Accelerator Science Seminar Series

The seminars are usually held on Thursday afternoons during term time in one of several locations including the Dennis Sciama Lecture Theatre, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford and Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington.

Since Michaelmas term 2022 the JAI have helped to organise the UK Accelerator Institutes Seminar Series, the details of which can be found on the seminar series Indico page.


Upcoming Seminars


The schedule for the Spring 2023 seminars can be found at the Indico page.

Previous seminars

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Seminar slides and videos for 2022 can be found on the joint UK accelerator institutes seminar series indico page.

Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Prof. Tomoki Nakamura (Tohoku University) Synchrotron Light Illuminates the Origin of the Solar System 1st December 2022      
Dr Calin Alexandru Ur (ELI-NP / IFIN-HH) Towards Nuclear Physics Driven by Extreme Light at ELI-NP 24th November 2022      
Dr Tor Raubenheimer (SLAC) The LCLS-II and the CW X-ray Free Electron Laser: Advancing Operational SRF Technology 17th November 2022      
Dr Rebecca Seviour (University of Huddersfield) Trip the light fantastic: Using Artificial Materials to Mediate Novel Wave-Particle Interactions 10th November 2022      
Dr Hector Garcia Morales (Co-founder and Co-CEO of PickleTech) Machine Learning Project Development in Particle Accelerators: A Business Perspective 3rd November 2022      
Dr Maurizio Vretenar (CERN) Societal impact of CERN Accelerator Technologies: From Cancer Therapy to Artwork Analysis 27th October 2022      
Dr Frank Stephan (DESY Zeuthen) 20 Years of Photo Electrons at the Photo Injector Test facility at DESY in Zeuthen (PITZ): High Brightness Electron Sources and their Applications 13th October 2022      
Dr. Rende Steerenberg (CERN) The CERN PS Accelerator and Beams 16th June 2022 - -  
Prof. Karen Kirkby (University of Manchester) Lessons learnt in building a research capability for proton therapy; informing the design of a future Ion Therapy Research facility 9th June 2022 - -  
Prof. Sami Tantawi (SLAC) Millimetre-wave Structures for Electron Diffraction 2nd June 2022 - -  
Dr. Daniel Schulte (CERN) The Muon Collider 26th May 2022 - -  
Dr. Andrea Latina (CERN) CompactLight 19th May 2022 - -  
Prof. Roger Barlow (University of Huddersfield) IsodAR 12th May 2022 - -  
Dr. Christoph Steier & Dr. Daniela Leitner (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) ALS Upgrade Goals and Project Status 5th May 2022 - -  
Dr. Dan Faircloth (ISIS/RAL) Ion Sources 28th April 2022 - -  
Dr. Sergei Nagaitsev (Fermilab & University of Chicago) Accelerator Physics at Fermilab's IOTA ring Thursday 10th March 2022 - - Video
Dr. Quinn Marksteinar (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Space-Borne Accelerators Thursday 3rd March 2022 - - Video
Dr. Ralph Assmann (DESY & INFN) EuPRAXIA Thursday 24th February 2022 - - Video
Dr. Emillio Nanni (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory & Stanford University) THz for Electron Diffraction Thursday 17th February 2022 - - Video
Prof. Karen Kirkby (University of Manchester) Developments in Medical Applications of Accelerators Thursday 10th February 2022 - - Video
Dr. Eshraq al Dmour (MAX-IV Laboratory & Lund University) Design and Operation of the MAX-IV Vacuum System based on NEG Coating Thursday 3rd February 2022 - - Video
Dr. Fulvia Pilat (Oak Ridge National Laboratory & ORNL) Present Performance and Future Opportunities at the ORNL Spallation Neutron Source Thursday 27th January 2022 - - Video
Prof. Mark James Boland (Canadian Light Source & University of Saskatchewan) The Brightest Light in Canada Thursday 20th January 2022 - - Video

Seminar slides and videos for 2021 can be found on the JAI seminar series indico page and the joint UK accelerator institutes seminar series indico page.

Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Dr. Thibaut Lefevre Beam Instrumentation and Diagnostics Thursday 2nd December 2021 - - Video
Dr. Winni Decking European XFEL Thursday 25th November 2021 - - Video
Dr. Walter Venturini (CERN) SC-RF Thursday 18th November 2021 - - Video
Dr. Peter Spiller FAIR Thursday 11th November 2021 - - Video
Dr. Maurizio Vretenar (CERN) NIMMS Thursday 4th November 2021 - - Video
Prof. Lia Merminga (Fermilab) The PIP-II Project at Fermilab Thursday 28th October 2021 - - Video
Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay Quantum Beams Thursday 21st October 2021 - - Video
Dr. Walter Wuensch (CERN) The CHUV-CERN Collaboration on a High-Energy Electron FLASH Therapy Facility Thursday 14th October 2021 - - Video
Dr. Jason Crnkovic (FNAL) The g-2 Experiment Thursday 17th June 2021 - - Video
Dr. Sandra Biedron (University of New Mexico) Thoughts for Dynamic Systems Thursday 10th June 2021 - - Video
Dr. Edda Gschwendtner (CERN) AWAKE: Accelerating Electrons to GeVs in a Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Experiment Thursday 3rd June 2021 - - Video
Prof. Andrei Seyri (Jefferson Lab). The Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) - Accelerator Design Overview Thursday 27th May 2021 - - Video
Dr. Massimo Giovannozzi (CERN). The Future Circular Collider Hadron-Hadron Collider (FCC-hh) Thursday 20th May 2021 - - Video
Prof. Ken Long (JAI) The Laser-hybrid Accelerator for Radiobiological Applications (LhARA) Thursday 13th May 2021 - - Video
Dr. Ian Martin (STFC-RAL). The Diamond-II Upgrade Project Thursday 6th May 2021 - - Video
Dr. Mats Lindroos (ESS). Building the European Spallation Source Accelerator Thursday 29th April 2021 - - Video
JAI Graduate Students. Design Project on the eSPS Facility at CERN Thursday 11th March 2021 - - -
Dr. John Thomason (STFC-RAL). Upgrade of the ISIS Facility - "ISIS 2" Thursday 4th March 2021 Slides - -
Dr. Alexander Gerbershagen (CERN). Physics vs Cancer: What are the Hot Topics in Particle Therapy Accelerator Development? Thursday 25th February 2021 - - -
Dr. Makoto Tobiyama (KEK). The SuperKEKB Accelerator Thursday 18th February 2021 - - -
Prof. Lucio Rossi (University of Milano and INFN Milano). Superconducting Magnets: An Enabling Technology for Physics Research and Society Thursday 11th February 2021 Slides - Video
Prof. Shinichiro Michizono (KEK). The International Linear Collider Thursday 4th February 2021 Slides - Video
Dr. Frank Zimmermann (CERN). The FCC-ee Higgs and Electroweak Factory Thursday 28th January Slides - Video
Prof. Steinar Stapnes (CERN). The eSPS Facility at CERN Thursday 21st January 2021 Slides - Video

Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
JAI Graduate Students Student Design Project: A Rapid Cycling Synchrotron for a Muon Collider Thursday 12th March 2020      
Dr. Alexander Gerbershagen (CERN) Physics Beyond Colliders at CERN: New discoveries beyond new supercolliders? Thursday 5th March 2020      
Dr. Hector Garcia-Morales (JAI Oxford) Machine Learning Techniques for Particle Accelerators Thursday 20th February 2020      
Dr. Daniel Schulte (CERN) The design of a future Muon Collider Thursday January 30th 2020      

Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay Advanced Research in IOTA: Beyond PIP-II; Nonlinear Dynamics; Optical Stochastic Cooling and Quantum Science Thursday 18th April 2019
Dr. Brian W.J. McNeil (University of Strathclyde Glasgow) Pushing the X-ray Free Electron Laser to its limits Thursday 6th March 2019
Dr. Alexander Gerbershagen (CERN) CERN Test Beamlines Thursday 21st Feb 2019
