Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
ACCELERATORS, PARTICLES AND FIELDSETEN15
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course might be given in English. ETEN15 overlaps following cours/es: ETI015. Optional for: E4, E4hn, F4aft, F4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Professor Anders Karlsson, Anders.Karlsson@eit.lth.se and Associate Professor Richard Lundin, Richard.Lundin@eit.lth.se, Electrical and Information Technology. Recommended prerequisits: One of the basic courses in Electromagnetic Fields i e one of the courses ETE055, ETEF01 and ESS050. Assessment: Written examination. Hand in problems. The hand in problems can only be done when the course is running. Home page: http://www.eit.lth.se.

Aim
The student shall deepen his/her knowledge of electrodynamics. The student shall acquire knowledge and skills which are useful for a professional in an area where electrodynamics plays an important role.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Contents
Description of the activities at MAX-lab and ESS, calculation of the trajectories of particles in electromagnetic fields, steering of charged particles, synchrotron radiation, the fields generated by an arbitrarily moving charged particle, Cherenkov radiation, transformation of fields between inertial frames, the theory of relativity, superconductors, the method of images, storage rings for electrons, linear accelerators, numerical calculation using a finite element program.

Literature
Griffiths D J, "Introduction to Electrodynamics", Prentice Hall. Study material which is distributed when the course is running.