Initial results of the new high intensity electron gun at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator

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The authors report on the status of the new short bunch, high intensity electron gun at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator. The 1-1/2 cell L-band photocathode RF gun is expected to produce 10--100 nC bunches with 2--5 ps rms pulse length and normalized emittance less than 100 mm mrad. The beam energy at the exit of the gun cavity will be in the range 7.5--10 MeV. A standing-wave linac structure operating at the same frequency (1.3 GHz) will increase the beam energy to about 15 MeV. This beam will be used in wakefield acceleration experiments with dielectric loaded structures. These travelling-wave ... continued below

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Conde, M. E.; Gai, W.; Konecny, R.; Power, J. G.; Schoessow, P. & Sun, X. August 21, 2000.

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The authors report on the status of the new short bunch, high intensity electron gun at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator. The 1-1/2 cell L-band photocathode RF gun is expected to produce 10--100 nC bunches with 2--5 ps rms pulse length and normalized emittance less than 100 mm mrad. The beam energy at the exit of the gun cavity will be in the range 7.5--10 MeV. A standing-wave linac structure operating at the same frequency (1.3 GHz) will increase the beam energy to about 15 MeV. This beam will be used in wakefield acceleration experiments with dielectric loaded structures. These travelling-wave dielectric loaded structures, operating at 7.8 and 15.6 GHz, will be excited by the propagation of single bunches or by trains of up to 32 electron bunches.

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  • 20th International Linac Conference (LINAC 2000), Monterey, CA (US), 08/21/2000--08/25/2000; Other Information: PBD: 21 Aug 2000; PBD: 21 Aug 2000

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  • Report No.: ANL-HEP-CP-00-91
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 761275
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc718099

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Conde, M. E.; Gai, W.; Konecny, R.; Power, J. G.; Schoessow, P. & Sun, X. Initial results of the new high intensity electron gun at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator, article, August 21, 2000; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc718099/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.