Doubling Main Injector beam intensity using RF barrier

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Using rf barriers, 12 booster batches can be injected into the Fermilab Main Injector continuously, thus doubling the usual beam intensity. After that, adiabatic capture of the beam into 53 MHz buckets can be accomplished in about 10 ms. The beam loading voltages in the rf cavities are small and they can be eliminated by a combination of counterphasing and mechanical shorts.

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Ng, King-Yuen September 30, 2002.

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Using rf barriers, 12 booster batches can be injected into the Fermilab Main Injector continuously, thus doubling the usual beam intensity. After that, adiabatic capture of the beam into 53 MHz buckets can be accomplished in about 10 ms. The beam loading voltages in the rf cavities are small and they can be eliminated by a combination of counterphasing and mechanical shorts.

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  • ICFA HB2002, Fermilab, Batavia, IL (US), 04/08/2002--04/12/2002

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-02/222
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 801538
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Ng, King-Yuen. Doubling Main Injector beam intensity using RF barrier, article, September 30, 2002; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735157/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.