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Accelerator physics

Course Code :2001WETACP
Study domain:Physics
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Pierre Van Mechelen

3. Course contents *

An overview is given of hardware equipment and calculation methods used in the design and operation of particle accelerators.  The following chapters are covered:

Development and types of accelerators; synchrotron radiation; linear beam optics; injection and extraction; high frequency systems and particle acceleration; radiation effects; luminosity; wigglers and undulators; the free electron laser; beam monitoring