Mu2e production solenoid cryostat conceptual design

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Mu2e is a muon-to-electron conversion experiment being designed by an international collaboration of more than 65 scientists and engineers from more than 20 research institutions for installation at Fermilab. The experiment is comprised of three large superconducting solenoid magnet systems, production solenoid (PS), transport solenoid (TS) and detector solenoid (DS). A 25 kW, 8 GeV proton beam strikes a target located in the PS creating muons from the decay of secondary particles. These muons are then focused in the PS and the resultant muon beam is transported through the TS towards the DS. The production solenoid presents a unique set ... continued below

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Nicol, T.H.; Kashikhin, V.V.; Page, T.M.; Peterson, T.J. & /Fermilab June 1, 2011.

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Mu2e is a muon-to-electron conversion experiment being designed by an international collaboration of more than 65 scientists and engineers from more than 20 research institutions for installation at Fermilab. The experiment is comprised of three large superconducting solenoid magnet systems, production solenoid (PS), transport solenoid (TS) and detector solenoid (DS). A 25 kW, 8 GeV proton beam strikes a target located in the PS creating muons from the decay of secondary particles. These muons are then focused in the PS and the resultant muon beam is transported through the TS towards the DS. The production solenoid presents a unique set of design challenges as the result of high radiation doses, stringent magnetic field requirements, and large structural forces. This paper describes the conceptual design of the PS cryostat and will include discussions of the vacuum vessel, thermal shield, multi-layer insulation, cooling system, cryogenic piping, and suspension system.

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  • Presented at Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference CEC-ICMC 2011, Spokane, Washington, 13-17 June 2011

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-11-250-TD
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Nicol, T.H.; Kashikhin, V.V.; Page, T.M.; Peterson, T.J. & /Fermilab. Mu2e production solenoid cryostat conceptual design, article, June 1, 2011; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc830905/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.