Magnet reliability in the Fermilab Main Injector and implications for the ILC

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The International Linear Collider reference design requires over 13000 magnets, of approximately 135 styles, which must operate with very high reliability. The Fermilab Main Injector represents a modern machine with many conventional magnet styles, each of significant quantity, that has now accumulated many hundreds of magnet-years of operation. We review here the performance of the magnets built for this machine, assess their reliability and categorize the failure modes, and discuss implications for reliability of similar magnet styles expected to be used at the ILC.

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Tartaglia, M.A.; Blowers, J.; Capista, D.; Harding, D.J.; Kiemschies, O.; Rahimzadeh-Kalaleh, S. et al. August 1, 2007.

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The International Linear Collider reference design requires over 13000 magnets, of approximately 135 styles, which must operate with very high reliability. The Fermilab Main Injector represents a modern machine with many conventional magnet styles, each of significant quantity, that has now accumulated many hundreds of magnet-years of operation. We review here the performance of the magnets built for this machine, assess their reliability and categorize the failure modes, and discuss implications for reliability of similar magnet styles expected to be used at the ILC.

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  • Presented at 20th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT20), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 27-31 Aug 2007

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-07-443-TD
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 917080
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Tartaglia, M.A.; Blowers, J.; Capista, D.; Harding, D.J.; Kiemschies, O.; Rahimzadeh-Kalaleh, S. et al. Magnet reliability in the Fermilab Main Injector and implications for the ILC, article, August 1, 2007; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc880457/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.