Berkeley Lab

2019 Publications

Accelerator Modeling Program

L. Chopineau, A. Leblanc (CEA Saclay); G. Blaclard (CEA Saclay and LBNL); A. Denoeud (CEA Saclay); M. Thévenet, J-L. Vay (LBNL); G. Bonnaud, Ph. Martin, H. Vincenti, and F. Quéré (CEA Saclay), “Identification of Coupling Mechanisms between Ultraintense Laser Light and Dense Plasmas,” Physical Review X 9, 011050 (21 March 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevX.9.011050


M.J. Easton (Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Peking University); H.P. Li (LBNL); Z. Wang, Y.R. Lu (Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Peking University); and J. Qiang (LBNL), “Simulations of particle interactions in a high-current RFQ,” Journal of Instrumentation 14, T02003 (5 February 2019), https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-0221/14/02/T02003/meta

Z. Liu (LBNL and IHEP Beijing) and J. Qiang (LBNL), “Implementation of a particle accelerator beam dynamics code on multi-node GPUs,” Journal of Software Engineering and Applications 12, 9 (September 2019), pp. 321-338, http://doi.org/10.4236/jsea.2019.129020


Haithem Kallala (CEA Saclay), Jean-Luc Vay (LBNL), Henri Vincenti (CEA Saclay), “A generalized massively parallel ultra-high order FFT-based Maxwell solver,” Computer Physics Communications 244 (November 2019), pp. 25-34, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2019.07.009

Chad C. Mitchell, “Weak Convergence to Equilibrium of Statistical Ensembles in Integrable Hamiltonian Systems,” Journal of Mathematical Physics 60, 052702 (19 May 2019), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5043419

C. Mitchell, R. Ryne, and K. Hwang, “Spectral Galerkin Solver for Intense Beam Equilibria in Nonlinear Constant Focusing Channels,” Physical Review E 100, 053308 (13 November 2019); https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.100.053308


E. Hemsing, G. Marcus, W.M. Fawley, R.W. Schoenlein, R. Coffee, G. Dakovski, J. Hastings, Z. Huang, D. Ratner, T. Raubenheimer (SLAC); G. Penn (LBNL), “Soft x-ray seeding studies for the SLAC Linac Coherent Light Source II”, Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 110701 (4 November 2019); https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.110701

Ji Qiang, “Emittance growth due to random force error,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 948, 162844 (21 December 2019); https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2019.162844

Ji Qiang, “Fast 3D Poisson solvers in elliptical conducting pipe for space-charge simulation,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 104601 (23 October 2019); https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.104601

Ji Qiang, “Fast longitudinal beam dynamics optimization in x-ray free electron laser linear accelerators,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 094401 (27 September 2019); https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.094401

J. Qiang, “Long-term simulation of space-charge effects,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 918 (21 February 2019), pp. 1-8, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2018.11.114

Invited talks without opportunity for publication
   C. Mitchell, “A Study of Beam Equilibria in Strongly Nonlinear Focusing Channels with Applications to IOTA,” FAST/IOTA Collaboration Meeting and Workshop on High Intensity Beams in Rings, Batavia, IL, June 2019.
   C. Mitchell, “Exploring Space Charge and Integrability in the IOTA Ring,” Workshop on Physics and Applications of High Brightness Beams (HBB 2019), Rethimno, Crete, Greece, April 2019.
   C. Mitchell, “Global Geometry of Integrable Dynamics in IOTA with Applications to Dynamic Aperture,” FAST/IOTA Collaboration Meeting and Workshop on High Intensity Beams in Rings, Batavia, IL, June 2019.
   Maxence Thévenet, “Emittance growth due to misalignment in multi-stage laser plasma accelerators”, ALEGRO workshop, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, March 26-29, 2019.
   Ji Qiang, “Beam-beam simulations with crab cavities,” 2019 EIC User Group Meeting, 22-26 July, 2019, Paris, France.
   Ji Qiang, “Modeling and applications of high intensity/high brightness beams,” Accelerator Seminar, GSI, Darmstadt, Germany, 18 July 2019.
   J.-L. Vay, “High Performance Modeling of Laser-Plasma Accelerator Physics”, Laser-Plasma Accelerator Workshop 2019 (LPAW19), Split, Croatia, May 5-10, 2019.
   J.-L. Vay, “High-performance computer modeling of conventional and advanced-concept particle accelerators”, Seminar, University of Chicago, April 29, 2019.
   J.-L. Vay, “High-performance computer modeling of conventional and advanced-concept particle accelerators”, Seminar, FNAL, April 30, 2019.
   Jean-Luc Vay, “Modeling and Simulation” Lectures, CERN Particle Accelerator School on High Gradient Wakefield Acceleration, Sesimbra, Portugal, March 11-22, 2019.
   J.-L. Vay, “Novel Numerical Methods for Particle-in-Cell Modeling of Plasmas”, Workshop on “Connecting Micro and Macro Scales: Acceleration, Reconnection, and Dissipation in Astrophysical Plasmas, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UC Santa Barbara, Sept. 9-12, 2019.

