Did you know that particle accelerators play an important role in many functions of todays society and that there are over 30 000 accelerators in operation worldwide? A few examples are accelerators for radiotherapy which are the largest application of accelerators, altogether with more than 11000 accelerators worldwide. These accelerators range from very compact electron linear accelerators with a length of only about 1 m to large carbon ion synchrotrons with a circumference of more than 50 m and a huge rotating carbon ion gantry with a weight of 600 tons!
Fundamentals of particle accelerator technology (NPAP MOOC)Lund University
About this Course
Basic physics at undergraduate level
Basic physics at undergraduate level
Pauli HeikkinenPhD, Chief engineer for the Accelerator Laboratory at the University of Jyväskylää in Finland
Lund University was founded in 1666 and has for a number of years been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 47 700 students and 7 500 staff based in Lund, Sweden. Lund University unites tradition with a modern, dynamic, and highly international profile. With eight different faculties and numerous research centres and specialized institutes, Lund is the strongest research university in Sweden and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research. The university annually attracts a large number of international students and offers a wide range of courses and programmes taught in English.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FUNDAMENTALS OF PARTICLE ACCELERATOR TECHNOLOGY (NPAP MOOC)
Excellent course, thank you so much. I am about to start a thesis at former IPNO in Orsay, and sure those knowledge will be of use.
I only have basic accelerator background and the course have helped me improve my understanding of accelerator technology
Description of complex devices in particle accelerator field are explained in very lucid way.
Some of the English could be clearer, but the information and delivery is generally great!
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