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Graduates of the Indiana University/USPAS
Master of Science Degree in Beam Physics and Technology


2015
Patrick Karns, thesis "Commissioning and Operation of the FNAL Front End Injection Line and Ion Sources"
Aakash Sahai, thesis "Phase-Mixing Self-Injection Into Plasma-Wakefield Acceleration Structures Driven in a Rising Density Gradient"

2014
Alex Scheinker, thesis "Model Independent Particle Accelerator Control and Nonlinear Space Charge Compensation"

2013
Michael Backfish, thesis "Electron Cloud in Steel Beam Pipe vs Titanium Nitride Coated and Amorphous Carbon Coated Beam Pipes in Fermilab's Main Injector"

2012
John Lawvere, thesis "Geometric Optimization of the Plane Wave Transformer"

2011
Steve Vanderet, thesis "Modeling a Standing Wave Linear Accelerator's Dispersion Relationship and Field Profile via an Equivalent Circuit and Numerical Analysis"

2009
David Brown, thesis "High Efficiency Laser-Assisted H- Beam Conversion to Protons"
Dean Edstrom, thesis "Measurement of Beam Tunes in the Tevatron Using the BBQ System"

2005
Steven Daley, thesis "On Third Order Resonant Extraction of Protons from a Compact Medical Synchrotron"

2004
Eric Lindert, thesis "Transverse Profiling and Archiving of Ion Beams at ATLAS"
Dennis Nicklaus, thesis "Simulation of the Fermilab Main Injector Digital Dampers and Comparison with Beam Test Results"
Allan Sondgeroth, thesis "Development of Two Tools to Measure and Correct Betatron Tunes and Measure Transverse Emittances in the Fermilab Antiproton Accummulator"

2002
Nader Al-Harbi, published paper based on thesis, "Design of a Compact Synchrotron for Medical Applications"