Muon collider progress

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Recent progress in the study of muon colliders is presented. An international collaboration consisting of over 100 individuals is involved in calculations and experiments to demonstrate the feasibility of this new type of lepton collider. Theoretical efforts are now concentrated on low-energy colliders in the 100 to 500 GeV center-of-mass energy range. Credible machine designs are emerging for much of a hypothetical complex from proton source to the final collider. Ionization cooling has been the most difficult part of the concept, and more powerful simulation tools are now in place to develop workable schemes. A collaboration proposal for a muon ... continued below

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Noble, Robert J. FNAL August 1, 1998.

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Recent progress in the study of muon colliders is presented. An international collaboration consisting of over 100 individuals is involved in calculations and experiments to demonstrate the feasibility of this new type of lepton collider. Theoretical efforts are now concentrated on low-energy colliders in the 100 to 500 GeV center-of-mass energy range. Credible machine designs are emerging for much of a hypothetical complex from proton source to the final collider. Ionization cooling has been the most difficult part of the concept, and more powerful simulation tools are now in place to develop workable schemes. A collaboration proposal for a muon cooling experiment has been presented to the Fermilab Physics Advisory Committee, and a proposal for a targetry and pion collection channel experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory is in preparation. Initial proton bunching and space-charge compensation experiments at existing hadron facilities have occurred to demonstrate proton driver feasibility.

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  • EPAC 1998: 6. European particle accelerator conference, Stockholm (Sweden), 22-26 Jun 1998

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  • Other: DE98058033
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--98/230
  • Report No.: CONF-980671--
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 289563
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc673352

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Noble, Robert J. FNAL. Muon collider progress, article, August 1, 1998; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc673352/: accessed April 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.