Hadron Colliders Working Group Report

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The ''point design'' studied this year shows that a staged VLHC (40, {approx} 200 TeV) is feasible, with no insurmountable challenges. Further work can provide a more optimized design, by studying various alternative field strengths (e.g., superferric magnets for Stage 1) for improvements to vacuum, wall impedance, and other major performance parameters. It may be that a ''single-stage'' scenario for accessing higher energies sooner is the correct approach. A next-step design study should be considered to look at the two cases near to and complementary to the 2001 VLHC Design Study. The effectiveness of photon stops and their engineering design ... continued below

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Syphers, S. Peggs and M.J. November 8, 2001.

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The ''point design'' studied this year shows that a staged VLHC (40, {approx} 200 TeV) is feasible, with no insurmountable challenges. Further work can provide a more optimized design, by studying various alternative field strengths (e.g., superferric magnets for Stage 1) for improvements to vacuum, wall impedance, and other major performance parameters. It may be that a ''single-stage'' scenario for accessing higher energies sooner is the correct approach. A next-step design study should be considered to look at the two cases near to and complementary to the 2001 VLHC Design Study. The effectiveness of photon stops and their engineering design need to be addressed in the near future to truly determine if these devices can lead this effort to even higher luminosities and energies. The superbunch approach should continue to be studied, as well as IR designs, new instrumentation and diagnostics, and beam dynamics issues. Finally, a well organized VLHC-motivated beam studies effort should become part of the national program.

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  • Snowmass 2001, Snowmass, CO (US), 07/01/2001--07/20/2001

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-01/311-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 788441
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc720165

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Syphers, S. Peggs and M.J. Hadron Colliders Working Group Report, article, November 8, 2001; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc720165/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.