APPLYING CASCADED PARAMETER SCAN TO STUDY TOP-OFF SAFETY IN NSLS-II STORAGE RING

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In this paper we introduce a new algorithm, the cascaded parameter scan method, to efficiently carry out the scan over magnet parameters in the safety analysis for storage ring top-off injection. In top-off safety analysis, one must track particles populating phase space through a beamline containing magnets and apertures and clearly demonstrate that for all possible magnet settings and errors, all particles are lost on scrapers within the properly shielded region. In the usual approach, the number of tracking runs increases exponentially with the number of magnet settings. In the cascaded parameter scan method, the number of tracking runs only ... continued below

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Li, Y. March 28, 2011.

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In this paper we introduce a new algorithm, the cascaded parameter scan method, to efficiently carry out the scan over magnet parameters in the safety analysis for storage ring top-off injection. In top-off safety analysis, one must track particles populating phase space through a beamline containing magnets and apertures and clearly demonstrate that for all possible magnet settings and errors, all particles are lost on scrapers within the properly shielded region. In the usual approach, the number of tracking runs increases exponentially with the number of magnet settings. In the cascaded parameter scan method, the number of tracking runs only increases linearly. This reduction of exponential to linear dependence on the number of set-points, greatly reduces the required computation time and allows one to more densely populate phase space and to increase the number of set-points scanned for each magnet. An example of applying this approach to analyze an NSLS-II beamline, the damping wiggler beamline, is also given.

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  • Particle Accelerator Conference 2011; New York, NY; 20110328 through 20110401

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  • Report No.: BNL--94899-2011-CP
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-98CH10886
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Li, Y. APPLYING CASCADED PARAMETER SCAN TO STUDY TOP-OFF SAFETY IN NSLS-II STORAGE RING, article, March 28, 2011; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc843240/: accessed May 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.