Dr. Laurence Court (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center) Physics approaches to improving access to cancer care in low- and middle-income countries Thursday 17th January 2019
Dr Stephen Brooks (Brookhaven National Laboratory) Permanent Magnet Accelerator Arcs with Linear Fields Tuesday 15th January 2019
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Prof Sultan B. Dabagov (XLab Frascati) Advanced Channeling Technologies: Strong External Electromagnetic Fields to Guide Charged & Neutral Beams Thursday 15th November 2018
Prof Manjit Dosanjh (CERN) From Accelerator and Particle Physics to Cancer Treatment Tuesday 17 May 2018  
Dr. Lecz Zsolt (ELI-ALPS Hungary) Short wavelength radiation from intense laser-plasma interactions 19th of April 4.15pm Slides  
Dr. Christoph Montag (Brookhaven National Lab Shirley NY USA) eRHIC Design Status Tuesday 8 May 2018 4:15 pm Slides  
Dr. Kiersten Ruisard (University of Maryland Washington D.C. USA) Design of nonlinear quasi-integrable optics for resonance suppression at the University of Maryland Electron Ring Thursday 22nd February 2018 4:00 pm Slides  
Dr. Sergey Belomestnykh (Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois USA) Radio frequency superconductivity for particle accelerators:Recent trends in physics and technology Monday 12 February 2018 4:15 pm Slides  
Dr. Andrew M. Hutton (Jefferson Lab Newport News Virginia USA) JLEIC –An Electron-Ion Collider Proposal at Jefferson Laboratory Thursday 18th January 2018 4:15 pm Slides
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Dr. Steve Peggs ( CBETA Project Director BNL USA) The Cornell-BNL ERL Test Accelerator: Status and Opportunities Wednesday 18th October 2017 slides    
Dr. Joshua McNeur (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) Dielectric laser accelerators: towards a photonic accelerator on a chip Wednesday 6th December 2017      
Valery Dolgashev (SLAC) Cryogenic Normal Conducting RF Accelerators - Experiments That Enable High Brightness RF Guns Monday 19th June 2017 slides video Vimeo
Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay (Fermilab/NIU) Progress Towards Ultra-cold Quantum Degenerate Electron and Photon Sources Wednesday 24th May 2017   video Vimeo
Nick Walker (DESY) From Linear Collider to European XFEL, and back again Monday 13th March 2017 slides video Vimeo
John Osborne (CERN) Civil engineering aspects and challenges for CERN’s Future Accelerators (100km Future Circular Collider / Linear Colliders and High Luminosity LHC) Wednesday 1st March 2017 slides video Vimeo
Gil Travish (Adaptix Ltd.) Medical Imaging with Ionizing Radiation: Current Challenges and Future Opportunities Wednesday 22nd February 2017 slides    
Edda Gschwendtner (CERN) AWAKE, the Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Experiment at CERN Thursday 26th January 2017 slides video Vimeo
Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Dr. Giuliano Franchetti (GSI) Space Charge Effects in Nonlinear Circular Accelerators Friday 16th December 2016   video Vimeo
Mike Lamont (CERN) The challenges of LHC commissioning past and future Thursday 3rd November 2016 slides   Vimeo
Dmitry Shwartz (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics) VEPP-2000 e+e- collider at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics Friday 28th October 2016 slides    
Prof Vasyl Maslov (Kharkov Ukraine) Wakefield Excitation in Plasma by Short Train of Laser Pulses in Nonlinear Bubble/Blowout Regime Thursday 13th October 2016 slides   Vimeo
Konstantin Lekomtsev (JAI RHUL) Generation of THz radiation at KEK LUCX facility Thursday 7th July 2016 slides    
Emilia Cruz Alaniz (JAI Oxford) Designing the interaction regions of the upgrades of the LHC Thursday 7th July 2016 slides    
