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

Beam Production Team and Projects

Our Team:

Theme Leaders: Graduate Students: Post Docs:

Tomás Arias, Cornell

Vivek Anil, Cornell

Echeverria, Elena, Cornell

Siddharth Karkare, ASU

David Garcia, UCLA

Jared Maxson, Cornell

Jason Gibson, U Florida

Mariam Hasany, Cornell
Senior Investigators:  Alimohammad Kachwal, ASU Affiliates:
Tomás Arias, Cornell

Chris Knill, ASU

Daniele Filippetto, Berkeley Lab
Ivan Bazarov, Cornell

Gerard Lawler, UCLA

Lena Kourkoutis, Cornell
Oksana Chubenko, NIU Samuel Levenson, Cornell Dwayne Miller, Toronto U
Richard Hennig, U Florida Joshua Mann, UCLA Andreas Schroeder, UIC
Melissa Hines, Cornell Chad Pennington, Cornell Larry Wang, Clark Atlanta
Siddharth Karkare, ASU Christopher Pierce, Cornell
Jared Maxson, Cornell Pallavi Saha, Arizona State
Pietro Musumeci, UCLA Annabel Selino, Cornell
James Rosenzweig, UCLA  Tyler Chun Wai Wu, Cornell
Kyle Shen, Cornell Charles Zhang, Cornell
Amy Zhu, Cornell

PI / Postdoc or Grad Student   Project Titles:

  • Arias / Wu   Ab initio theory of many-body photoemission and of photomaterials
  • Bazarov / Levenson   Improvement of Photocathode Robustness with Alkali-Halides
  • Bazarov / Pierce   Nanoscale Photoemission in the Cornell MTE Meter
  • Chubenko /   Photocathodes under realistic accelerator conditions
  • Chubenko /   Monte Carlo modeling of photoemission from semiconductors
  • Hennig / Gibson   Computational synthesis of photocathodes by epitaxial growth
  • Hines / Selino, Hasany   Air-stable, high performance photocathodes
  • Karkare / Saha   Optical, X-ray and surface characterization of Alkali-antimonides
  • Karkare / Kachal   Study of Nano-scale photoemitters using PEEM
  •  Karkare / Knill   Measurements of low energy electron distributions
  • Karkare /   Nano-scale photoemitters via light focusing nano-structures
  • Maxson / Echeverria   Growth and characterization of epitaxial alkali antimonides: MTE, spectral response, protection layers, new compounds
  • Maxson / Pennington   Growth and characterization of high efficiency, low MTE photocathodes: epitaxy and performance high field
  • Maxson / Zhang   MTE measurements on CBB cathodes: studying temperature, wavelength, crystallinity, and nonlinearity
  • Musemeci / Garcia   Testing alkali antimonides photocathodes in high field environment using tunable/shapeable laser pulses
  • Rosenzweig / Lawler, Mann   Extreme High Brightness Electron Source from Intense Laser Illumination of Nano-Blades
  • Shen / Anil   Atomically Ordered & Engineered Materials for Photocathodes