Investigation of Beam Loading Effects for the Neutrino Factory Muon Accelerator

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The International design study (IDS) study showed that a Neutrino Factory [1] seems to be the most promising candidate for the next phase of high precision neutrino oscillation experiments. One part of the increased precision is due to the fact that in a Neutrino Factory the decay of muons produces a neutrino beam with narrow energy distribution and divergence. The effect of beam loading on the energy distribution of the muon beam in the Neutrino Factory decay rings has been investigated numerically. The simulations have been performed using the baseline accelerator design including cavities for different number of bunch trains ... continued below

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Pozimski, J.; Aslaninejad, M.; Bontoiu, C.; Berg, S. & Bogacz, Alex May 1, 2010.

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The International design study (IDS) study showed that a Neutrino Factory [1] seems to be the most promising candidate for the next phase of high precision neutrino oscillation experiments. One part of the increased precision is due to the fact that in a Neutrino Factory the decay of muons produces a neutrino beam with narrow energy distribution and divergence. The effect of beam loading on the energy distribution of the muon beam in the Neutrino Factory decay rings has been investigated numerically. The simulations have been performed using the baseline accelerator design including cavities for different number of bunch trains and bunch train timing. A detailed analysis of the beam energy distribution expected is given together with a discussion of the energy spread produced by the gutter acceleration in the FFAG and the implications for the neutrino oscillation experiments will be presented.

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

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  • Report No.: JLAB-ACP-10-1241
  • Report No.: DOE/OR/23177-1302
  • Grant Number: AC05-06OR23177
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1018930
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Pozimski, J.; Aslaninejad, M.; Bontoiu, C.; Berg, S. & Bogacz, Alex. Investigation of Beam Loading Effects for the Neutrino Factory Muon Accelerator, article, May 1, 2010; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc846161/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.