Performance of the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility and initial experimental results

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The Argonne Wakefield Accelerator facility has begun its experimental program. It is designed to address advanced acceleration research requiring very short, intense electron bunches. It incorporates two photocathode based electron sources. One produces up to 100 nC, multi-kiloamp `drive` bunches which are used to excite wakefields in dielectric loaded structures and in plasma. The second source produces much lower intensity `witness` pulses which are used to probe the fields produced by the drive. The drive and witness pulses can be precisely timed as well as laterally positioned with respect to each other. This paper discusses commissioning, initial experiments, and outline ... continued below

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Gai, W.; Conde, M.; Cox, G.; Konecny, R.; Power, J.; Schoessow, P. et al. October 1, 1996.

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The Argonne Wakefield Accelerator facility has begun its experimental program. It is designed to address advanced acceleration research requiring very short, intense electron bunches. It incorporates two photocathode based electron sources. One produces up to 100 nC, multi-kiloamp `drive` bunches which are used to excite wakefields in dielectric loaded structures and in plasma. The second source produces much lower intensity `witness` pulses which are used to probe the fields produced by the drive. The drive and witness pulses can be precisely timed as well as laterally positioned with respect to each other. This paper discusses commissioning, initial experiments, and outline plans for a proposed 1 GeV demonstration accelerator.

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

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  • Other: DE96015071
  • Report No.: ANL-HEP-CP--96-68
  • Report No.: CONF-9608123--26
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 389078
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc686869

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Gai, W.; Conde, M.; Cox, G.; Konecny, R.; Power, J.; Schoessow, P. et al. Performance of the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility and initial experimental results, article, October 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc686869/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.