Prof. Swapan Chattopadhyay (Fermilab/NIU) Accelerator Science Program at the FAST/IOTA Complex at Fermilab Thursday 2nd June 2016 slides   Vimeo
Prof. Gennady Shvets (The University of Texas at Austin) Synergistic Direct/Wakefield Acceleration of Plasma Electrons In the Plasma Bubble Regime Using Tailored Laser Pulses Wednesday 25th May 2016 slides   Vimeo
Nikolay Mezentsev (BINP) Superconducting wigglers and undulators Monday 23rd May 2016 slides   Vimeo
Andrew Lancaster (JAI Oxford) How far how fast and what shape? Thursday 19th May 2016 slides    
Neven Blaskovic Kraljevic (JAI Oxford) Nanometre-level stabilisation on nanosecond timescales Thursday 19th May 2016 slides    
Zsolt Lécz (ELI-ALPS) Interaction of plasmas with intense laser pulses carrying orbital angular momentum Thursday 14th April 2016 slides    
Prof. William Barletta (USPAS/ MIT) Accelerator Research in the U.S. for High Energy Physics: A biased perspective Wednesday 6th April 2016 slides   Vimeo
Prof. Vladimir Kekelidze (Joint Institute for Nuclear Research) International project NICA at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research Thursday 17th March 2016 ppsx pdf    
Daniel Schulte (CERN) FCC-hh Thursday 10th March 2016 slides   Vimeo
Prof. Malte Kaluza (Jena) Visualising the Dynamics of a Plasma-Based Electron Accelerator Thursday 18th February 2016 slides    
John Fox (SLAC) Wideband intra-bunch feedback systems Friday 12th February 2016 slides   Vimeo
Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
  JAIfest 2015 Thursday 10th December 2015      
Prof. Alessandro Olivo (University College London) Multi-modal phase-based x-ray imaging: detecting the undetectable Thursday 29th October 2015 slides   Vimeo
Dr. Stephen Webb (RadiaSoft LLC) Nonlinear Integrable Optics as a Route to High Intensity Accelerators Monday 7th September 2015 slides   Vimeo
Androula Alekou (JAI Oxford) Protons electrons and muons Thursday 4th June 2015 slides    
Jimmy Holloway (JAI Oxford) Driving Plasma Wakefields - experiments and simulations with particle and laser beams Thursday 4th June 2015 slides    
Suzie Sheehy (JAI Oxford/STFC) The IBEX Paul Trap: Studying accelerator physics without the accelerator Thursday 21st May 2015 slides    
Ryan Bodenstein (JAI Oxford) Accelerator Physics Around ¾ of the World: A Summary of Experiences & Planned Work at FONT Thursday 21st May 2015 slides    
Nicholas Matlis (LBNL) Micromanaging laser-plasma interactions for fast accelerator science Friday 6th March 2015      
Rebecca Seviour (Huddersfield University) Photonics Particle Accelerators and beyond the Standard Model Thursday 12th February 2015 slides  
Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Chan Joshi (UCLA) Electron and Positron Acceleration in a Plasma Wakefield Accelerator Tuesday 16th December 2014 slides    
Richard Walker (Diamond) The Origins of Particle Accelerators and their Early Development in the UK Thursday 4th December     on request
Professor Andrei Seryi (JAI) Science and the Art of Inventiveness Friday 24th October 2014     podcast
  Octoberfest at JAI Friday 3rd October 2014 agenda    
Pantaleo Raimondi (ESRF) ESRF Operation Status Report & Phase I and II Accelerator Upgrade Programme Tuesday 9th September 2014 slides    
Jean-Luc Vay (LBNL) Efficient Particle-In-Cell modeling of laser-driven plasma accelerators Thursday 12th June 2014 slides video Vimeo
Terence Garvey (PSI) The Swiss Free Electron Laser Linac Thursday 8th May 2014 slides video Vimeo
Julia Grebenyuk (DESY) Plasma wakefield acceleration: towards high-quality stable beams at FLASHForward at DESY Tuesday 18th February 2014 slides   on request
