Electric fields, electron production, and electron motion at the stripper foil in the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring

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The beam instability at the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring (PSR) most likely involves coupled oscillations between electrons and protons. For this instability to occur, there must be a strong source of electrons. Investigation of the various sources of electrons in the PSR had begun. Copious electron production is expected in the injection section because this section contains the stripper foil. This foil is mounted near the center of the beam pipe, and both circulating and injected protons pass through it, thus allowing ample opportunity for electron production. This paper discusses various mechanisms for electron production, beam-induced electric fields, and ... continued below

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Plum, M. May 1, 1995.

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The beam instability at the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring (PSR) most likely involves coupled oscillations between electrons and protons. For this instability to occur, there must be a strong source of electrons. Investigation of the various sources of electrons in the PSR had begun. Copious electron production is expected in the injection section because this section contains the stripper foil. This foil is mounted near the center of the beam pipe, and both circulating and injected protons pass through it, thus allowing ample opportunity for electron production. This paper discusses various mechanisms for electron production, beam-induced electric fields, and electron motion in the vicinity of the foil.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95011979

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  • 16. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) particle accelerator conference, Dallas, TX (United States), 1-5 May 1995

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  • Other: DE95011979
  • Report No.: LA-UR--95-1547
  • Report No.: CONF-950512--147
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 79919
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc742183

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Plum, M. Electric fields, electron production, and electron motion at the stripper foil in the Los Alamos Proton Storage Ring, article, May 1, 1995; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc742183/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.