Scope of Classifications

Main Classification 1: Circular Colliders
SPC Coordinators: Haruyo Koiso, KEK and Oliver Bruening, CERN

Session 1 is devoted to synchrotrons and storage rings for physics. It includes lepton and hadron colliders presently in operation, under construction or under development. Among the subjects for this session are operating experience and performance limitations, upgrade plans, accelerator physics and technology issues specific to a certain collider and the design and R&D for future projects.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 1 are:
A01 Hadron Colliders
A02 Lepton Colliders
A14 Advanced Concepts
A15 High Intensity Accelerators
A16 Energy Recovery Linacs
A17 Electron-Hadron Colliders
A21 Accelerators and Storage Rings, Other
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T19 Collimation and Targetry

Main Classification 2: Synchrotron Light Sources and FELs
SPC Coordinators: In Soo Ko, POSTECH, Francis Perez, ALBA

Session 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 and high brightness electron sources 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.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 2 are:
A05 Synchrotron Radiation Facilities
A06 Free Electron Lasers
A14 Advanced Concepts
A16 Energy Recovery Linacs
T02 Lepton Sources
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T15 Undulators and Wigglers
T24 Lasers

Main Classification 3: Linear Colliders, Lepton Accelerators and New Acceleration Techniques
SPC Coordinators: Junji Urakawa, KEK, Andrzej Wolski, Liverpool University

Session 3 is devoted (i) to all aspects of the design of linear colliders, neutrino factories and muon colliders, their challenges and limitations (accelerator physics, accelerating systems, beam delivery systems, etc.) together with the status and experimental results of the test facilities; and (ii) to new concepts of accelerating techniques which may overcome the present limitations due to size and cost of future large accelerators or give access to very new beam characteristics.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 3 are:
A03 Linear Colliders
A08 Linear Accelerators
A09 Muon Accelerators and Neutrino Factories
A10 Damping Rings
A12 FFAG, Cyclotron
A13 New Acceleration Techniques
A14 Advanced Concepts
A15 High Intensity Accelerators
T02 Lepton Sources
T19 Collimation and Targetry
D04 High Intensity in Linear Accelerators - Incoherent Instabilities, Space Charge, Halos, Cooling

Main Classification 4: Hadron Accelerators
SPC Coordinators: Jie Wei, IHEP Beijing, Thomas Roser, BNL

Session 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 accumulator 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.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 4 are:
A04 Circular Accelerators
A07 Electrostatic Accelerators
A08 Linear Accelerators
A11 Beam Cooling
A12 FFAG, Cyclotrons
A14 Advanced Concepts
A15 High Intensity Accelerators
A19 Secondary Beams
T01 Proton and Ion Sources
T12 Beam Injection/Extraction and Transport
T19 Collimation and Targetry

Main Classification 5: Beam Dynamics and Electromagnetic Fields
SPC Coordinators: Hiromi Okamoto, U. Hiroshima, Shane Koscielniak, TRIUMF

Session 5 includes reviews and progress reports on general aspects of electro-magnetic 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 electro-magnetic 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.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 5 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, Counter-measures
D06 Code Developments and Simulation Techniques

Main Classification 6: Instrumentation, Controls, Feedback & Operational Aspects
SPC Coordinators: Takeshi Nakamura, SPring-8, Kay Wittenburg, DESY

Session 6 is devoted to measurement and control of the beam parameters in particle accelerators including beam diagnostics and 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.

Sub-Classifications associated with Main Classification 6 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
T21 Reliability, Operability
T22 Machine Protection
T23 Timing and Synchronization
T24 Lasers

Main Classification 7: Accelerator Technology Main Systems
SPC Coordinators: Gwo-Huei Luo, NSRRC, Jeff Corbett, SLAC

Session 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.

Sub-classifications associated with Main Classification 7 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
T20 Infrastructures
T22 Machine Protection
T23 Timing and Synchronization
T24 Lasers
T25 Low level RF
T26 Neutron Sources
T29 Subsystems, Technology and Components, other

Main Classification 8: Applications of Accelerators, Technology Transfer and Relations with Industry
SPC Coordinators: Chuangxiang Tang, TUB, Tsinghua, Vladimir Litvinenko, BNL (Applications), Norihiko Ozaki, Techno Economics (TT & Relations with Industry)
Scope of Applications
Session 8 includes contributions with emphasis on applications of accelerators rather than on accelerator aspects proper.

Scope of TT Session
The Technology Transfer 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 the contract goals through the creation of mutual understanding, contractual matters, joint research and development, measures to improve contract goals.

Sub-classifications associated with Applications are:
U01 Medical Applications
U02 Materials Analysis and Modification
U03 Transmutation and Power Generation
U04 Security
U05 Other applications
T26 Neutron Sources

Sub-classifications associated with TT and Industrial Relations
T27 Technology Transfer
T28 Industrial Collaboration

last update September 23, 2009, at 09:38 PM
by Christine Petit-Jean-Genaz