Prof Il Soon Hwang (Seoul National University) Prospects for Accelerator Driven Nuclear Reactors and Nuclear Waste Transformation Tuesday 21st January 2014 slides   Vimeo
Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
  Octoberfest at JAI Thursday 24th October 2013      
Prof. Subal Kar (University of Calcutta) Progress with Metamaterial Research Tuesday 15th October 2013 slides   Vimeo
Alexey Burov (FNAL) Nested Head-Tail Vlasov Solver: a New Powerful Program for Transverse Beam Stability Analysis Thursday 10th October 2013 slides    
Prof Bernhard Hidding (University of Strathclyde) Towards hybrid plasma-based multi-color FELs Thursday 26th September 2013 slides video Vimeo
Vladimir Vogel (DESY) 20 Kelvin cold High gradient RF gun Monday 23rd September 2013 slides video Vimeo
Prof. Chan Joshi (UCLA) Latest Results on PWFA and LWFA from UCLA Monday 9th September 2013      
Alexander Gerbershagen (University of Oxford/CERN) CLIC Drive Beam Phase Stabilisation Friday 26th July 2013 slides video Vimeo
Carol Johnstone (Particle Accelerator Corporation and Michigan State University) Advances in Particle-beam therapy accelerators and imaging technologies Wednesday 10th July 2013      
Massimo Giovannozzi (CERN) Manipulation of transverse beam distribution in circular accelerators: beam splitting by particles trapping into resonance islands Thursday 4th July 2013 pdf pps video Vimeo
James Holloway (University College London) Micro-Bunching Conventional Particle Beams to Drive Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Thursday 30th May 2013 slides video Vimeo
Dr Steven Jamison (STFC Daresbury Laboratory) Ultrafast lasers and Terahertz Radiation for Accelerator Diagnostics and Beam Manipulation Thursday 23rd May 2013 slides video Vimeo
Prof Jonathan Marangos (Imperial College London) Ultrafast science with X-ray FELs Thursday 16th May 2013 slides video Vimeo
John Allen (Elekta Limited) Technology Challenges of Commercial Medical Electron Accelerators Thursday 2nd May 2013 slides video Vimeo
Jose Abelleira Fernandez (EPFL/CERN) Crab-waist collisions. From lepton to hadron colliders. Thursday 21st March 2013 slides video Vimeo
Dr Patric Muggli (Max Plank Institute for Physics) Plasma Wakefield Acceleration and the AWAKE Project at CERN Thursday 21st February 2013 slides video Vimeo
Dr David Findlay (STFC) Accelerators for neutrons Thursday 14th February 2013 slides video Vimeo
Presenter Title Date Slides Video (download) Video (stream)
Dr Deepa Angal-Kalinin (ASTeC STFC Daresbury Laboratory) Electron Beam Test Facility (EBTF) and proposed FEL test facility Compact Linear Accelerator for Research and Applications (CLARA) at Daresbury Laboratory Thursday 22nd November 2012 slides video Vimeo
Dr Frank Zimmermann (CERN) Circular Higgs Factories: LEP3 TLEP and SAPPHIRE Thursday 1st November 2012 slides video Vimeo
  Octoberfest at JAI Tuesday 2nd October 2012      
Dr Massimo Ferrario (INFN-LNF) Advanced Accelerator Activities at SPARC_LAB Thursday 21st June 2012 slides video Vimeo
Dr. Peter Kuske (Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin) Longitudinal Dynamics of Single Bunches and Longitudinal Bunch Gymnastics Thursday 3rd May 2012   video Vimeo
Prof V. Balakin New techniques and technology for cancer treatment with a proton beam Wednesday 21st March 2012      
Dr Steve Peggs (European Spallation Source) The Conceptual Design of the ESS Tuesday 20th March 2012 slides video Vimeo
Dr Steinar Stapnes(CERN) Next step at the energy frontier: A future compact multi-TeV electron-positron collider (CLIC)? Thursday 1st March 2012   video Vimeo
