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The Center for Bright Beams, A National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center

Beam Dynamics and Control Team and Projects

Our Team:

Theme Leaders: Graduate Students: Post Docs:
Young-Kee Kim, U Chicago Aasma Aslam, UNM Nathan Majernik, UCLA
David Muller, Cornell Eric Cropp, UCLA Afnan Al Marzouk, NIU
Philippe Piot, NIU Cameron Duncan, Cornell Chenyu Zhang, Cornell
Austin (AJ) Dick, NIU
Senior Investigators: Gevork Gevorkyan, ASU Affiliates:
Ivan Bazarov, Cornell Matt Gordon, U Chicago Andreas Adelmann, Paul Scherrer
Sandra Biedron, UNM Jack Isen, UCLA Matt Andorf, Cornell
Georg Hoffstaetter, Cornell Gerard Lawler, UCLA Bruce Dunham, SLAC
Siddharth Karkare, ASU Samuel Levenson, Cornell Auralee Edelen, SLAC
Young-Kee Kim, U Chicago William Li, Cornell Paul Ginsparg, Cornell
Jared Maxson, Cornell Lucy Lin, Cornell Adi Hanuka, SLAC
David Muller, Cornell Vadim Kaloshin, U Maryland
Pietro Musumeci, UCLA Robert Meller, Cornell
Philippe Piot, NIU Sergei Nagaitsev, Fermilab
James Rosenzweig, UCLA Richard Rand, Cornell
David Sagan, Cornell
Alexander Valishev, Fermilab
Weishi Wan, Berkeley Lab

Project Titles (PI / Postdoc or Grad Student):

  • Advanced beam manipulations enabled by novel computational techniquesin beam physics (Musumeci / Cropp, Isen, Guo)
  • Application of Machine Learning in Compact Photoinjectors (Biedron / Aslam)
  • Brightness limiting effects of point to point space charge (Kim / Gordon)
  • Demonstrating Emittance Preservation in Ultrafast Electron Micro-Diffraction (Maxson / Duncan)
  • Development of the ASU-DC cryogun (Karkare / Gevorkyan)
  • Exploring the Impact of Radiation Field on Brightness (Piot / Al Marzouk)
  • Feedback System and Isochronous Lattice Development towards an Optical Stochastic Cooling Stability Experiment (Bazarov / Levenson)
  • Microscope Tuning by ML and Emittance Optimization (Muller / Zhang)
  • Operating hadron coolers with Machine Learning (Hoffstaetter / Lin)
  • Optical Transport and Beam Manipulation for Optical Stochastic Cooling (Piot / Dick)
  • Optimization of ultra-compact free-electron laser performance with very low MTE photocathodes (Rosenzweig / Majernik, Lawler)
  • Strongly nonlinear space-charge in photoinjectors with collimating apertures (Maxson / Li)