AccApp’20 Topics


  1. Accelerator Facilities
    1. Progress at currently operating facilities and facilities under construction
    2. Future, upgrades, and reset possibilities
    3. Shutdown plans and decommissioning plans
    4. Management and strategy for accelerator facilities
    5. Accelerator Driven Systems
  2. Accelerator Design and Technology
    1. New concepts and prototyping for accelerator design (including low energy)
    2. Needs for codes and model development
    3. New trends in instrumentation
    4. Radiation protection and shielding
    5. Availability and reliability analyses
  3. High-power Accelerator Components and Targets
    1. Windows, beam monitoring systems, and beam dumps
    2. Targets
  4. Nuclear Data
    1. Nuclear reaction models and applications
    2. Charged particle, fission and fusion cross-sections and applications
    3. Photonuclear cross-sections and application
    4. High energy particle modelling, experiments, and applications
  5. Accelerators for Material Science
    1. New structural materials for fission and fusion reactors
    2. Effects of heavy ions on materials
    3. Effects on materials for microelectronics with fast particles
    4. Low energy nuclear methods for space, aviation, and other applications
  6. Accelerators for Security and Forensics
    1. Border security
    2. Replacing high activity sources with accelerator-based irradiators
    3. Nuclear techniques for forensics
  7. Accelerators for Environmental Studies
    1. Environmental monitoring
    2. Climate change and natural disasters
  8. Medical Applications of Accelerators
    1. Production of medical radioisotopes
    2. Hadron therapy
    3. BNCT
    4. Radiobiology
  9. Industrial Applications of Accelerators
    1. Electron and x-ray irradiation
    2. Industrial applications of ion beams
  10. Accelerators for Cultural Heritage
    1. Authentication, dating, and characterization
    2. Conservation


Contacting topic organizers:

Topic Topic Organizer Organization (Country) Email
Accelerator Facilities Andrew Hutton Jefferson Lab (USA)


Sotirios Charisopoulos IAEA


Frances Marshall IAEA


Accelerator Design and Technology Peter Ostroumov MSU (USA)


Natko Skukan IAEA


High-Power Accelerator Components and Targets John Galambos ORNL (USA)


Eric Pitcher LANL (USA)


Nuclear Data Jean-Christophe Sublet IAEA


Adriaan Buijs McMaster University (Canada)


Accelerators for Material Science Yanwen Zhang ORNL


Ian Swainson IAEA


Accelerators for Security and Forensics Lance Garrison DOE (USA)


Richard Lanza MIT (USA)


Accelerators for Environmental Studies Franco Lucarelli University of Florence/INFN (Italy)


Bum Soo Han IAEA


Accelerators for Cultural Heritage Loic Bertrand SOLEIL (France)


Samuel Webb SLAC (USA)


Medical Applications of Accelerators Carol Johnson Fermilab (USA)


Oliver Kester TRIUMF (Canada)


Industrial Applications of Accelerators Jerry Peterson University of Colorado Boulder (USA)


Robert Hamm R&M Tech Enterprise (USA)


Charles A. Cooper Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (USA)





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    Abstract submission deadline:
    January 6, 2020

    Preliminary program available:
    March 6, 2020

    Full papers deadline:
    April 2, 2020

    Conference starts:
    April 5, 2020