MSU Spring Semester online graduate courses in Beam Physics

The courses can be taken individually or as part of the remote degree programs leading to Master's or Ph.D. degrees.

The following courses are available:

PHY861  Introduction to Beam Physics
PHY961  Nonlinear Beam Dynamics
PHY962a Particle Accelerators I
PHY962b Particle Accelerators II
PHY963  Participation in USPAS (for degree students)
PHY964  Reading Course in Beam Physics - topics by mutual agreement
PHY899  Master's Research (for degree students with approval)
PHY999  Ph.D. Dissertation Research (for degree students with approval)

PHY861 provides a general introduction and overview of Beam Physics.
PHY961 addresses in depth many aspects related to the nonlinear dynamics in particle accelerators.

The two-part PHY962 provides a showcase of various accelerator types from allover the world via lectures originating directly at the respective sites.

All courses consist of live and downloadable internet lectures, online lecture notes, as well as web-based homework problems, many of which are interactive and provide immediate feedback.

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