Beam imaging diagnostics for heavy ion beam fusion experiments

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We are developing techniques for imaging beams in heavy-ion beam fusion experiments in the HIF-VNL in 2 to 4 transverse dimensions. The beams in current experiments range in energy from 50 keV to 2 MeV, with beam current densities from <10 to 200 mA/cm{sup 2}, and pulse lengths of 4 to 20 {micro}s. The beam energy will range up to 10 MeV in near-future beam experiments. The imaging techniques, based on kapton films and optical scintillators, complement and, in some cases, may replace mechanical slit scanners. The kapton film images represent a time-integrated image on the film exposed to the ... continued below

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Bieniosek, F.M.; Prost, L. & Ghiorso, W. May 1, 2003.

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We are developing techniques for imaging beams in heavy-ion beam fusion experiments in the HIF-VNL in 2 to 4 transverse dimensions. The beams in current experiments range in energy from 50 keV to 2 MeV, with beam current densities from <10 to 200 mA/cm{sup 2}, and pulse lengths of 4 to 20 {micro}s. The beam energy will range up to 10 MeV in near-future beam experiments. The imaging techniques, based on kapton films and optical scintillators, complement and, in some cases, may replace mechanical slit scanners. The kapton film images represent a time-integrated image on the film exposed to the beam. The optical scintillator utilizes glass and ceramic scintillator material imaged by a fast, image-intensified CCD-based camera. We will discuss the techniques, results, and plans for implementation of the diagnostics on the beam experiments.

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  • Particle Accelerator Conference PAC 03, Portland, OR (US), 05/12/2003--05/16/2003

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  • Report No.: LBNL--51803
  • Report No.: HIFAN 1219
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 816534
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc739534

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Bieniosek, F.M.; Prost, L. & Ghiorso, W. Beam imaging diagnostics for heavy ion beam fusion experiments, article, May 1, 2003; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc739534/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.