is $1,800.00. The Registration Fee is $1,200.00 for participants attending only one week of the program. Please note: you do not have to pay the Registration Fee by March 15, you must send in an Application Form before March 15.

Single hotel rooms will be available for $112.00 plus tax (currently 11%) per night and a double room (shared by 2 people) will be available for $56.00 plus tax (currently 11%) per person per night. Sleeping rooms reserved via the link we provide are also entitled to free wifi access and free parking. Rooms may be reserved at our rate 3 days before and after the School dates, based on hotel availability.

Application deadline: March 15, 2017