A zero-length bellows for the PEP-II High-Energy Ring

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Due to the beamline space constrictions and the modular design of the vacuum system, a conventional bellows can not be used everywhere in the PEP-II High-Energy Ring (HER) arcs. A zero-length ``Flex Flange`` was developed which actually performs better than a more standard bellows. The Flex Flange fits the space available while still preserving the modularity of the system. Furthermore, the design provides for an accurate match-up between adjoining octagonal copper chambers despite the large fabrication and assembly tolerances and high operational loads. Beam chamber continuity is ensured by an integral RF seal ring which is easy to install and ... continued below

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Nordby, M.; Daly, E.F.; Kurita, N. & Langton, J. August 1, 1995.

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Due to the beamline space constrictions and the modular design of the vacuum system, a conventional bellows can not be used everywhere in the PEP-II High-Energy Ring (HER) arcs. A zero-length ``Flex Flange`` was developed which actually performs better than a more standard bellows. The Flex Flange fits the space available while still preserving the modularity of the system. Furthermore, the design provides for an accurate match-up between adjoining octagonal copper chambers despite the large fabrication and assembly tolerances and high operational loads. Beam chamber continuity is ensured by an integral RF seal ring which is easy to install and fault-tolerant. Heating from synchrotron radiation and higher-order mode trapping is managed to ensure a robust connection despite the 3,000 mA beam current of the PEP-II HER. The Flex Flange concept is versatile and adaptable to many applications, yet economical both in space needed and cost.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96010317

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  • 16. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) particle accelerator conference, Dallas, TX (United States), 1-5 May 1995

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  • Other: DE96010317
  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB--95-6993
  • Report No.: CONF-950512--364
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 238586
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668233

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Nordby, M.; Daly, E.F.; Kurita, N. & Langton, J. A zero-length bellows for the PEP-II High-Energy Ring, article, August 1, 1995; Menlo Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668233/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.