Construction, commissioning and operational experience of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) linear accelerator

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The Advanced Photon Source linear accelerator system consists of a 200 MeV, 2856 MHz S-Band electron linac and a 2-radiation-thick tungsten target followed by a 450 MeV positron linac. The linac system has operated 24 hours per day for the past year to support accelerator commissioning and beam studies and to provide beam for the user experimental program. It achieves the design goal for positron current of 8 mA and produces electron energies up to 650 MeV without the target in place. The linac is described and its operation and performance are discussed.

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White, M.; Arnold, N. & Berg, W. October 1, 1996.

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The Advanced Photon Source linear accelerator system consists of a 200 MeV, 2856 MHz S-Band electron linac and a 2-radiation-thick tungsten target followed by a 450 MeV positron linac. The linac system has operated 24 hours per day for the past year to support accelerator commissioning and beam studies and to provide beam for the user experimental program. It achieves the design goal for positron current of 8 mA and produces electron energies up to 650 MeV without the target in place. The linac is described and its operation and performance are discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96015080

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  • 18. international linac conference, Geneva (Switzerland), 26-30 Aug 1996

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  • Other: DE96015080
  • Report No.: ANL/ASD/CP--89634
  • Report No.: CONF-9608123--29
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/245557 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 398550
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678498

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White, M.; Arnold, N. & Berg, W. Construction, commissioning and operational experience of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) linear accelerator, article, October 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678498/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.