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Table of contents
1. Introduction
 1.1. Charged particle beams
 1.2. Methods and organization
 1.3. Singleparticle dynamics
2. Phase Space Description of Charged Particle Beams
 2.1. Particle trajectories in phase space
 2.2. Distribution functions
 2.3. Numerical calculation of particle orbits with beamgenerated forces
 2.4. Conservation of phasespace volume
 2.5. Density and average velocity
 2.6. Maxwell distribution
 2.7. Collisionless Boltzmann equation
 2.8. Charge and current density
 2.9. Computer simulations
 2.10. Moment equations
 2.11. Pressure force in collisionless distributions
 2.12. Relativistic particle distributions
3. Introduction to Beam Emittance
 3.1. Laminar and nonlaminar beams
 3.2. Emittance
 3.3. Measurement of emittance
 3.4. Coupled beam distributions, longitudinal emittance, normalized emittance, and brightness
 3.5 Emittance force
 3.6. Nonlaminar beams in drift regions
 3.7. Nonlaminar beams in linear focusing systems
 3.8. Compression and expansion of nonlaminar beams
4. Beam Emittance  Advanced Topics
 4.1. Linear transformations of elliptical distributions
 4.2. Transport parameters from particle orbit theory
 4.3. Beam matching
 4.4. Nonlinear focusing systems
 4.5. Emittance in storage rings
 4.6. Beam cooling
5. Introduction to Beamgenerated Forces
 5.1. Electric and magnetic fields of beams
 5.2. Onedimensional Child law for nonrelativistic particles
 5.3. Longitudinal transport limits for magneticallyconfined electron beams
 5.4. Spacecharge expansion of a drifting beam
 5.5. Transverse forces in relativistic beams
6. Beamgenerated Forces  Advanced Topics
 6.1. Spacechargelimited flow with an initial injection energy
 6.2. Spacechargelimited flow from a thermionic cathode
 6.3. Spacechargelimited flow in spherical geometry
 6.4. Bipolar flow
 6.5. Spacechargelimited flow of relativistic electrons
 6.6. Onedimensional selfconsistent equilibrium
 6.7. KV distribution
7. Electron and Ion Guns
 7.1. Pierce method for gun design
 7.2. Mediumperveance guns
 7.3. Highperveance guns and ray tracing codes
 7.4. Highcurrent electron sources
 7.5. Extraction of ions at a free plasma boundary
 7.6. Plasma ion sources
 7.7. Chargedparticle extraction from gridcontrolled plasmas
 7.8. Ion extractors
8. Highpower Pulsed Electron and Ion Diodes
 8.1. Motion of electrons in crossed electric and magnetic fields
 8.2. Pinched electron beam diodes
 8.3. Electron diodes with strong applied magnetic fields
 8.4. Magnetic insulation of high power transmission lines
 8.5. Plasma erosion
 8.6. Reflex triode
 8.7. Lowimpedance reflex triode
 8.8. Magneticallyinsulated ion diode
 8.9. Ion flow enhancement in magneticallyinsulated diodes
9. Paraxial Beam Transport with Spacecharge
 9.1. Envelope equation for sheet beams
 9.2. Paraxial ray equation
 9.3. Envelope equation in a quadrupole lens array
 9.4. Limiting current for paraxial beams
 9.5. Multibeam ion transport
 9.6. Longitudinal spacecharge limits in RF accelerators and induction linacs
10. Highcurrent Electron Beam Transport under Vacuum
 10.1. Motion of electrons through a magnetic cusp
 10.2. Propagation of beams from an immersed cathode
 10.3. Brillouin equilibrium of a cylindrical electron beam
 10.4. Interaction of electrons with matter
 10.5. Foil focusing of relativistic electron beams
 10.6. Wallcharge and returncurrent for a beam in a pipe
 10.7. Drifts of electron beams in a solenoidal field
 10.8. Guiding electron beams with solenoidal fields
 10.9. Electron beam transport in magnetic cusps
11. Ion Beam Neutralization
 11.1. Neutralization by comoving electrons
 11.2. Transverse neutralization
 11.3. Current neutralization in vacuum
 11.4. Focal limits for neutralized ion beams
 11.5. Acceleration and transport of neutralized ion beams
12. Electron Beams in Plasmas
 12.1. Spacecharge neutralization in equilibrium plasmas
 12.2. Oscillations of an unmagnetized plasma
 12.3. Oscillations of a neutralized electron beam
 12.4 Injection of a pulsed electron beam into a plasma
 12.5. Magnetic skin depth
 12.6. Return current in a resistive plasma
 12.7. Limiting current for neutralized electron beams
 12.8. Bennett equilibrium
 12.9. Propagation in lowdensity plasmas and weaklyionized gases
13. Transverse Instabilities
 13.1. Instabilities of spacechargedominated beams in periodic focusing systems
 13.2. Betatron waves on a filamentary beam
 13.3. Frictional forces and phase mixing
 13.4. Transverse resonant modes
 13.5. Beam breakup instability
 13.6. Transverse resistive wall instability
 13.7. Hose instability of an electron beam in an ion channel
 13.8. Resistive hose instability
 13.9. Filamentation instability of neutralized electron beams
14. Longitudinal Instabilities
 14.1. Twostream instability
 14.2. Beamgenerated axial electric fields
 14.3. Negative mass instability
 14.4. Longitudinal resistive wall instability
15. Generation of Radiation with Electron Beams
 15.1. Inverse diode
 15.2. Driving resonant cavities with electron beams
 15.3. Longitudinal beam bunching
 15.4. Klystron
 15.5. Travelingwave tube
 15.6. Magnetron
 15.7. Mechanism of the freeelectron laser
 15.8. Phase dynamics in the freeelectron laser
Bibliography
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