RF parameter curves for a proton driver synchrotron

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High average beam power proton synchrotrons in the medium energy range are under consideration at several laboratories for intense and specialized secondary particle sources like muon colliders and {nu} factories. A 12-16 GeV machine with a 15 Hz cycle and 3 {center_dot} 10{sup 13} p/pulse capability called the Proton Driver (PD) has been studied as a replacement for the Fermilab Booster and as a base for future facilities.[1] A staged development is proposed, initially using 20 modified 53 MHz Booster cavities in 12 GeV operation.[2] A second stage would allow 16 GeV top energy using a 7.5 MHz rf system ... continued below

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James A. MacLachlan, Z. Qian and J.E. Griffin July 12, 2001.

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High average beam power proton synchrotrons in the medium energy range are under consideration at several laboratories for intense and specialized secondary particle sources like muon colliders and {nu} factories. A 12-16 GeV machine with a 15 Hz cycle and 3 {center_dot} 10{sup 13} p/pulse capability called the Proton Driver (PD) has been studied as a replacement for the Fermilab Booster and as a base for future facilities.[1] A staged development is proposed, initially using 20 modified 53 MHz Booster cavities in 12 GeV operation.[2] A second stage would allow 16 GeV top energy using a 7.5 MHz rf system consisting of 100 15 kV low-Q cavities.[3] This paper discusses the choices of rf system parameters made in the design study. The limited number of existing Booster cavities has led to consideration for stage 1 of an inductive insert in the ring to aid initial beam capture by compensating longitudinal space charge, an admittedly speculative expedient requiring followup with further calculation and some beam experiments. This report is one of nineteen papers at this conference by members of the Proton Driver design team; it relies on these others to help establish the general context.

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  • Particle Accelerator Conference 2001, Chicago, IL (US), 06/18/2001--06/22/2001

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-01/195-T
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 782878
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James A. MacLachlan, Z. Qian and J.E. Griffin. RF parameter curves for a proton driver synchrotron, article, July 12, 2001; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc722372/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.