Radiation issues in the Fermilab booster magnets

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The demands of the Fermilab neutrino program will require the lab's 30+ year old 8 GeV Booster to deliver higher intensities than it ever has. Total proton throughput is limited by radiation damage and activation due to beam loss in the Booster tunnel. Of particular concern is the epoxy resin that acts as the insulation in the 96 combined function lattice magnets. This paper describes a simulation study to determine the integrated radiation dose to this epoxy and a discussion of the potential effects.

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Prebys, E. & /Fermilab May 1, 2005.

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The demands of the Fermilab neutrino program will require the lab's 30+ year old 8 GeV Booster to deliver higher intensities than it ever has. Total proton throughput is limited by radiation damage and activation due to beam loss in the Booster tunnel. Of particular concern is the epoxy resin that acts as the insulation in the 96 combined function lattice magnets. This paper describes a simulation study to determine the integrated radiation dose to this epoxy and a discussion of the potential effects.

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  • Prepared for Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC 05), Knoxville, Tennessee, 16-20 May 2005

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-05-353-AD
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 879091
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc874008

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Prebys, E. & /Fermilab. Radiation issues in the Fermilab booster magnets, article, May 1, 2005; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc874008/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.