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

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 Martchevsky, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; John Seeman, SLAC

Lectures given by William Barletta:
Interactions of Radiation with Matter

Lectures given by Doug Curry:
Beam Loss and Machine Protection
Controls and Interlocks
Detection of Failures
Machine Protection and Operations

Lectures given by Jeff Eldred:
Review of Accelerator Physics Concepts

Lectures given by Maxim Marchevsky:
Protection of Superconducting Magnet Circuits

Lectures given by Rudiger Schmidt:
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