Subject: Physics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics


There are over 30,000 particle accelerators in use worldwide in research, industry and medicine. An introduction to the physics and engineering of accelerators will be given with an emphasis on synchrotron light sources. Topics include electron optics, electromagnets, Special Relativity, Radio Frequency waves and synchrotron radiation. Laboratory classes will also be conducted including computer labs and electron accelerator labs at the Canadian Light Source.

Prerequisite(s): EP 253 and PHYS 356
Note: Students are required to attend the after-hours laboratory classes at the CLS and complete an online safety induction to satisfactorily complete this course.

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