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David Douglas

Staff Scientist


  • Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators
    Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
    12000 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606
  • 757-269-7512 (phone)
    757-269-5024 (fax)

  • B.S. Eastern Nazarene College, 1976
  • M.S., Ph. D. University of Maryland, 1982

  • Staff Scientist, Lawerence Berkeley Laboratory, 1982-1985
  • Staff Scientist, Jefferson Lab, 1985-until the next arguement

Prizes and Awards:
  • A prophet hath no honor in his own country

Research Highlights:
  • Lie Algebraic methods for beam dynamics
  • Superconducting linac systems
  • FEL driver accelerators

Selected Recent Publications
  • "Sustained Kilowatt Lasing in a Free-Electron Laser with Same-Cell Energy Recovery",
    Neil, G.R., C.L. Bohn, S.V. Benson, G. Biallas, D. Douglas, H.F. Dylla, R. Evans, J. Fugitt, A. Grippo, J. Gubeli, R. Hill, K. Jordan, R. Li, L. Merminga, P. Piot, J. Preble, M. Shinn, T. Siggins, and B. Yunn,
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 84, 5238, 24 January 2000.

  • "The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility: CEBAF at the Jefferson Laboratory"
    Ch.W. Leemann, D.R. Douglas, and G.A. Krafft,
    to appear in Ann. Rev. Nuc. Part. Sci..
(and complete list of papers)

Seminars and Conference Presentations
  • "Lattice Design for a High Power Infrared FEL",
    Proceedings of the 1997 I.E.E.E. Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 1997.

  • "The Jefferson Lab 1 kW IR FEL",
    Proceedings of LINAC2000, Monterey, CA, August 2000.

Professional Activities
  • conscript member-in-protest of the American Physical Society
  • not a member of the Shriners, Free-Masons, Water Buffalo, or Odd Fellows
  • proudly and eternally a Scots Papist


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