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Intermediate Level

Basic physics at undergraduate level

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

What you will learn

  • You will learn the basic technology of particle accelerators.

  • You will understand the basic principles for how particles are accelerated, and how they can be guided.

  • You will learn about different ways to monitor the beam.

  • You will learn about vacuum: Why we need vacuum in accelerators; Where particles that give rise to pressure comes from; How one create vacuum

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Intermediate Level

Basic physics at undergraduate level

Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

RF-systems

4 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 36 min), 10 readings, 15 quizzes
14 videos
Outline of the RF-system1m
Pill-box cavities5m
Energy3m
Coaxial waveguides2m
Rectangular waveguides2m
Computer simulations2m
The circulator1m
Introduction to RF-amplifiers2m
The klystron4m
General properties2m
Drift tube linac (DTL)1m
Elliptical cavity1m
Traveling wave cavity2m
10 readings
Introduction10m
Basic concepts 110m
A mathematical description of the pillbox cavity10m
A mathematical description of energy in cavities10m
A mathematical description of the coaxial waveguide10m
A mathematical description of rectangular waveguides10m
More on the circulator10m
Gain of amplifiers10m
Drift tube Linac: example10m
Elliptical cavity: example10m
15 practice exercises
Quiz Introduction6m
Outline of RF-system5m
Pill-box cavities10m
Energy5m
Coaxial waveguides6m
Rectangular waveguides2m
Computer simulations4m
Circulator4m
Introduction to amplifiers6m
The klystron8m
General properties6m
Drift tube linac4m
Elliptical cavities6m
Traveling wave cavity4m
RF-systems: Graded test40m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Magnet technology for accelerators

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Fast ramp magnets4m
Superconducting magnets6m
Permanent accelerator magnets and insertion devices6m
1 reading
Magnetic circuits10m
5 practice exercises
Basic concepts18m
Fast ramped magnets10m
Superconducting magnets6m
Permanent magnets and insertion devices6m
Magnet technology: Graded test30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Beam Diagnostics

4 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 45 min), 3 readings, 20 quizzes
19 videos
Important concepts in beam diagnostics3m
Describing the beam2m
Faraday cup2m
Wall current monitor2m
Beam Current Transformer1m
Button pick-up1m
Cavity BPM1m
OTR and Scintillating screens5m
Wire scanner and SEM grid3m
Synchrotron radiation monitor1m
An introduction to longitudinal profile50s
Transversely deflecting cavity2m
Streak camera2m
Energy (profile) monitoring: Spectrometer and ToF2m
Energy along a single bunch1m
Introduction to beam loss and machine protection.3m
Ionization chamber2m
Scintillation counter1m
3 readings
Introduction to lecture on current and position measurements10m
Introduction to lecture on transverse beam profile measurements10m
To measure the beam emittance and the Twiss parameters:30m
20 practice exercises
Motivation to beam diagnostics2m
Important concepts in beam diagnostics12m
Describing the beam6m
Faraday cup6m
Wall current monitor4m
Beam current transformer4m
Button pick up6m
Cavity BPM4m
OTR and scintillation screens4m
Wire scanner and SEM grid6m
Synchrotron radiation measurement4m
Emittance measurements5m
Transversely deflecting cavity2m
Streak camera2m
Energy monitoring: Spectrometer and ToF4m
Energy along a single bunch2m
Introduction to beam loss and machine protection2m
Ionization chamber2m
Scintillation counter2m
Beam diagnostics: Graded test50m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Basics of Vacuum techniques

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 11 quizzes
11 videos
Introduction to pressure/vacuum2m
Three states of residual gas58s
Definition of vacuum regions1m
Composition of residual gas1m
Introduction to pumps59s
Gas-Displacement Pumps2m
Kinetic Vacuum Pumps2m
Gas-Binding Pumps4m
Vacuum Gauges3m
Vacuum components3m
1 reading
Brief introduction to Maxwell-Boltzmann theory for ideal gas10m
11 practice exercises
Motivation4m
Introduction to pressure/vacuum2m
Three states of residual gases8m
Definition of vacuum regions2m
Composition of residual gases5m
Gas displacement pumps5m
Kinetic vacuum pumps2m
Gas binding pump2m
Vacuum Gauges6m
Vacuum components2m
Vacuum technology: Graded test30m

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