1st Edition

Nonlinear Problems in Accelerator Physics, Proceedings of the INT workshop on nonlinear problems in accelerator physics held in Berlin, Germany, 30 March - 2 April, 1992



ISBN 9780750302388
Published September 23, 1993 by CRC Press
354 Pages

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Book Description

Nonlinear Problems in Accelerator Physics contains the proceedings of the International Workshop on Nonlinear Problems in Accelerator Physics. Consisting only of invited papers, the book focuses on resolving problems associated with nonlinear effects-essential for the development of the next generation of particle accelerators. It facilitates an understanding of accelerator optical systems. Topics covered include Hamiltonian dynamics (such as CHAOS), computer codes for design of focusing systems, and spectrometers. The book is of interest to researchers in high energy, nuclear, electron, ion and optical beam physics, and applied mathematics.

Table of Contents

Nonlinear problems in accelerator physics (Mais); Moment methods for nonlinear maps (Pusch); Differential algebraic formulation of normal form theory (Berz); Analytical determination of 5th-order transfer matrices of magnetic quadrupole fringing fields (Hartmann, et al ); Nonlinear beam transport effects in highly charged positive ion beams extracted from ECR ion sources (Antaya); Status of MAD (version 8.5) and future plans (Iselin); COSY INFINITY version 6 (Berz); The arbitrary order design code Tlie 1.0 (van Zeijts and Neri); The Chalk River differential algebra code "DACYC" and the role of differential and lie algebras in understanding the orbit dynamics of cyclotrons (Davies, et al); Optics programs at TRIUMF (Servranckx); A comparison of methods for long-term tracking using symplectic maps (Gjaja, et al); A generalization of the Henon map: stability of the orbits, symmetries and connections to accelerator physics (Todesco); Chaotic path at a nonlinear resonance (Lee); Third-order achromats based on mirror symmetries (Wan, et al); Design of modern high resolution magnetic spectrometers (Zeller); Alternating-phase focusing: a model to study nonlinear dynamics (Sagalovsky and Delayen); Review of the dynamic aperture experiment at the CERN SPS (Gareyte, Scandale and Schmidt); Review of nonlinear beam dynamics experiments (Lee).

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