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Title:Third-order charged particle beam optics
Author(s):Sagalovsky, Leonid
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Cardman, Lawrence S.
Department / Program:Physics
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Abstract:The motion of a charged particle through a magnetic field configuration can be described in terms of deviation from a certain ideal trajectory. One uses power series expansion of the phase-space coordinates to obtain the transfer matrices for a particular optical system.
In this thesis we present a complete third-order theory of computing transfer matrices and apply it to magnetic elements in an accelerator beam-line. A particular attention is devoted to studying particles' orbits in an extended fringing field of a dipole magnet. Analytical solutions are obtained up to the third order in the formalism of the matrix theory. They contain form factors describing the fall-off pattern of the field. These form factors are dimensionless line integrals of the field strength and its derivative. There is one such integral in the first-order solution, two in the second, and nine in the third.
An alternate way of describing charged particle optics is also presented. It is based on a Hamiltonian treatment and uses certain symplectic operators, which are defined in terms of Poisson brackets, to parametrize the transfer map of a system. We apply this approach to the fringing field problem and obtain a third-order solution. We furthermore show how to convert this solution into conventional transfer matrices by examining the connection between the non-canonical matrix theory and the Hamiltonian description.
Issue Date:1989
Rights Information:Copyright 1989 Sagalovsky, Leonid
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-07
Identifier in Online Catalog:AAI8924935
OCLC Identifier:(UMI)AAI8924935

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