Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators
CASA Staff
Rui Li 
Contact:

Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
12050 Jefferson Avenue, Ste. 704
Newport News, VA 23606
7572697096 (phone)
7572695024 (fax)
lir@jlab.org
Education:
 M.S./Ph.D., Physics, University of Maryland, 1990
 B.S., Physics, Peking University, 1984
Career:
 Staff Scientist, Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators, Jefferson Lab, 1990  Present
 Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, Virginia Tech, 2013  Present
Prizes and Awards:
 Outstanding Referee Award for the Journals of American Physical Society, 2010
Research Highlights:
 Collective effects of high intensity charged beams in accelerators
 Effects of coherent synchrotron radiation and space charge on the dyamics of highbrightness beams
 Impedance and its effect on bunch dynamics due to the interaction of beams with the vacuum chamber of nonuniform geometry or resistive wall effects
 Beambeam effects in a linacring or a ringring collider
 Fundamental electrodynamics in collective interaction of particles on a curved orbit
 Analysis of MaxwellVlasov equations for the study of collective instabilities in beam physics
 Selfconsistent simulation of collective particle interaction based on first principles, including CSR and beambeam simulations.
 Measurements of phase space evolution of high brightness beams on accelerator facilities
Selected Recent Publications:
 "Curvatureinduced bunch selfinteraction for an energychirped bunch in magnetic bends”
R. Li
Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams, 11, 024401 (2008).
 “Sensitivity of the CSR selfinteraction to the local longitudinal charge concentration of an electron bunch”
R. Li
Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 475, p. 498 (2001).
 “Sustained Kilowatt Lasing in a FreeElectron Laser with SameCell Energy Recovery”
G.R. Neil, 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, R. Walker, and B. Yunn
Physical Review Letters, 84, 662 (2000).
 “Emittance growth and energy loss due to coherent synchrotron radiation in a bunch compressor urvatureinduced bunch”
H.H. Braun, R. Corsini, L. Groening, F. Zhou, A. Kabel, T. O.Raubenheimer, R. Li, T. Limberg
Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 3, 124402 (2000).
Seminars and Conference Presentations:
 "Updates on the 2D CSR Effects", R. Li, 6th Microbunching Instability Workshop, Trieste (2014)
 "Effects of Potential Energy Spread on Particle Dynamics in Magnetic Bending Systems", R. Li, Proc. 36th Int'l. Free Electron Laser Conference, Basal (2014)
 "The Early Studies of BeamBeam Effects in a LinacRing Collider", EIC14, Newport News (2014)
 "Overview of Theory and Simulation of Microbunching Instability", 5th Microbunching Instability Workshop, Pohang (2013)
 "Radial Eigenmodes for a Toroidal Waveguide with Rectangular Cross Section", R. Li, Proc. 2012 Int'l. Particle Accelerator Conference, New Orleans (2012)
 "Twodimensional Effects on the CSR Interaction Forces for an Energy Chirped Bunch", the CSR Workshop, Canadian Light Source (2010)
 "New ParticleInCell Code for Numerical Simulation of Coherent Synchrotron Radiation", B. Terzic and R. Li, Proc. 2010 Int'l. Particle Accelerator Conference, Kyoto (2010)
 "Discussions on the cancellation effect on a circular orbit", R. Li, Ya.S. Derbenev, Proc. 2005 Particle Accelerator Conference, Knoxville (2005)
 Cancellation Effects in CSR Induced Bunch Transverse Dynamics in Bends", R. Li, Proc. 2002 European Particle Accelerator Conference, Paris (2002)
Complete list of Publications
Professional Activities:
 Institutional PI for the Community Petascale Project for Accelerator Science and Simulation (COMPASS), a multilab SciDac project of DOE (2007  2012)
 Member of the Doctoral Thesis Award Committee for the Division of Physics of Beams in the American Physical Society (2007  2009)
 Member of the Scientific Program Committee for several International workshops
 Mentor for young staff scientists, PhD students, undergraduate and high school students