PhD Theses


Bridging Monte Carlo worlds: a new framework for accelerator simulations applied on shielding and machine protection studies

A. Donadón Servelle / M. Seidel; V. Vlachoudis (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2024. 

Studies of crystal collimation for heavy ion operation at the LHC

R. Cai / M. Seidel; R. Bruce (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2024. 

Numerical Study of the Attosecond Free-Electron Laser Pulse Generation in the Soft X-ray Regime at the SwissFEL

L. Zhu / M. Seidel; S. Reiche (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2024. 


Optimization of the Beam Screen for the FCC Injection Kicker Magnets

A. Chmielinska / L. Rivkin; M. J. Barnes (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

Possible Mitigations of Longitudinal Intensity Limitations for HL-LHC Beam in the CERN SPS

J. Repond / L. Rivkin; E. Chapochnikova (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 

A novel approach to Landau damping of transverse collective instabilities in future hadron colliders

M. Schenk / L. Rivkin; K. S. B. Li (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2019. 


Experiment and Machine Protection from Fast Losses caused by Crab Cavities in the High Luminosity LHC

A. Santamaría García / L. Rivkin; H. Burkhardt (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 

High-gradient and high-efficiency linear accelerators for hadron therapy

S. Benedetti / L. Rivkin; A. Grudiev (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 


Beam Transfer Function measurements and transverse beam stability studies for the Large Hadron Collider and its High Luminosity upgrade

C. Tambasco / L. Rivkin; T. Pieloni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 

Higher brightness beams from the SPS for the HL-LHC era

F. M. Velotti / L. Rivkin; C. Bracco (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 


Femtosecond pulse length and arrival time measurement of hard X-Ray FELs

I. Gorgisyan / L. Rivkin; R. Ischebeck (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Space Charge Effects and Advanced Modelling for CERN Low Energy Machines

A. Oeftiger / L. Rivkin; G. Rumolo (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Luminosity control and beam orbit stability with beta star leveling at LHC and HL-LHC

A. A. Gorzawski / L. Rivkin; J. Wenninger (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Monte Carlo simulations of ultra high vacuum and synchrotron radiation for particle accelerators

M. Ady / L. Rivkin; R. Kersevan (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Longitudinal intensity effects in the CERN Large Hadron Collider

J. F. Esteban Müller / L. Rivkin; E. Shaposhnikova (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 

Beam Dynamics Studies in Recirculating Machines

D. Pellegrini / L. Rivkin; A. Latina (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2016. 


High Frequency Effects of Impedances and Coatings in the CLIC Damping Rings

E. Koukovini Platia / L. Rivkin; G. Rumolo (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Analysis of Femtosecond Electron Bunches at the SwissFEL Injector Test Facility

B. Smit / L. Rivkin; R. Ischebeck (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 

Transverse beams stability studies at the Large Hadron Collider

X. Buffat / L. Rivkin; T. Pieloni (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2015. 


Design Optimisation of a High Intensity Beam Facility and Feasibility Experiment of a Solid Fragmented Target

N. Charitonidis / L. Rivkin; I. Efthymiopoulos (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Wakefield Simulations and Measurements for the CLIC RF Accelerating Structure

G. De Michele / L. Rivkin; A. Grudiev (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Monte Carlo Modeling of Crystal Channeling at High Energies

P. J. Schoofs / L. Rivkin; F. Cerutti (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

High gradient proton linacs for medical applications

A. Degiovanni / L. Rivkin; U. Amaldi (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Optics Designs of Final-Focus Systems for Future LHC Upgrades

J. L. Abelleira Fernández / L. Rivkin; F. Zimmermann (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 

Machine Protection and High Energy Density States in Matter for High Energy Hadron Accelerators

J. Blanco Sancho / L. Rivkin; R. Schmidt (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2014. 


Electron cloud studies for the LHC and future proton colliders

C. O. Domínguez Sánchez De La Blanca / L. Rivkin; F. Zimmermann (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Magnetic Model of the CERN Proton Synchrotron

M. Juchno / L. Rivkin; D. Tommasini (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Electromagnetic Simulation of CERN Accelerator Components and Experimental Applications

C. Zannini / L. Rivkin; G. Rumolo (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 

Assessment of the Radiological Risks for a Beta-Beam Facility at CERN

S. Trovati / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2013. 


Heat Transfer between the Superconducting Cables of the LHC Accelerator Magnets and the Superfluid Helium Bath

P. P. Granieri / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

High Intensity Beam Issues in the CERN Proton Synchrotron

S. Aumon / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 

The LHC Transverse Coupled-Bunch Instability

N. Mounet / L. Rivkin; E. Métral (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2012. 


Cyclotron Designs for Ion Beam Therapy with Cyclinacs

A. Garonna / L. Rivkin; U. Amaldi (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 

Study and Experimental Characterization of a Novel Photo Injector for the CLIC Drive Beam

Ö. Mete / L. Rivkin; S. Döbert (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2011. 


Beam-Machine Interaction Studies for the Phase II LHC Collimation System

L. Lari / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Performance Evaluation of a Crystal-Enhanced Collimation System for the LHC

V. Previtali / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

Impedance model of the CERN SPS and aspects of LHC single-bunch stability

B. Salvant / L. Rivkin; E. Métral (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 

An early separation scheme for the LHC luminosity upgrade

G. Sterbini / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2010. 


Commissioning scenarios and tests for the LHC collimation system

C. Bracco / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 

A finite element model of the LHC dipole cold mass with hysteretic, non-linear behavior and single turn description

M. Pojer / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2009. 


A study of beam-beam effects in hadron colliders with a large number of bunches

T. Pieloni / A. Bay; L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008. 

LHC interaction region upgrade

R. De Maria / L. Rivkin (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2008.