Simulated performance of the superconducting section of the APT linac under various fault and error conditions

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The current design for the production of tritium uses both normal-conducting (NC) and superconducting (SC) structures. To evaluate the performance of the superconducting part of the linac which constitutes more than 80% of the accelerator, studies have been made to include the effects of various error and fault conditions. Here, the authors present the simulation results of studies such as effects of rf phase and amplitude errors, cavity/klystron failure, quadrupole misalignment errors, quadrupole gradient error, and beam-input mismatches.

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Gray, E.R.; Nath, S. & Wangler, T.P. August 1, 1997.

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The current design for the production of tritium uses both normal-conducting (NC) and superconducting (SC) structures. To evaluate the performance of the superconducting part of the linac which constitutes more than 80% of the accelerator, studies have been made to include the effects of various error and fault conditions. Here, the authors present the simulation results of studies such as effects of rf phase and amplitude errors, cavity/klystron failure, quadrupole misalignment errors, quadrupole gradient error, and beam-input mismatches.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97008186

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  • 17. IEEE particle accelerator conference, Vancouver (Canada), 12-16 May 1997

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  • Other: DE97008186
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-1708
  • Report No.: CONF-970503--240
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 519107
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc696264

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Gray, E.R.; Nath, S. & Wangler, T.P. Simulated performance of the superconducting section of the APT linac under various fault and error conditions, article, August 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc696264/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.