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

University of Texas, Austin (2016)

USPAS sponsored by the University of Texas at Austin
held in Austin, TX
January 25 - February 5, 2016

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January 25-February 5, 2016 two-week full courses

Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics and Technology with Simulations and Measurements Lab (undergraduate level)
Instructors: Michael Syphers, Northern Illinois University / Fermilab and Alfonse Pham, Michigan State University

Accelerator Physics Using Maple
Instructors: Uli Wienands, SLAC and Eduardo Marin Lacoma, CERN

Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism
Instructor: Gregg Penn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Applied Electromagnetism: Magnet and RF-Cavity Design
Instructors: Mau Lopes and Jeremiah Holzbauer, Fermilab

January 25-29, 2016 one-week half courses

Particle Driven Wakefield Accelerators
Instructors: James Rosenzweig, UCLA and Mike Litos, SLAC

Electron Injectors for 4th Generation Light Sources
Instructors: Fernando Sannibale, Daniele Filippetto and Chad Mitchell, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Radiation Physics, Regulation and Management
Instructors: J. Donald Cossairt and Matthew Quinn, Fermilab

Managing Science in Research Labs, Part I : Strategic Management
Instructors: William Barletta, USPAS/MIT; Barbara Thibadeau, Oak Ridge National Lab and Raffaella Geometrante, Kyma S.r.l.

February 1-5, 2016 one-week half courses

Beam by Design: Advanced Manipulation of Relativistic Electrons with Lasers
Instructors: Gennady Stupakov and Erik Hemsing, SLAC; Spencer Gessner, Stanford University

Fundamentals of Ion Sources
Instructors: Daniela Leitner, Michigan State University and LBNL; Damon Todd, LBNL; Daniel Winklehner, MIT

Hazard Analysis and Decision Making
Instructors: John Thomas, MIT and Enzo Carrone, SLAC

Managing Science in Research Labs, Part II: Managing Organizational Behavior
Instructors: William Barletta, USPAS/MI and Barbara Thibadeau, Oak Ridge National Lab