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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 Christopher Pierce, U Chicago
Philippe Piot, NIU Eric Cropp, UCLA
Austin (AJ) Dick, NIU
Senior Investigators: Gevork Gevorkyan, ASU Affiliates:
Sandra Biedron, UNM Gerard Lawler, UCLA Andreas Adelmann, Paul Scherrer
Georg Hoffstaetter, Cornell Samuel Levenson, Cornell Matt Andorf, Cornell
Siddharth Karkare, ASU Lucy Lin, Cornell Bruce Dunham, SLAC
Young-Kee Kim, U Chicago Desheng Ma, Cornell Auralee Edelen, SLAC
Jared Maxson, Cornell Emily Frame, NIU
David Muller, Cornell Paul Ginsparg, Cornell
Pietro Musumeci, UCLA Adi Hanuka, SLAC
Philippe Piot, NIU Vadim Kaloshin, U Maryland
James Rosenzweig, UCLA Robert Meller, Cornell
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 Compact Photoinjectors
  • Hoffstaetter / Lin   Machine Learned diagnostics techniques for bright beams, e.g. 6D diagnostics in the Coherent electron Cooler
  • Karkare / Gevorkyan   Development of ASU DC cryogun and beam diagnostics
  • Kim / Aguilera   Auto-differentiable Accelerator Modeling
  • Kim / Pierce  Physics-Informed Priors for Fast and Differentiable Accelerator Surrogate Models
  • Masxon /    Tackling the 100nm @ 100pC & 10 A Challenge at Pegasus and FAST
  • Muller / Ma   Machine Learning for precise phase space control of electron microscopes
  • Musumeci / Cropp   Advanced beam manipulations enabled by novel computational techniques in beam physics
  • Piot / Al Marzouk   Exploring the Impact of Radiation Field on Brightness
  • Piot / Dick  Optical Transport and Beam Manipulation for Optical Stochastic Cooling
  • Rosenzwieg / Lawler   Optimization of ultra-compact free-electron laser performance with very low MTE photocathodes