Prize Recipient

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Glen Lambertson
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


"For fundamental contributions to accelerator science and technology particularly in the area of beam electrodynamics including the development of beam instrumentation for the feedback systems that are essential for the operation of high luminosity electron and hadron colliders."


M.S. (Eng. Physics), University of Colorado, 1948. M.A. (Physics), University of California, Berkeley, 1951. Employed, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1951 to 1991 as Senior Scientist II and Group Leader; consultant, Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory, 1995 to 1998. Visiting scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1995; visiting scientist, CERN, Geneva, 1993. Award, U.S. Particle Accelerator School 1991 Prize for Achievement in Accelerator Physics and Technology. Patents: Magnetic extractors for high energy particles; Magnet with narrow iron septum; Focusing magnet with narrow septum; Printed-circuit steering coils. Develop resonant beam extraction for the Bevatron. First observation of space-charge coupled oscillations between electrons and protons. System design and fabrication of equipment for the stochastic cooling of antiprotons for proton-antiproton collisions in the TEV I ring at Fermilab. Provide a Shottky detector for TEV I beam. Leader for the analysis and the hardware design for the feedback control of space-charge instabilities in the Advanced Light Source. Provide beam electrodes and lead the system design for control of beam instabilities in the PEP II electron-proton collider. Lecturer in the US and the CERN Particle Accelerator Schools. Member, Committee to Review the Design of the NSNS, 1997. Member, AAAS and Fellow in the American Physical Society.

Selection Committee:

Don Hartill (Chair), William Barletta (12/05), Katsunobu Oide ('04 winner)(12/05), David Burke (V. Chair)(12/06), David McGinnis (12/06)