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Geoffrey A. Krafft
CASA Director

Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
12050 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 704
Newport News, VA 23606
757-269-7557 (phone)
757-269-5024 (fax)

  • B.A., Physics and Mathematics, Rutgers University, 1978.
  • M.A., Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1980.
  • Ph.D, Physics, University of California, Berkeley, 1986.

  • Staff Scientist/Senior Staff Scientist, Jefferson Lab, 1986 - Present.
  • Interim Director, Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators Jefferson Lab, 2001, 2008.
  • Professor of Physics, Old Dominion University, 2006 - Present.
  • Directer, Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators, Jefferson Lab, 2009 - Present.

Prizes and Awards:
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2001.

Recent Highlights:
  • Theoretical Studies of Cllective Effects in Accelerators.
  • Electron Beam Diagnostics Devices.
  • Applications of Recirculating and Energy Recovering Accelerators.
  • Novel Sourcws of Electromagnetic Radiations.

Selected Recent Publications:

Selected Conference Presentations:
  • Accelerator Physics of Recirculating Electron Accelerators
    G.A. Krafft, L. Merminga, and I. Bazarov
    Invited presentation, Workshop on Energy Recovery Linac Sources of Synchrotron Radiation (Madison, WI, 2001)

  • An Energy Recovery Linac On-Ring Collider
    L. Merminga, G.A. Krafft and V. Lebedev
    Proceedings of International High Energy Accelerator Conference, (2001)

  • Measuring and Controlling Energy Spread in CEBAF
    G.A. Krafft, J.C. Denard, R.W. Dickson, R. Kazimi, V.A. Lebedev and M. Tiefenback
    Proceedings of 2000 International Linear Accelerator Conference, (2000) p. 721.

  • Diagnostics for Ultrashort Bunches
    G.A. Krafft
    Proceeedings of 1997 Beam Instrumentation Workshop, (1997) p. 48.

Complete list of publications

Professional Activities:
  • Fellow, American Physical Society, 2003.
  • Member of PAC Program Committees, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2009.
  • Instructor, United States Particle Accelerator School, Jan. 2003, Jan. 2005, Jan. 2008.