Dr Vadim Dudnikov (Muons Inc Batavia IL USA) Development of Negative Ion Sources Friday 17th February 2012   video Vimeo
Prof Bob Bingham (CLF RAL) The Role of Plasmas in Particle Acceleration Thursday 16th February   video Vimeo
Prof Allen Caldwell (MPI Munich) Proton-driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Thursday 9th February 2012 slides video Vimeo
Dr Alessandro Variola (LAL Orsay) The ThomX project: a Compton light source Thursday 2nd February 2012   video Vimeo
Dr Steffen Doebert (CERN) High average current photo injector (PHIN) for the CLIC Test Facility at CERN Thursday 19th January 2012 slides video Vimeo
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Prof Georg Hoffstaetter (Cornell University) Review of energy recovery Linacs Thursday 8th December 2011 slides video Vimeo
Dr Dan Faircloth (ISIS - RAL) Ion Sources for High Power Accelerators Thursday 17th November 2011   video Vimeo
Dr Marc Wenskat (Desy Hamburg) High gradient superconducting cavitites - a worthy challenge Thursday 19th October 2011 slides video Vimeo
Dr Yuri Kubyshin (Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya) Design and construction of a compact 12 MeV race-track microtron at the Technical University of Catalonia Thursday 26th May 2011   video Vimeo
Prof Jim Clarke (ASTeC) The ALICE electron test accelerator - challenges achievements and future plans Thursday 17th March 2011 slides video Vimeo
Dr Marco Silari (CERN) Medical Applications of Particle Accelerators Thursday 10th March 2011 slides video Vimeo
Prof Jerry Hastings (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory) LCLS: The world's firs X-ray Free Electron Laser Thursday 3rd March 2011   video Vimeo
Dr Gordon Robb (University of Strathclyde) Quantum and Classical FELs Thursday 24th February 2011 slides video Vimeo
Dr Ryutaro Nagaoka (Synchrotron-SOLEIL) An overview of collective effects in 3rd generation light sources and studies of beam instabilities at SOLEIL Thursday 3rd February 2011 slides video Vimeo
Dr Mark Wiggins (Strathclyde University) The ALPHA-X laser wakefield accelerator: towards a compact light source Thursday 6th January 2011 slides   Vimeo
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Dr Rakesh Roshan & Dr Gurinder Punn (Isis Innovation Ltd) Activity of the Isis Innovation Ltd Monday 13th December 2010 slides video Vimeo
Dr Vitaly Yakimenko (BNL) Experimental Program at Brookhaven Accelerator Test Facility Thursday 2nd December 2010   video Vimeo
Dr Oliver Heid (Siemens) Accelerators - an industry perspective Thursday 18th November 2010 slides video Vimeo
Dr Stephen Molloy (RHUL) European Spallation Source(ESS): EM Fields & SC Cavities in Particle Accelerators Wednesday 3rd November 2010      
Dr Susan Smith (ASTeC) ALICE: Accelerators and Lasers In Combined Experiments Wednesday 20th October 2010      
Junji Urakawa (KEK) Quantum Beam Technology Program supported by MEXT (JAPAN) Wednesday 22 September slides video Vimeo
John Ellis (CERN) Gauguin's Questions in Physics Tuesday 21st September slides video Vimeo
Carsten Hast (SLAC) User Facilities for HEP and Photon Science at SLAC: FACET, NLCTA, ASTA, and ESTB Thursday 9th September slides video Vimeo
Eros Pedroni (PSI) Past and future strategies of PSI for advancing proton pencil beam scanning Thursday 29th July 2010      
Alan Phelps (Strathclyde) Research progress at Strathclyde relevant to Accelerators Thursday 17th June 2010 slides video Vimeo
Roland Garoby (CERN) Plans for a Superconducting Proton Linac at CERN Thursday 10th June 2010 part1 part2 video Vimeo
Jon Clare (University of Nottingham) Developments in resonant power converters for RF tube modulators Thursday 6th May 2010 slides video Vimeo
