Lecture 1 :  Fast electrons - January 13, Auditorium 14-16h

  • Acceleration methods : linear, circular
  • ESRF acceleration complex
  • Overview of different hardware elements

Lecture 2 : Surfing the ring - January 27, Auditorium 14-16h

  • History of storage rings and synchrotrons
  • Single particle dynamics in electron storage ring
  • Linear dynamics
  • Non-linear dynamics

Lecture 3: Collective survival - February 24, Auditorium 14-16h

  • Self interactions of electron beam
  • Quantum fluctuations and radiation damping
  • Impedance and instabilities
  • Beam lifetime

Lecture 4: Sculpting the electron beam - March 10, Auditorium 14-16h

  • Equilibrium emittance, bunch length and energy spread
  • Some lattice design considerations
  • Current ESRF vs. new machine

Lecture 5 : Let there be light ! - March 31, Auditorium 14-16h

  • Synchrotron radiation from bending magnets and undulators
  • Effect of electron beam distribution and orbit on radiation
  • Diffraction limit