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Scope of Classifications

Main Classification 01 — Circular and Linear Colliders

SPC Coordinators: Marion White (ANL), Oliver Brüning (CERN)

Classification 1 is devoted to storage rings and linear accelerators that provide colliding beams for particle physics experiments. Lepton and hadron colliders in operation, under construction, or under development are included. Linac-ring colliders and colliding beams from circular accelerators with beams from other accelerators are included herein as well. Among the subjects for this session are design studies, operating experience, performance limitations, upgrade plans, accelerator physics and technology issues, and R&D for future projects.

Subclassifications associated with MC 01 are:

A01 Hadron Colliders
A02 Lepton Colliders
A03 Linear Colliders
A08 Linear Accelerators
A09 Muon Accelerators and Neutrino Factories
A10 Damping Rings
A12 FFAG
A16 Advanced Concepts
A17 High Intensity Accelerators
A18 Energy Recovery Linacs (ERLs)
A19 Electron-Hadron Colliders
A23 Accelerators and Storage Rings, Other
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T19 Collimation


Main Classification 02 — Synchrotron Light Sources and FELs

SPC Coordinators: Robert Hettel (SLAC), Zhentang Zhao (SINAP)

Classification 2 covers light sources based on synchrotron storage rings and linacs, including Energy Recovery Linacs (ERLs) and FELs. These light sources incorporate advanced insertion devices, including high quality planar and helical field undulators based on permanent magnet or electromagnet technologies. Associated accelerator systems, such as injectors, booster synchrotrons, photon beam lines, and photon beam line components can also be proposed for this session, as can laser systems and their use. Papers presented can be project descriptions or cover individual aspects of light sources. Both theoretical and experimental results are solicited.

Subclassifications associated with MC 02 are:

A05 Synchrotron Radiation Facilities
A06 Free Electron Lasers
A16 Advanced Concepts
A18 Energy Recovery Linacs (ERLs)
T02 Electron Sources
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T15 Undulators and Wigglers
T25 Lasers
T26 Photon Beam Lines and Components


Main Classification 03 — Particle Sources and Alternative Acceleration Techniques

SPC Coordinators: Georg Hoffstaetter (Cornell), Andy Wolski (Univ. of Liverpool)

Classification 3 is devoted (i) to all aspects of the design and development of particle sources, including sources of electrons and protons, neutrons, ions, and secondary particles and antiparticles; and (ii) to new concepts of accelerating techniques that may overcome the present limitations due to size and cost of future large accelerators or give access to very new beam characteristics.

Subclassifications associated with MC 03 are:

A09 Muon Accelerators and Neutrino Factories
A12 FFAG
A15 New Acceleration Techniques
A16 Advanced Concepts
A17 High Intensity Accelerators
A20 Radioactive Ions
A21 Secondary Beams
A22 Plasma Wakefield Acceleration
D04 High Intensity in Linear Accelerators - Incoherent Instabilities, Space Charge, Halos, Cooling
T01 Proton and Ion Sources
T02 Electron Sources
T28 Neutron Sources


Main Classification 04 — Hadron Accelerators

SPC Coordinators: Vladimir Shiltsev (FNAL), Byong Ho Choi (KAERI)

Classification 4 is devoted to designing, developing, upgrading, constructing, and commissioning low-, medium-, and high-energy hadron accelerators, excluding hadron colliders. The session includes ion sources, electrostatic accelerators, proton and ion linear accelerators, proton and ion synchrotrons, radioactive beam facilities, antiproton accumulators and collectors, ion accumulators and storage rings, cyclotrons, synchrocyclotrons, FFAGs, and any other similar machines. Both low- and high-intensity machines are covered, as are all relevant aspects of high-intensity fixed-target machines such as proton drivers for spallation neutron sources, neutrino factories, etc.

