Chapter 6. Elementary Theory of Linacs

  1. Prof. Richard Talman

Published Online: 16 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch6

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

Accelerator X-Ray Sources

How to Cite

Talman, R. (2007) Elementary Theory of Linacs, in Accelerator X-Ray Sources, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610303.ch6

Author Information

  1. Cornell University, Laboratory of Elementary Physics, Ithaca, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 22 MAY 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527405909

Online ISBN: 9783527610303

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Keywords:

  • elementary theory of linacs;
  • nonrelativistic linac;
  • transit time factor;
  • shunt impedance;
  • relativistic electron linac;
  • particle acceleration by a wave;
  • circular waveguide;
  • cavity excitation;
  • space harmonics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Acknowledgement and Preview

  • The Nonrelativistic Linac

    • Transit Time Factor

    • Shunt Impedance

    • Cavity Q, R/Q, and Decay Time

    • Phase Stability and Adiabatic Damping

    • Transverse Defocusing

  • The Relativistic Electron Linac

    • Introduction

    • Particle Acceleration by a Wave

    • Wave Confined by Parallel Planes

    • Circular Waveguide

    • Cylindrical “Pill-box” Resonator

    • Lumped Constant Model for One Cavity Resonance

    • Cavity Excitation

    • Wave Propagation in Coupled Resonator Chain

    • Periodically Loaded Structures

    • Space Harmonics