In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 North American Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-6 September, Lansing, Michigan (prepress version made available by courtesy of Volker R.W. Schaa pending publication on JACoW.org)
   D.A. Bizzozero, J. Qiang (LBNL); L. Ge, Z. Li, C.-K. Ng, L. Xiao (SLAC), “Simulation Analysis of the LCLS-II Injector using ACE3P and IMPACT,” WEPLS05.
   Y. Luo (BNL) et al., inc. J. Qiang, LBNL, “Weak-Strong Beam-Beam Simulation for eRHIC,” TUPLO06.
   Y. Luo (BNL) et al., inc. J. Qiang, LBNL, “Calculation of Action Diffusion with Crabbed Collision in eRHIC,” TUPLO07.
   A. Seryi (JLab) et al., incl. J. Qiang, G.L. Sabbi (LBNL), “The US Electron Ion Collider Accelerator Designs,” MOOHC2.
In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 International Particle Accelerator Conference, 19-24 May, Melbourne, Australia, available through JACoW.org
   J.P. Edelen, N.M. Cook, C.C. Hall, Y. Hu (RadiaSoft LLC), J.-L. Vay (LBNL) “Advanced modeling and optimization of thermionic energy converters,” THPMP047
   Yue Hao, Yun Luo, Vadim Ptitsyn, Ji Qiang, “Scaling Properties of the Synchro-Beta Resonance in Crab Crossing Scheme of Future Electron Ion Collider,” MOPRB082.
   Yue Hao, Vadim Ptitsyn, Ji Qiang, “Electron Beam’s Closed Orbit in the Crab Crossing Scheme of Future Electron-Ion Colliders,” MOPRB081.
   K. Hwang, C. Mitchell, and R. Ryne, “Chaos Indicators for Studying Dynamic Aperture in the IOTA Ring with Protons,” WEPTS078.
   B. Li and J. Qiang, “Microbunching Instability Mitigation via Multi-Stage Cancellation,” WEPTS089.
   B. Li and J. Qiang, “Suppression of Microbunching Instability Through Dispersive Lattice,” WEPTS090.
   Yun Luo et al., “Combined Strong-Strong and Weak-Strong Beam-Beam Simulations for Crabbed Collision in eRHIC,” MOPRB091.
   Yun Luo et al., “Simulation Challenges for eRHIC Beam-Beam Study,” MOPRB090.
   C. Mitchell et al., “Beam Dynamics Studies of an APEX2-Based Photoinjector,” TUPTS080.
   C. Mitchell and Ji Qiang, “Analysis of Particle Noise in a Gridless Spectral Poisson Solver for Symplectic Multiparticle Tracking,” WEPTS079.
   Chad Eugene Mitchell, Ji Qiang, “Analysis of Particle Noise in a Gridless Spectral Poisson Solver for Symplectic Multiparticle Tracking,” WEPTS079.
   Ji Qiang, Lucas Nathan Brouwer, Soren Prestemon, “A Phase Shifter for Multi-Pass Recirculating Proton LINAC,” MOPRB103.
   Ji Qiang et al., “Integration of Cavity Design and Beam Dynamics Simulation Using the Parallel IMPACT and the ACE3P Codes,” WEPTS088.
   Ji Qiang et al., ”Emittance Preservation for LCLS-II-HE Project,” WEPTS093.