Subclassifications associated with MC 04 are:

A04 Circular Accelerators
A07 Electrostatic Accelerators
A08 Linear Accelerators
A11 Beam Cooling
A12 FFAG
A13 Cyclotrons
A14 Neutron Spallation Facilities
A16 Advanced Concepts
A17 High Intensity Accelerators
A21 Secondary Beams
T01 Proton and Ion Sources
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T19 Collimation
T28 Neutron Sources


Main Classification 05 — Beam Dynamics and Electromagnetic Fields

SPC Coordinators: Vladimir Litvinenko (BNL), Katsunobu Oide (KEK)

Classification 5 includes reviews and progress reports on general aspects of electromagnetic interaction of charged particle beams in accelerators and storage rings. It covers linear and non-linear beam optics, modeling of externally applied or beam-generated electromagnetic fields, as well as theory, observations and simulations of single-particle dynamics and collective effects, both coherent and incoherent. The emphasis is on deepening the understanding of fundamental processes or limitations governing beam dynamics and uncovering possible new mechanisms relevant to accelerator design and performance, independent of technological or project-specific aspects.

Subclassifications associated with MC 05 are:

D01 Beam Optics – Lattices, Correction Schemes, Transport
D02 Non-linear Dynamics – Resonances, Tracking, Higher Order
D03 High Intensity in Circular Machines – Incoherent Instabilities, Space Charge, Halos, Cooling
D04 High Intensity in Linear Accelerators – Incoherent Instabilities, Space Charge, Halos, Cooling
D05 Instabilities – Processes, Impedances, Countermeasures
D06 Code Developments and Simulation Techniques


Main Classification 06 — Instrumentation, Controls, Feedback and Operational Aspects

SPC Coordinators: Kevin Jones (ORNL), Kay Wittenburg (DESY)

Classification 6 is devoted to measurement and control of the beam parameters in particle accelerators, including particle beam diagnostics, photon beam diagnostics, beam instrumentation, beam feedback systems, timing and synchronization schemes, and laser-based instrumentation. Included also are contributions on accelerator/storage ring control systems and operational aspects of modern accelerators such as alignment and surveying methods, machine protection systems, and issues pertaining to reliability and operability and to radiation monitoring and safety.

Subclassifications associated with MC 06 are:

T03 Beam Diagnostics and Instrumentation
T04 Accelerator/Storage Ring Control Systems
T05 Beam Feedback Systems
T17 Alignment and Survey
T18 Radiation Monitoring and Safety
T22 Reliability, Operability
T23 Machine Protection
T24 Timing and Synchronization
T25 Lasers
T26 Photon Beam Lines and Components


Main Classification 07 — Accelerator Technology and Main Systems

SPC Coordinators: Lia Merminga (TRIUMF), Paolo Pierini (LASA)

Classification 7 is devoted to contributions on the design, construction, testing, and performance of accelerator components or subsystems, with emphasis on technological aspects and methods. Special attention is due to technological developments that allow to improve accelerators from the point of view of performance, size or cost effectiveness.

Subclassifications associated with MC 07 are:

T06 Room Temperature RF
T07 Superconducting RF
T08 RF Power Sources
T09 Room Temperature Magnets
T10 Superconducting Magnets
T11 Power Supplies
T13 Cryogenics
T14 Vacuum Technology
T16 Pulsed Power Technology
T19 Collimation
T20 Targetry
T21 Infrastructures
T23 Machine Protection
T24 Timing and Synchronization
T25 Lasers
T27 Low Level RF
T31 Subsystems, Technology and Components, Other


Main Classification 08 — Applications of Accelerators, Technology Transfer and Industrial Relations

SPC Coordinators: Yu-Jiuan Chen (LLNL), Chuang Zhang (IHEP)

Scope of Applications: Classification 8 includes contributions with emphasis on applications of accelerators rather than on accelerator aspects proper.

Scope of Technology Transfer: The Technology Transfer (TT) session is mainly addressed to Accelerator Laboratories to improve the methods and strategies for TT, and to Industry to create business out of TT. It covers relevant issues for successful TT, structures needed to promote TT, technology incubator for start-up companies, and intellectual property and patenting.

Scope of Session on Relations with Industry: The session on Relations between Laboratories and Industry is addressed to both sides in order to improve performance and the achievement of contract goals through the creation of mutual understanding, contractual matters, joint research and development, and measures to improve contract goals.

Subclassifications associated with MC08 are:

A20 Radioactive Ions
T29 Technology Transfer
T30 Industrial Collaboration
U01 Medical Applications
U02 Materials Analysis and Modification
U03 Transmutation and Power Generation
U04 Security
U05 Applications, Other


Session for Industry

SPC Coordinator: Alan Todd (AESYS)