Jun.-Prof. Dr. Florian Hug

Short CV


Doctoral thesis, TU Darmstadt
Student poster prize at the 2012 LINAC Conference Tel Aviv (3rd place)
Provisional Head of Accelerator S-DALINAC, TU Darmstadt
Research Associate, Head of Accelerator S-DALINAC, TU Darmstadt
Principal Investigator DFG Collaborative Research Center 634
since 2015
Junior Professor (W1) for Accelerator Physics, construction of MESA, JGU Mainz
since 2016
Principal Investigator DFG Research Training Group 2128 "AccelencE"
since 2017
Leader WP 6.5 (“Beam Quality Control in Linacs and Energy Recovery Linacs”) in
Horizon 2020 EU Project ARIES (“Accelerator Research and Innovation for European Science and Society"
since 2019
Associate PI Cluster of Excellence "PRISMA+"

Main Research Interests

Energy Recovery Linacs (ERLs)

Electron Beam Dynamics and Beam Stability
Cryogenics and Cryostat Design
RF Superconductivity


current Semester (WiSe 2019/2020):

Introduction into Accelerator Physics 
next Semester (SoSe 2020):

Physics for Biologists and Geoscientists
Superconductivity for Accelerators (together with Dr. Michaela Arnold, TU Darmstadt)

open BSc and MSc theses:
Please contact me if You are interested in writing a thesis in accelerator science.
Currently we have open topics in:
  •        Superconducting Cavity tests
  •        electron beam dynamics
  •        RF control systems development

Recent Publications

F. Hug, K. Aulenbacher, R.G. Heine, B. Ledroit and D. Simon
MESA - an ERL Project for Particle Physics Experiments
Proc. of Linac’16, East Lansing, MI, USA (2016) 313.

F. Hug and R. Heine
Injector linac stability requirements for high precision experiments at MESA
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 874 (2017) 012012.

F. Hug
Application of Non-Isochronous Beam Dynamics in ERLs for Improving Energy Spread and Beam Stability
Proc. of IPAC’17, Copenhagen, Denmark (2017) 837.

F. Hug
ARIES Milestone Report MS28 - Parameter Database for Various ERL & Linac Facilities

C.P. Stoll and F. Hug
Beam Breakup Simulations for the Mainz Energy Recovering Superconducting Accelerator MESA
Proc. of the 2019 Int. Part. Acc. Conf., Melbourne, Australia (2019) 1449.

B.C. Kuske, W. Anders, A. Jankowiak, A. Neumann, K. Aulenbacher, F. Hug, T. Stengler and C.P. Stoll
Incorporation of a MESA Linac Modules into BERLinPro
Proc. of the 2019 Int. Part. Acc. Conf., Melbourne, Australia (2019) 1449.

F. Hug, M. Arnold, T. Bahlo, J. Pforr and N. Pietralla
Beam Based Alignment of SRF Cavities in an Electron Injector Linac
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1067 (2018) 032021.
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1067/3/032021

J. Conrad, L. Alff, M. Arnold, S. Flege, R. Grewe, M. Major, N. Pietralla and F. Hug
Soft Chemical Polishing and Surface Analysis of Niobium Samples
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 1067 (2018) 082009.
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1067/8/082009

A. Khan, O. Boine-Frankenheim, F. Hug and C. Stoll
Beam matching with space charge in energy recovery linacs
Nuclear Instr. And Meth. A 948 (2019) 162822.


Jun.-Prof. Dr. Florian Hug

Institut für Kernphysik 
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Johann-Joachim-Becher Weg 45
D-55128 Mainz

Office: 01-218 "Ersatzneubau"
Tel.: + 49 (0) 6131 39-27333


MESA Accelerator
Institut für Kernphysik
Helmholtz Institut Mainz
RTG 2128 "AccelencE"
PRISMA+ cluster of excellence