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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 Juan Pablo Gonzalez Aguilera, U Chicago Afnan Al Marzouk, NIU
David Muller, Cornell Aasma Aslam, UNM Fabio Bosco, UCLA
Philippe Piot, NIU Emily Frame, NIU Monika Yadav, UCLA
Sergei Kladov, U Chicago
Atharva Kulkarni, UCLA
Senior Investigators: Gerard Lawler, UCLA Affiliates:
Sandra Biedron, UNM Lucy Lin, Cornell Andreas Adelmann, Paul Scherrer
Georg Hoffstaetter de Torquat, Cornell Desheng Ma, Cornell Matt Andorf, Cornell
Siddharth Karkare, ASU Peter Owusu, ASU Bruce Dunham, SLAC
Young-Kee Kim, U Chicago Auralee Edelen, SLAC
Jared Maxson, Cornell Paul Ginsparg, Cornell
David Muller, Cornell Adi Hanuka, SLAC
Pietro Musumeci, UCLA Vadim Kaloshin, U Maryland
Philippe Piot, NIU Robert Meller, Cornell
James Rosenzweig, UCLA Sergei Nagaitsev, Fermilab
Richard Rand, Cornell
David Sagan, Cornell
Alexander Valishev, Fermilab
Weishi Wan, Berkeley Lab

PI / Postdoc or Grad Student Project Titles:

  • Biedron / Aslam  Applications of Machine Learning in Photoinjectors
  • Hoffstaetter de Torquat / Lin  ML/AI preparation of polarized proton beams for electron cooling
  • Karkare / Owusu  Measurements of low energy electron distributions and cryogenic MTE
  • Kim / Kladov Noise in Intense Electron Bunches
  • Kim / Aguilera  Auto-Differentiable Accelerator Modeling
  • Muller / Ma  Machine Learning for precise phase space control of electron microscopes
  • Musumeci / Kulkarni  Demonstration of 100 nm transverse emittance with 100 pC beam charge
  • Piot / Al Marzouk / Frame  Conserving 4-D brightness and enhancing 5-D brightness in integrated photoinjector beamlines
  • Rosenzweig / Bosco / Lawler  Optimization of ultra-compact free-electron laser performance with very low MTE photocathodes