The ANL 50 MeV H{sup {minus}} Injector: 35 year anniversary

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The H{sup -} Injector at ANL consists of a 750 keV Cockcroft-Walton preaccelerator and an Alvarez type 50 MeV Linac. The accelerator was originally constructed as the source of protons for the Zero Gradient Synchrotron (ZGS). The first proton beam was extracted from the preaccelerator in 1961. The accelerator is presently used as the injector for the Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS), a 500 MeV rapid cycling synchrotron with a spallation-neutron target. During most of the time since turn-on over 15 years ago, the IPNS facility availability has rarely dropped below 90% and has averaged 95% over the last ten ... continued below

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Stipp, V.; Brumwell, F. & McMichael, G. October 1, 1996.

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The H{sup -} Injector at ANL consists of a 750 keV Cockcroft-Walton preaccelerator and an Alvarez type 50 MeV Linac. The accelerator was originally constructed as the source of protons for the Zero Gradient Synchrotron (ZGS). The first proton beam was extracted from the preaccelerator in 1961. The accelerator is presently used as the injector for the Intense Pulsed Neutron Source (IPNS), a 500 MeV rapid cycling synchrotron with a spallation-neutron target. During most of the time since turn-on over 15 years ago, the IPNS facility availability has rarely dropped below 90% and has averaged 95% over the last ten years. During the same period, the 50 MeV injector availability has averaged 99%. Performance and improvements over the 35 year period is discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96014390

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

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  • Other: DE96014390
  • Report No.: ANL/IPNS/CP--90944
  • Report No.: CONF-9608123--31
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 381762
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc684595

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Stipp, V.; Brumwell, F. & McMichael, G. The ANL 50 MeV H{sup {minus}} Injector: 35 year anniversary, article, October 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc684595/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.