Parallel beam dynamics simulation of linear accelerators

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In this paper we describe parallel particle-in-cell methods for the large scale simulation of beam dynamics in linear accelerators. These techniques have been implemented in the IMPACT (Integrated Map and Particle Accelerator Tracking) code. IMPACT is being used to study the behavior of intense charged particle beams and as a tool for the design of next-generation linear accelerators. As examples, we present applications of the code to the study of emittance exchange in high intensity beams and to the study of beam transport in a proposed accelerator for the development of accelerator-driven waste transmutation technologies.

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Qiang, Ji & Ryne, Robert D. January 31, 2002.

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In this paper we describe parallel particle-in-cell methods for the large scale simulation of beam dynamics in linear accelerators. These techniques have been implemented in the IMPACT (Integrated Map and Particle Accelerator Tracking) code. IMPACT is being used to study the behavior of intense charged particle beams and as a tool for the design of next-generation linear accelerators. As examples, we present applications of the code to the study of emittance exchange in high intensity beams and to the study of beam transport in a proposed accelerator for the development of accelerator-driven waste transmutation technologies.

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  • ACES 2002 - 18th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Monterey, CA (US), 03/18/2002--03/22/2002

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  • Report No.: LBNL--49550
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Qiang, Ji & Ryne, Robert D. Parallel beam dynamics simulation of linear accelerators, article, January 31, 2002; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc743053/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.