Ray Veness (CERN) Technological Challenges for the LHC Vacuum System Thursday 15th April 2010 slides video Vimeo
Brigitte Cros (LPGP, CNRS-UP11, Orsay) Laser plasma accelerators: state-of-the-art and perspectives Thursday 11th March 2010 slides video  
Marcus French (STFC) The STFC Detector Systems Gateway Centre Thursday 11th February 2010 slides video  
John Thomason (ISIS STFC) A Journey Through ISIS Thursday 14th January 2010 pdf ppt video
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Tsumoru Shintake (Spring 8) Construction status of the X-ray Free Electron Laser project in Japan Monday 7th December 2009 slides video  
Chan Joshi (UCLA) Injection and Acceleration of Electrons in the Self-Guided LWFA Thursday 29th October 2009 slides video  
Louis Rinolfi (CERN) The CLIC study for a future e+/e- linear collider Thursday 22th October 2009 pdf ppt video  
Jom Luiten (Eindhoven University of Technology) Generation of intense THZ pulses using ultrashort, high-brightness electron bunches Thursday 8th October 2009 slides video  
Matthias Fuchs (MPQ Munich and Ludwig Maximilians University) Towards table-top free-electron lasers (FELs) using laser-accelerated electron beams Thursday 30th July 2009 pdf ppt video  
Marica Biagini (INFN, Frascati) The SuperB accelerator project: a new e+e- collider Thursday 9th July 2009 slides video  
Hugues Monard (LAL) A new accelerator for LAL Thursday 18th June 2009 slides video  
Marcello Giorgi (INFN, Pisa) The Super Flavour Factory SuperB Monday 9th June 2009 slides video  
Simon Jolly (Imperial College) Bigger, Better, Faster, More: High Power Proton Accelerator Development at the Front End Test Stand Thursday 21st May 2009 slides video  
Emmanuel Tsesmelis (CERN) The Status of the LHC and Future Projects at CERN Friday 13th March 2009 pdf ppt video  
Steve Peggs (BNL) Hadron Therapy Technologies Thursday 15th January 2009 slides video
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Gero Kube (DESY) Review of Synchrotron Radiation based Diagnostics for Transverse Profile Measurements Thursday 4th December 2008 slides video  
Carlo Benedetti (INFN, Bologna) Simulation of the laser plasma interaction with the PIC code ALaDyn Thursday 20th November 2008 slides video  
Susan Smith (ASTeC) ALICE: Accelerators and Lasers in Combined Experiments Thursday 6th November 2008 slides video  
Lucie Linssen (CERN) Towards a CLIC detector, opportunities for R&D Thursday 23rd October 2008 slides video  
Ken Peach (JAI) A new accelerator for advanced research and cancer therapy Wednesday 22nd October 2008      
Yoshita Kuno (Osaka) Search for Lepton-Flavour-Violating Muon to Electron Conversion at J-PARC and Development of Highly Intense Muon Sources Thursday 9th October 2008 slides video  
Yacine Kadi (CERN) Proliferation safe nuclear power - Does that exist? Thursday 19th June 2008 slides video  
Stephen Milton (Elettra, Trieste) The FERMI@Elettra project (FEL) Thursday 12th June 2008 pdf ppt video  
Rob Appleby (Manchester) Post Collision and Interaction Regions for Future Linear Electron- Positron Colliders Tuesday 3rd June 2008      
Joel Goldstein (Bristol) Linear Collider Flavour Identification Wednesday 28th May 2008      
Dr Jean-Pierre Delahaye (CERN) Synergies and Collaboration between CLIC and ILC on e+/e- Linear Collider studies Thursday 22nd May 2008 pdf pptm video  
Tim Gershon (Warwick) SuperB -- A High Luminosity Asymmetric e+e- Super Flavour Factory Wednesday 14th May 2008      
Emmanuel Tsesmelis (CERN) Commissioning the LHC Accelerator and its Physics Programme Thursday 6th March 2008 slides video  
Yannis Papaphilippou (CERN) Optics solutions for the PS2 ring Thursday 7th February 2008 slides video  
