Thermal and structural stability of medium energy target carrier assembly for NOvA at Fermilab

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The NOvA project will upgrade the existing Neutrino at Main Injector (NuMI) project beamline at Fermilab to accommodate beam power of 700 kW. The Medium Energy (ME) graphite target assembly is provided through an accord with the State Research Center of Russia Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP) at Protvino, Russia. The effects of proton beam energy deposition within beamline components are considered as thermal stability of the target carrier assembly and alignment budget are critical operational issues. Results of finite element thermal and structural analysis involving the target carrier assembly is provided with detail regarding the target's beryllium windows.

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McGee, M.W.; Ader, C.; Anderson, K.; Hylen, J.; Martens, M. & /Fermilab May 1, 2010.

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The NOvA project will upgrade the existing Neutrino at Main Injector (NuMI) project beamline at Fermilab to accommodate beam power of 700 kW. The Medium Energy (ME) graphite target assembly is provided through an accord with the State Research Center of Russia Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP) at Protvino, Russia. The effects of proton beam energy deposition within beamline components are considered as thermal stability of the target carrier assembly and alignment budget are critical operational issues. Results of finite element thermal and structural analysis involving the target carrier assembly is provided with detail regarding the target's beryllium windows.

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  • Journal Name: Conf.Proc.C100523:thpec042,2010; Conference: Presented at 1st International Particle Accelerator Conference: IPAC'10, Kyoto, Japan, 23-28 May 2010

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-10-129-AD
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 985953
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McGee, M.W.; Ader, C.; Anderson, K.; Hylen, J.; Martens, M. & /Fermilab. Thermal and structural stability of medium energy target carrier assembly for NOvA at Fermilab, article, May 1, 2010; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1013445/: accessed November 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.