Accelerator technology program. Progress report, July-December 1980

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The activities of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Accelerator Technology Division are discussed. This report covers the last six months of calendar 1980 and is organized around the Division's major projects. These projects reflect a wide variety of applications and sponsors. The major technological innovations promoted by the Pion Generator for Medical Irradiation (PIGMI) program have been developed; accelerator technologies relevant to the design of a medically practical PIGMI have been identified. A new group in AT Division deals with microwave and magnet studies; we describe the status of some of their projects. We discuss the prototype gyrocon, which has been ... continued below

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Knapp, E.A. & Jameson, R.A. (comp.) January 1, 1982.

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The activities of Los Alamos National Laboratory's Accelerator Technology Division are discussed. This report covers the last six months of calendar 1980 and is organized around the Division's major projects. These projects reflect a wide variety of applications and sponsors. The major technological innovations promoted by the Pion Generator for Medical Irradiation (PIGMI) program have been developed; accelerator technologies relevant to the design of a medically practical PIGMI have been identified. A new group in AT Division deals with microwave and magnet studies; we describe the status of some of their projects. We discuss the prototype gyrocon, which has been completed, and the development of the radio-frequency quadrupole linear accelerator, which continues to stimulate interest for many possible applications. One section of this report briefly describes the results of a design study for an electron beam ion source that is ideally suited as an injector for a heavy ion linac; another section reports on a turbine engine test facility that will expose operating turbine engines to simulated maneuver forces. In other sections we discuss various activities: the Fusion Materials Irradiation Test program, the free-electron laser program, the racetrack microtron project, the Proton Storage ring, and H/sup -/ ion sources and injectors.

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NTIS, PC A07/MF A01.

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  • Other: DE82008958
  • Report No.: LA-9131-PR
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/5185088 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5185088
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1058757

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Knapp, E.A. & Jameson, R.A. (comp.). Accelerator technology program. Progress report, July-December 1980, report, January 1, 1982; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1058757/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.