Muon Acceleration with RLA and Non-scaling FFAG Arcs

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Recirculating Linear Accelerators (RLA) are the most likely means to achieve the rapid acceleration of shortlived muons to multi-GeV energies required for Neutrino Factories and TeV energies required for Muon Colliders. In this paper, we present a novel return-arc optics design based on a Non Scaling Fixed Field Alternating Gradient (NS-FFAG) lattice that allows 5 and 9 GeV/c muons of both charges to be transported in the same string of magnets. The return arcs are made up of super cells with each super cell consisting of three triplets. By employing combined function magnets with dipole, quadrupole, sextupole and octupole magnetic ... continued below

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Vasiliy Morozov,Alex Bogacz,Dejan Trbojevic May 1, 2010.

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Recirculating Linear Accelerators (RLA) are the most likely means to achieve the rapid acceleration of shortlived muons to multi-GeV energies required for Neutrino Factories and TeV energies required for Muon Colliders. In this paper, we present a novel return-arc optics design based on a Non Scaling Fixed Field Alternating Gradient (NS-FFAG) lattice that allows 5 and 9 GeV/c muons of both charges to be transported in the same string of magnets. The return arcs are made up of super cells with each super cell consisting of three triplets. By employing combined function magnets with dipole, quadrupole, sextupole and octupole magnetic field components, each super cell is designed to be achromatic and to have zero initial and final periodic orbit offsets for both 5 and 9 GeV/c muon momenta. This solution would reduce the number of arcs by a factor of 2, simplifying the overall design.

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  • IPAC'10, Kyoto, Japan, 23-28 May 2010

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  • Report No.: JLAB-ACP-10-1239
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/23177-1304
  • Grant Number: AC05-06OR23177
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1018928
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Vasiliy Morozov,Alex Bogacz,Dejan Trbojevic. Muon Acceleration with RLA and Non-scaling FFAG Arcs, article, May 1, 2010; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc839585/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.