U.S. Particle Accelerator School
U.S. Particle Accelerator School
Education in Beam Physics and Accelerator Technology

Course Materials - University of New Mexico - June 2014

Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics and Technology with Simulations and Measurements Lab (undergraduate level)

course given by William Barletta, MIT/USPAS; Amber Johnson, Fermilab; John Byrd and Fernando Sannibale, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Lectures given by William Barletta:

Lectures given by Fernando Sannibale:

  • Lecture 2: Particles Accelerators, A Historical Overview
  • Lecture 3: Transverse Dynamics & Optical Functions
  • Lecture 6: Phase Space Representation. Ensemble of Particles, Emittance
  • Lecture 10: Particle Sources
  • Lecture 12: Ring-Based Synchrotron Light Sources

  • Lecture given by David Robin:

    Lectures given by John Byrd:

    Lectures given by Tianhuan Luo:



    Homework Solutions:


    Lab Sessions: