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The following courses are available in the current Spring Term through MSU's VUBeam online graduate program 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 courses available are
PHY861 Introduction to Beam Physics
PHY961 Nonlinear Beam Dynamics
PHY962 I Particle Accelerators I
PHY962 II 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 an introduction and general 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 all over the world.
PHY964 can cover a variety of research and reading topics for more advanced students.
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.