Lecture notes on Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism in Accelerator Physics

The topics in this lecture
notes are : Linear and Nonlinear Oscillators, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian
equations of motion, Canonical transformations, Liouville’s theorem,
Action-angle variables, Coordinate system and Hamiltonian in an accelerator,
Equations of motion in accelerator, Action-angle variables for circular
machines, Field errors and nonlinear resonances, Resonance overlapping and
dynamic aperture, The kinetic equation, Radiation damping effects, Primer in
Special Relativity, Selected electrostatic and magnetostatic problems, Self
field of a relativistic beam, Effect of environment on electromagnetic field
of a beam, Plane electromagnetic waves and Gaussian beams, Radiation and
retarded potentials, Scattering of electromagnetic waves, Synchrotron
radiation, Undulator radiation, Transition and diffraction radiation,
Formation length of radiation and coherent effects, Synchrotron radiation
reaction force, Waveguides and RF cavities, Laser acceleration in vacuum.
Inverse FEL acceleration.

**Author(s):** G.
Stupakov, The US Particle Accelerator School

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