Victor Malka (LOA/X/ENSTA/CNRS) Status and principle of laser plasma accelerators Thursday 10th January 2008 slides video
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Hans Weise (DESY) The European XFEL Project Thursday 29th November 2007 slides video  
Christian Grah (DESY) The Very Forward Region of the ILC Detectors Thursday 15th November 2007 pdf ppt video  
Daniel Schulte (CERN) An Introduction into Beam-beam Effects in Linear Colliders Thursday 8th November 2007 ps pdf video  
Ted Wilson (CERN & JAI) A Century of Accelerators and Beyond Thursday 1st November 2007 slides video  
Professor Herman Winick (SLAC) From Röntgen to X-ray Free-electron Lasers, The Evolution of X-ray Sources and Science over 100 Years Thursday 16th August 2007 slides video  
Dr Andrea Latina (CERN) Use of the Tracking Code PLACET for ILC Beam Dynamics Simulations Wednesday 11th July 2007 slides video  
Dr Marialuisa Aliotta (University of Edinburgh) Stars, accelerators and underground labs Thursday 14th June 2007 slides video  
Paul Schuurmans (MYRRHA) From MYRRHA to XT-ADS Thursday 3rd May 2007 ppt pdf video  
Dr Marco Borghesi (School of Mathematics and Physics The Queen's University of Belfast) Laser-driven, high-energy ion sources: state-of-the-art and perspectives for applications Thursday 22nd March 2007 slides video  
Elizabeth Surrey (Culham) An overview of the International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF) Thursday 15th March 2007   video  
Dean Adams (RAL) The ISIS Accelerator Facility Thursday 1st March 2007 slides video  
Oliver Bruning (CERN) LHC Challenges and Upgrade Options Thursday 22nd February 2007 slides video
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Dr Richard P. Walker (Diamond Light Source) The Diamond Light Source Wednesday 13th December 2006 slides video  
Dr Andy Wolski (Cockroft Institute) ILC Damping Rings Design and Accelerator Physics Issues Wednesday 29th November 2006 slides video  
Sergei Nagaitsev (FNAL) Electron cooling of high-energy antiprotons at Fermilab Monday 13th November 2006 slides video  
Simon Hooker (Oxford) Laser-Driven Plasma Accelerators Wednesday 18th October 2006 slides video  
Philip Bryant (CERN) Gantries for Hadron Therapy Thursday 11th May 2006 ppt mpg video  
Martin Suter (Institute for Particle Physics ETH Zurich Switzerland) Accelerator mass spectrometry - scientific and technical challenges Wednesday 5th April 2006 slides video
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Dr Swapan Chattopadhyay (Jefferson Lab) Accelerators of the Twenty First Century: Einstein's Legacy Thursday 1st December 2005 ppt pdf mpg1  mpg2 video  
Dr Robert Edgecock (RAL) An Introduction to Fixed Field Alternating Gradient Accelerators (FFAG) Thursday 17th November 2005 ppt pdf video  
Dr Lee Roberts (Boston University) Beam Dynamics in the Muon (g-2) Storage Ring Monday 14th November 2005 ppt pdf video  
Junji Urakawa (KEK) Research and Development Status and Programs for ILC at KEK-ATF Thursday 27th October 2005 slides    
Dr Robert Palmer (Brookhaven National Lab) New Ideas on Ionization Cooling Wednesday 11th May 2005 slides video  
Dr Zulfikar Najmudin (Imperial College London) Monoenergetic electron beams from laser-plasma accelerators Thursday 5th May 2005   video  
Dr Nicholas Walker (DESY) A general introduction to ILC machine issues Thursday 3rd February 2005 pdf ppt video
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Swapan Chattopadhyay (Jefferson Lab) From Quark Confinement to Protein Dynamics via Nano-beams and Attosecond Pulses (Inaugural Lecture for JAI) Monday 25th October 2004 slides video