Performances of BNL high-intensity synchrotrons

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The AGS proton synchrotron was completed in 1960 with initial intensity in the 10 to the 10th power proton per pulse (ppp) range. Over the years, through many upgrades and improvements, the AGS now reached an intensity record of 6.3 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp, the highest world intensity record for a proton synchrotron on a single pulse basis. At the same time, the Booster reached 2.2 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp surpassing the design goal of 1.5 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp due to the introduction of second harmonic cavity during injection. The intensity limitation caused by space charge tune spread and ... continued below

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Weng, W.T. March 1, 1998.

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The AGS proton synchrotron was completed in 1960 with initial intensity in the 10 to the 10th power proton per pulse (ppp) range. Over the years, through many upgrades and improvements, the AGS now reached an intensity record of 6.3 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp, the highest world intensity record for a proton synchrotron on a single pulse basis. At the same time, the Booster reached 2.2 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp surpassing the design goal of 1.5 {times} 10{sup 13} ppp due to the introduction of second harmonic cavity during injection. The intensity limitation caused by space charge tune spread and its relationship to injection energy at 50 MeV, 200 MeV, and 1,500 MeV will be presented as well as many critical accelerator manipulations. BNL currently participates in the design of an accumulator ring for the SNS project at Oak Ridge. The status on the issues of halo formation, beam losses and collimation are also presented.

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  • 1. Asian particle accelerator conference, Tsukuba (Japan), 23-27 Mar 1998

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  • Other: DE98004629
  • Report No.: BNL--65318
  • Report No.: CONF-980359--
  • Grant Number: AC02-98CH10886
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 658370
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc710111

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Weng, W.T. Performances of BNL high-intensity synchrotrons, article, March 1, 1998; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc710111/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.