Research topics include Beam Cooling, Nonlinear dynamics, chaos, spin dynamics in synchrotron, space charge dominated beams, accelerator design, electron storage rings, collective instabilities in beams, FELs, beam manipulation techniques, and accelerator applications.
Faculty: S.Y. Lee
A multipurpose electron accelerator that will serve the Department of Defense's requirements for testing radiation effects as well as IU's interest in a compact high-brightness x-ray source.
Principal Investigator: Paul Sokol
The IU Physics Department has partnered with the US Particle Accelerator School to develop a Masters in Beam Physics and Technology degree program.