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Dr Robert Apsimon

International Lecturer in High Frequency Electronics (BJTU)

Engineering Building



Tel: +44 1524 595176


Robert finished his MPhys. at Balliol College, University of Oxford, in 2007 and stayed on to study a D.Phil. in feedback electronics before moving to CERN to undertake a postgraduate research fellowship in 2012. He then started at Lancaster University's Engineering department in 2014 as a PDRA before becoming an international lecturer in 2018, teaching at the LU/BJTU joint campus in Weihai, China.


Robert's research interests are:

  • High power RF electronics
  • Radiotherapy
  • Nonlinear & off-axis beam dynamics
  • Feedback electronics and filter design
  • Interactions between charged particle beams and RF electromagnetic fields
  • Broadband RF acceleration
  • Published

    Experimental Observation of Proton Bunch Modulation in a Plasma at Varying Plasma Densities

    Adli, E., Ahuja, A., Apsimon, O., Apsimon, R., Bachmann, A-M., Barrientos, D., Barros, M. M., Batkiewicz, J., Batsch, F., Bauche, J., Berglyd Olsen, V. K., Bernardini, M., Biskup, B., Boccardi, A., Bogey, T., Bohl, T., Bracco, C., Braunmüller, F., Burger, S., Burt, G. & 92 othersBustamante, S., Buttenschön, B., Caldwell, A., Cascella, M., Chappell, J., Chevallay, E., Chung, M., Cooke, D., Damerau, H., Deacon, L., Deubner, L. H., Dexter, A., Doebert, S., Farmer, J., Fedosseev, V. N., Fior, G., Fiorito, R., Fonseca, R. A., Friebel, F., Garolfi, L., Gessner, S., Gorgisyan, I., Gorn, A. A., Granados, E., Grulke, O., Gschwendtner, E., Guerrero, A., Hansen, J., Helm, A., Henderson, J. R., Hessler, C., Hofle, W., Hüther, M., Ibison, M., Jensen, L., Jolly, S., Keeble, F., Kim, S-Y., Kraus, F., Lefevre, T., Legodec, G., Li, Y., Liu, S., Lopes, N., Lotov, K. V., Maricalva Brun, L., Martyanov, M., Mazzoni, S., Medina Godoy, D., Minakov, V. A., Mitchell, J., Molendijk, J. C., Mompo, R., Moody, J. T., Moreira, M., Muggli, P., Mutin, C., Öz, E., Ozturk, E., Pasquino, C., Pardons, A., Peña Asmus, F., Pepitone, K., Perera, A., Petrenko, A., Pitman, S., Plyushchev, G., Pukhov, A., Rey, S., Rieger, K., Ruhl, H., Schmidt, J. S., Shalimova, I. A., Shaposhnikova, E., Sherwood, P., Silva, L. O., Soby, L., Sosedkin, A. P., Speroni, R., Spitsyn, R. I., Tuev, P. V., Turner, M., Velotti, F., Verra, L., Verzilov, V. A., Vieira, J., Vincke, H., Welsch, C. P., Williamson, B., Wing, M., Woolley, B. & Xia, G., 8/02/2019, In : Physical review letters. 122, 5, 6 p., 054802.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    Experimental Observation of Plasma Wakefield Growth Driven by the Seeded Self-Modulation of a Proton Bunch

    AWAKE Collaboration, 8/02/2019, In : Physical review letters. 122, 5, 7 p., 054801.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  • Published

    The electron accelerators for the AWAKE experiment at CERN—Baseline and Future Developments

    Pepitone, K., Doebert, S., Apsimon, R. J., Bauche, J., Bernardini, M., Bracco, C., Burt, G., Chauchet, A., Chevallay, E., Chritin, N., Curt, S., Damerau, H., Kelisani, M. D., Delory, C., Fedosseev, V., Friebel, F., Galleazzi, F., Gorgisyan, I., Gschwendtner, E., Hansen, J. & 15 othersJensen, L., Keeble, F., Maricalva, L., Mazzoni, S., McMonagle, G., Mete, O., Pardons, A., Pasquino, C., Verzilov, V., Schmidt, J. S., Soby, L., Williamson, B., Yamakawa, E., Pitman, S. & Mitchell, J., 12/11/2018, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 909, p. 102-106 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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