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

Course Materials - University of New Mexico - June 2019

Proton and Ion Linear Accelerators

course given by Yuri Batygin and Sergey Kurennoy, Los Alamos National Lab


  1. Basics of Beam Acceleration

  2. Introduction to Accelerating Structures

  3. Basics of Beam Focusing

  4. Focusing of Intense Beams

  5. Beam Focusing in Axial-Symmetric Field

  6. Low-Medium-High Energy Beam Transports (LEBT-MEBT-HEBT)

  7. Acceleration of Intense Beams in RF Linacs

  8. Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ) Accelerator

  9. Emittance Growth, Halo Formation, and Beam Loss

  10. RF Linac Components

  11. RF Cavities

  12. Linac Structures