ALS Accelerator Physics Program

S. Liu, S.C. Leemann, A. Hexemer, M.A. Marcus, C.N. Melton, H. Nishimura, and C. Sun, “Demonstration of machine learning-based model-independent stabilization of source properties in synchrotron light sources,” Physical Review Letters 123, 194801 (6 Nov. 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.194801

The paper was also highlighted in the Nov. 6 edition of APS Physics: https://physics.aps.org/synopsis-for/10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.194801

In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 North American Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-6 September, Lansing, Michigan (prepress version made available by courtesy of Volker R.W. Schaa pending publication on JACoW.org)
    S.C. Leemann et al., “First Attempts at Applying Machine Learning to ALS Storage Ring Stabilization”, MOPLM04.
    D. Wang, S. De Santis, D. Li, T.H. Luo, M. Venturini (LBNL; K.L.F. Bane (SLAC), “The Broad-Band Impedance Budget of the Accumulator Ring in the ALS-U Project,” MOZBA6.
In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 International Particle Accelerator Conference, 19-24 May, Melbourne, Australia, available through JACoW.org
   T. Hellert et al., “Commissioning Simulation Study for the Accumulator Ring of the Advanced Light Source Upgrade,” TUPGW022.
   S.C. Leemann et al., “First Attempts at Applying Machine Learning to ALS Storage Ring Stabilization,” TUPGW094.
   S.C. Leemann et al., “Progress on a Novel 7BA Lattice for a 196-m Circumference Diffraction-Limited Soft X-Ray Storage Ring,” TUPGW095.
   F. Sannibale et al., “Compensation of Insertion Device Induced Emittance Variations in Ultralow Emittance Storage Rings by a Dispersion Bump in a Wiggler,” TUPGW093.
   C. Steier et al., “Design Progress of ALS-U, the Soft X-ray Diffraction Limited Upgrade of the Advanced Light Source,” TUPGW097.
   C. Sun et al., “Design of Booster-to-Accumulator Transfer Line for Advanced Light Source Upgrade,”, WEPGW111.

Invited talks without opportunity for publication
S.C. Leemann, “Design of a multipole kicker injection scheme for MAX IV,” 2nd RULe Topical Workshop on Injection and Injection Systems, PSI, Villigen, Switzerland, April 1-3, 2019.

Berkeley Accelerator Controls and Instrumentation (BACI) Program

International MICE Collaboration, “First particle-by-particle measurement of emittance in the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment,” The European Physical Journal C 79.257 (2019), https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-6674-y

T. Luo (LBNL); H.Feng (LBNL and Tsinghua University); D. Filippetto, M. Johnson, A. Lambert, D.L ia, C. Mitchell, F. Sannibale, J. Staples, S. Virostek, R. Wells (LBNL), “RF design of APEX2 two-cell continuous-wave normal conducting photoelectron gun cavity based on multi-objective genetic algorithm,” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 940 (28 May 2019) pp. 12-18, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2019.05.079


Zhilong Pan (Tsinghua University and LBNL); John Byrd (Argonne National Laboratory); Hao Hao (Duke University); Wenhui Huang (Tsinghua University); Derun Li, Changchun Sun (LBNL); Y.K. Wu (Duke University); Chuanxiang Tang (Tsinghua University), “Design and dynamic studies for a compact storage ring to generate gamma-ray light source based on Compton backscattering technique,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 040702 (18 April 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.040702

F. Sannibale, D. Filippetto, H. Qian, C. Mitchell (LBNL); F. Zhou, T. Vecchione, R.K. Li, S. Gierman, J. Schmerge (SLAC), “High-brightness beam tests of the Very High Frequency Gun at the Advanced Photo-injector Experiment test facility at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,” Review of Scientific Instruments 90, 033304 (14 March 2019), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5088521

In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 International Particle Accelerator Conference, 19-24 May, Melbourne, Australia, available through JACoW.org
   Derun Li et al., “Recent Progress on the Design of Normal Conducting APEX-II VHF CW Electron Gun,” TUPRB097.
   Yun Luo et al., “Combined Strong-Strong and Weak-Strong Beam-Beam Simulations for Crabbed Collision in eRHIC,” MOPRB091.
   Yun Luo et al., “Simulation Challenges for eRHIC Beam-Beam Study,” MOPRB090.

Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center

S. Diederichs, T.J. Mehrling, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, A. Knetsch, E. Esarey, J. Osterhoff, “Positron transport and acceleration in beam-driven plasma wakefield accelerators using a plasma column,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 081301 (29 August 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.081301

B.Z. Djordjevic, C. Benedetti, C.B. Schroeder, E. Esarey, W.P. Leemans, “Control of transverse wakefields via phase-matched laser modes in parabolic plasma channels,” Phys. Plasmas 26, 013107 (2019), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5064740

A.J. Gonsalves, K. Nakamura, J. Daniels, C. Benedetti (LBNL); C. Pieronek (LBNL and UC-Berkeley), T.C.H. de Raadt, S. Steinke, J.H. Bin, S. S. Bulanov, J. van Tilborg, C.G.R. Geddes (LBNL); C.B. Schroeder (LBNL and UC-Berkeley); Cs. Tóth, E. Esarey (LBNL); K. Swanson, L. Fan-Chiang (LBNL and UC-Berkeley); G. Bagdasarov (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics and MEPhI, Moscow, Russia); N. Bobrova (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, Russia, and Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic); V. Gasilov (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics and MEPhI, Moscow, Russia); G. Korn (Institute of Physics ASCR, v.v.i. FZU ELI-Beamlines, Prague, Czech Republic); P. Sasorov (Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Moscow, Russia, and Institute of Physics ASCR, v.v.i. FZU ELI-Beamlines, Prague, Czech Republic); and W.P. Leemans (LBNL and UC-Berkeley), “Petawatt Laser Guiding and Electron Beam Acceleration to 8 GeV in a Laser-Heated Capillary Discharge Waveguide,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 084801 (25 February 2019, https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.084801


J. Magnusson (Chalmers University of Technology); A. Gonoskov (University of Gothenburg, Institute of Applied Physics RAS, and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod); M. Marklund (University of Gothenburg); T. Zh. Esirkepov, J.K. Koga, K. Kondo, M. Kando (Kansai Photon Science Institute, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology); S.V. Bulanov (Kansai Photon Science Institute, Institute of Physics ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project, and Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS); G. Korn (Institute of Physics ASCR, v.v.i. (FZU), ELI-Beamlines Project); and S.S. Bulanov (LBNL), “Laser-Particle Collider for Multi-GeV Photon Production,” Physical Review Letters 122, 254801 (27 June 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.254801

Maxence Thévenet (LBNL); Daniel E. Mittelberger (now LLNL); Kei Nakamura, Rémi Lehe, Carl B. Schroeder, Jean-Luc Vay, Eric Esarey (LBNL); and Wim P. Leemans (now DESY), “Pulse front tilt steering in laser plasma accelerators,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 071301 (15 July 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.071301

Maxence Thévenet, Rémi Lehe, Carl B. Schroeder, Carlo Benedetti, Jean-Luc Vay, Eric Esarey (LBNL); Wim P. Leemans (now DESY), “Emittance growth due to misalignment in multistage laser-plasma accelerators,” Physical Review Accelerators and Beams 22, 051302 (28 May 2019), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.22.051302

Fusion Science & Ion Beam Technology Program

J.H. Bin, Q. Ji , P.A. Seidl, D. Raftrey, S. Steinke , A. Persaud , K. Nakamura , A. Gonsalves, W.P. Leemans , and T. Schenkel, “Absolute calibration of GafChromic film for very high flux laser driven ion beams”, Review of Scientific Instruments 90, 053301 (3 May 2019), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5086822

C.P. Berlinguette (Univ. of British Columbia); Y.-M. Chiang (MIT); J.N. Munday (Univ. of Maryland); T. Schenkel (LBNL); D.K. Fork, R. Koningstein, M.D. Trevithick (Google LLC), “Revisiting the cold case of cold fusion,” Nature 570, 45 (27 May 2019), https://doi.org/doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1256-6

J. Park, S.S. Bulanov, J. Bin, Q. Ji, S. Steinke, J.-L. Vay, C.G.R. Geddes, C.B. Schroeder, W.P. Leemans, T. Schenkel, and E. Esarey, “Ion acceleration in laser generated megatesla magnetic vortex,”, Physics of Plasmas 26, 103108 (22 October 2019); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5094045

T. Schenkel, “Quantum information and fusion energy,” presentation at IAEA General Meeting Side Event “Building Quantum Technology with Ion Beam Accelerators,” Geneva, CH, 18 September 2019.

T. Schenkel, “Qubits, Beams and Fusion,” tutorial, 2019 North American Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-6 September, Lansing, Michigan, slides available in prepress version courtesy of Volker R.W. Schaa pending publication on JACoW.org, contribution THXBB1.

