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Researcher: Joseph Bisognano

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Areas of Expertise
  • Astronautics and dynamics
  • Vibration and controls
  • Shock physics
  • Fusion science and technology
  • Magnetic fusion experiments
  • Plasma theory and computation
  • Inertial fusion
  • Fusion technology
  • Inertial electrostatic fusion
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Nuclea systems engineering
  • Fission reactor safety
  • Radioisotope power sources
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Free electron lasers
  • Physics of particle beams
  • Accelerator physics
  • Theoretical analysis and simulation of collective phenomena in particle beams
Web Site Joseph Bisognano's Department of Engineering Physics Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,309,915 - Mass spectrometer using an accelerating traveling wave, issued November 2012.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20100252728 - Mass spectrometer using an accelerating traveling wave, published October 2010.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Nearly copropagating sheared laser pulse fel undulator for soft x-rays. Lawler JE, Bisognano J, Bosch RA, Chiang T, Green MA, et al. Journal of Physics D Applied Physics. 2013 Aug;46(32):325501. doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/46/32/325501.

  • Aladdin: Transforming science at SRC. Bisognano J, Bissen M, Green M, Jacobs K, Moore C, et al. Nuclear instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2011 Sep;649(1):6-8. doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2010.11.065.

  • Beam breakup in one-turn and two-turn energy recovery linacs. Bosch RA, Medley MD, Bisognano J. Nuclear instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2010 Aug;620(2):105-111. doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2010.03.116.

  • Influence of an imperfect energy profile on a seeded free electron laser performance. Jia B, Wu YK, Bisognano JJ, Chao AW, Wu J. Phys Rev ST Accel Beams. 2010 June 16;13(6). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.13.060701.
Recent Artistic Works
Collaboration
  • MIT FEL Group
  • Duke University, Physics
  • SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-332-4465
Current University UW–Madison
Department Engineering Physics
Title Emeritus Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 Engineering Research Building
Address Line 2 1500 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree A.B., Harvard University, Physics, 1969
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, Physics, 1975
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Space and Time Variant Electric Field Enhancement Improves Accuracy of Mass Spectroscopy for Large Compounds