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


Accelerator Science & Engineering resources for students and researchers.

Tutorials & Online Resources

A searchable table that contains links to accelerator science and engineering tutorial materials and other online resources. These materials provide background, help, and augmentations for USPAS courses and accelerator science and engineering more broadly.

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Accelerator Terms

A PDF glossary of accelerator physics terms. This list was started by Evgenya Simakov from submissions by attendees at the 2012 International Accelerator Conference. Please feel free to suggest additional accelerator terms.

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Software Downloads

Downloadable programs commonly used by USPAS instructors.

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Books Used in USPAS Courses

Searchable table of books used in USPAS courses. Books based on USPAS courses are highlighted.

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Joint International School Lectures

Lecture notes, slides and presentations from the Joint International Accelerator Schools.

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Links to the Joint Accelerator Conference Website (JACoW) which publishes accelerator conference proceedings, information on USPAS symposium proceedings (1983-1990) from the early days of the USPAS, and information on the Joint International Accelerator School sessions.

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This page provides links to high quality videos that illustrate the workings of accelerator systems and demonstrations / simulations of fundamental physics processes in accelerators.

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