T. Schenkel, A. Persaud, H. Wang, P.A. Seidl, R. MacFadyen, C. Nelson, W. L. Waldron, J.-L. Vay, G. Deblonde (LBNL); B. Wen, Y.-M. Chiang (MIT); B.P. MacLeod (University of British Columbia); Q. Ji (LBNL), “Investigation of light ion fusion reactions with plasma discharges”, Journal of Applied Physics 126, 203302 (25 Nov. 2019); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5109445

Peter A. Seidl, Arun Persaud (LBNL); Diego Di Domenico (School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, Switzerland); Johan Andreasson (Airity Technologies Inc); Qing Ji (LBNL); Wei Liang (Airity Technologies Inc.); Di Ni (Cornell University); Daniel Oberson (School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg, Switzerland); Luke Raymond (Airity Technologies Inc); Gregory Scharfstein (LBNL); Alan M.M. Todd (AMMTodd Consulting); Amit Lal (Cornell University); Thomas Schenkel (LBNL), “Multi-beam RF accelerators for ion implantation”, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Ion Implantation Technology (Wurzburg, Germany, 16-21 Sept. 2018), IEEE Xplore (22 August 2019), https://doi.org/10.1109/IIT.2018.8807975

K.B. Vinayakumar, S. Ardanuc (Cornell Univ.); Q. Ji , A. Persaud , P. Seidl, T. Schenkel (LBNL); A. Lal (Cornell Univ.), “Demonstration of waferscale voltage amplifier and electrostatic quadrupole focusing array for compact linear accelerators,” Journal of Applied Physics 125, 194901 (20 May 2019),https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5091979

Superconducting Magnet Program, US Magnet Development Program, and Berkeley Center for Magnet Technology

Lucas Brouwer, Diego Arbelaez (LBNL); Bernhard Auchmann, Lorenzo Bortot (CERN); and Edvard Stubberud (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), “User defined elements in ANSYS for 2D multiphysics modeling of superconducting magnets,” Superconductor Science and Technology (accepted manuscript, online 1 July 2019), https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6668/ab2e63

Lucas Brouwer (LBNL); Anthony Huggins (University of Dusseldorf); Weishi Wan (LBNL and ShanghaiTech University), “An achromatic gantry for proton therapy with fixed-field superconducting magnets,” International Journal of Modern Physics A (11 December 2019), https://doi.org/10.1142/S0217751X19420235

Tengming Shen (LBNL); Ernesto Bosque (National High Magnetic Field Laboratory); Daniel Davis (LBNL and NHMFL); Jianyi Jiang (NHMFL); Marvis White (nGimat LLC); Kai Zhang, Hugh Higley, Marcos Turqueti (LBNL); Yibing Huang, Hanping Miao (Bruker OST LLC); Ulf Trociewitz, Eric Hellstrom (NHMFL); Jeffrey Parrell (Bruker OST LLC); Andrew Hunt (nGimat LLC); Stephen Gourlay, Soren Prestemon (LBNL); David Larbalestier (NHMFL), “Stable, predictable and training-free operation of superconducting Bi-2212 Rutherford cable racetrack coils at the wire current density of 1000 A/mm2,” Nature Scientific Reports 9, 10170 (15 July 2019), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-46629-3

Mauricio Ayllon Unzueta, Will Mixter, Zachary Croft, John Joseph, Bernhard Ludewigt, and Arun Persaud, “Position sensitive alpha detector for an associated particle imaging system,” in refereed Proceedings of CAARI 2018, the 25th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry (Grapevine, Texas, 12-17 August 2018), AIP Conf. Proc. 2160, 050005 (2019); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5127697

Mauricio Ayllon Unzueta, Eoin Brodie (LBNL); Craig Brown (Adelphi Technology, Inc.); Cristina Castanha (LBNL); Charles Gary (Adelphi Technology, Inc.); Caitlin Hicks Pries (Dartmouth College); William Larsen, Bernhard Ludewigt, Andrew Rosenstrom, Arun Persaud (LBNL), “An associated particle imaging system for soil-carbon measurements,” in Proceedings of SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications (San Diego, California, US, 11-15 August 2019), SPIE Proceedings 1114, 1111401 (2019), https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2552538

In unrefereed Proceedings of the 2019 North American Particle Accelerator Conference, 1-6 September, Lansing, Michigan (prepress version made available by courtesy of Volker R.W. Schaa pending publication on JACoW.org)
    B.R. Gamage (JLab) et al., incl. G.L. Sabbi (LBNL), “Multipole Effects on Dynamic Aperture in JLEIC Ion Collider Ring,” TUPLO15.
   A. Seryi (JLab) et al., incl. J. Qiang, G.L. Sabbi (LBNL), “The US Electron Ion Collider Accelerator Designs,” MOOHC2.