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Table of contents
1. Introduction
2. Particle Dynamics
 2.1. Charged Particle Properties
 2.2. Newton's Laws of Motion
 2.3. Kinetic Energy
 2.4. Galilean Transformations
 2.5. Postulates of Relativity
 2.6. Time Dilation
 2.7. Lorentz Contraction
 2.8. Lorentz Transformations
 2.9. Relativistic Formulas
 2.10. Nonrelativistic Approximation for Transverse Motion
3. Electric and Magnetic Forces
 3.1. Forces between Charges and Currents
 3.2. The Field Description and the Lorentz Force
 3.3. The Maxwell Equations
 3.4. Electrostatic and Vector Potentials
 3.5. Inductive Voltage and Displacement Current
 3.6. Relativistic Particle Motion in Cylindrical Coordinates
 3.7. Motion of Charged Particles in a Uniform Magnetic Field
4. SteadyState Electric and Magnetic Fields
 4.1. Static Field Equations with No Sources
 4.2. Numerical Solutions to the Laplace Equation
 4.3. Analog Met hods to Solve the Laplace Equation
 4.4. Electrostatic Quadrupole Field
 4.5. Static Electric Fields with Space Charge
 4.6. Magnetic Fields in Simple Geometries
 4.7. Magnetic Potentials
5. Modification of Electric and Magnetic Fields by Materials
 5.1. Dielectrics
 5.2. Boundary Conditions at Dielectric Surfaces
 5.3. Ferromagnetic Materials
 5.4. Static Hysteresis Curve for Ferromagnetic Materials
 5.5. Magnetic Poles
 5.6. Energy Density of Electric and Magnetic Fields
 5.7. Magnetic Circuits
 5.8. Permanent Magnet Circuits
6. Electric and Magnetic Field Lenses
 6.1. Transverse Beam Control
 6.2. Paraxial Approximation for Electric and Magnetic Fields
 6.3. Focusing Properties of Linear Fields
 6.4. Lens Properties
 6.5. Electrostatic Aperture Lens
 6.6. Electrostatic Immersion Lens
 6.7. Solenoidal Magnetic Lens
 6.8. Magnetic Sector Lens
 6.9. Edge Focusing
 6.10. Magnetic Quadrupole Lens
7. Calculation of Particle Orbits in Focusing Fields
 7.1. Transverse Orbits in a Continuous Linear Focusing Force
 7.2. Acceptance and P of a Focusing Channel
 7.3. Betatron Oscillations
 7.4. Azimuthal Motion of Particles in Cylindrical Beams
 7.5. The Paraxial Ray Equation
 7.6. Numerical Solutions of Particle Orbits
8. Transfer Matrices and Periodic Focusing Systems
 8.1. Transfer Matrix of the Quadrupole Lens
 8.2. Transfer Matrices for Common Optical Elements
 8.3. Combining Optical Elements
 8.4. Quadrupole Doublet and Triplet Lenses
 8.5. Focusing in a ThinLens Array
 8.6. Raising a Matrix to a Power
 8.7. Quadrupole Focusing Channels
9. Electrostatic Accelerators and Pulsed High Voltage
 9.1. Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors
 9.2. HighVoltage Supplies
 9.3. Insulation
 9.4. Van de Graaff Accelerator
 9.5. Vacuum Breakdown
 9.6. LRC Circuits
 9.7. Impulse Generators
 9.8. Transmission Line Equations in the Time Domain
 9.9. Transmission Lines as Pulsed Power Modulators
 9.10. Series Transmission Line Circuits
 9.11. PulseForming Networks
 9.12. Pulsed Power Compression
 9.13. Pulsed Power Switching by Saturable Core Inductors
 9.14. Diagnostics for Pulsed Voltages and Current
10. Linear Induction Accelerators
 10.1. Simple Induction Cavity
 10.2. TimeDependent Response of Ferromagnetic Materials
 10.3. Voltage Multiplication Geometries
 10.4. Core Saturation and Flux Forcing
 10.5. Core Reset and Compensation Circuits
 10.6. Induction Cavity Design: Field Stress and Average Gradient
 10.7. Coreless Induction Accelerators
11. Betatrons
 11.1. Principles of the Betatron
 11.2. Equilibrium of the Main Betatron Orbit
 11.3. Motion of the Instantaneous Circle
 11.4. Reversible Compression of Transverse Particle Orbits
 11.5. Betatron Oscillations
 11.6. Electron Injection and Extraction
 11.7. Betatron Magnets and Acceleration Cycles
12. Resonant Cavities and Waveguides
 12.1. Complex Exponential Notation and Impedance
 12.2. Lumped Circuit Element Analogy for a Resonant Cavity
 12.3. Resonant Modes of a Cylindrical Cavity
 12.4. Properties of the Cylindrical Resonant Cavity
 12.5. Power Exchange with Resonant Cavities
 12.6. Transmission Lines in the Frequency Domain
 12.7. Transmission Line Treatment of the Resonant Cavity
 12.8. Waveguides
 12.9. SlowWave Structures
 12.10. Dispersion Relationship for the IrisLoaded Waveguide
13. Phase Dynamics
 13.1. Synchronous Particles and Phase Stability
 13.2. The Phase Equations
 13.3. Approximate Solution to the Phase Equations
 13.4. Compression of Phase Oscillations
 13.5. Longitudinal Dynamics of Ions in a Linear Induction Accelerator
 13.6. Phase Dynamics of Relativistic Particles
14. RadioFrequency Linear Accelerators
 14.1. Electron Linear Accelerators
 14.2. Linear Ion Accelerator Configurations
 14.3. Coupled Cavity Linear Accelerators
 14.4. TransitTime Factor, Gap Coefficient and Radial Defocusing
 14.5. Vacuum Breakdown in rf Accelerators
 14.6. RadioFrequency Quadrupole
 14.7. Racetrack Microtron
15. Cyclotrons and Synchrotrons
 15.1. Principles of the UniformField Cyclotron
 15.2. Longitudinal Dynamics of the UniformField Cyclotron
 15.3. Focusing by Azimuthally Varying Fields (AVF)
 15.4. The Synchrocyclotron and the AVF Cyclotron
 15.5. Principles of the Synchrotron
 15.6. Longitudinal Dynamics of Synchrotrons
 15.7. Strong Focusing
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