Proceedings of the workshop on new kinds of positron sources for linear colliders

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It has been very clear from the beginning of studies for future linear colliders that the conventional positron source approach, as exemplified by the SLC source, is pushing uncomfortably close to the material limits of the conversion target. Nonetheless, since this type of positron source is better understood and relatively inexpensive to build, it has been incorporated into the initial design studies for the JLC/NLC. New ideas for positron sources for linear colliders have been regularly reported in the literature and at accelerator conferences for at least a decade, and indeed the recirculation scheme associated with the VLEPP design is ... continued below

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Clendenin, J. & Nixon, R. June 1, 1997.

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It has been very clear from the beginning of studies for future linear colliders that the conventional positron source approach, as exemplified by the SLC source, is pushing uncomfortably close to the material limits of the conversion target. Nonetheless, since this type of positron source is better understood and relatively inexpensive to build, it has been incorporated into the initial design studies for the JLC/NLC. New ideas for positron sources for linear colliders have been regularly reported in the literature and at accelerator conferences for at least a decade, and indeed the recirculation scheme associated with the VLEPP design is nearly two decades old. Nearly all the new types of positron sources discussed in this workshop come under the heading of crystals (or channeling), undulators, and Compton. Storage ring and nuclear reactor sources were not discussed. The positron source designs that were discussed have varying degrees of maturity, but except for the case of crystal sources, where proof of principle experiments have been undertaken, experimental results are missing. It is hoped that these presentations, and especially the recommendations of the working groups, will prove useful to the various linear collider groups in deciding if and when new experimental programs for positron sources should be undertaken.

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  • Workshop on new kinds of positron sources for linear colliders, Stanford, CA (United States), 4-7 Mar 1997

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  • Other: DE97007282
  • Report No.: SLAC-R--502
  • Report No.: CONF-970374--
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 515569
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697445

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Clendenin, J. & Nixon, R. Proceedings of the workshop on new kinds of positron sources for linear colliders, article, June 1, 1997; Menlo Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc697445/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.