Focusing solenoids for the MICE cooling channel

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This report describes a design for focusing solenoids for the low beta sections for the proposed Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE). There are three focusing solenoid pairs that will be around the muon absorbers for MICE. The two solenoid coils have an inside diameter of 510 mm, a length of 180 mm, and a thickness of 100 mm. A distance of 260 mm separates the two coils in the pair. The coils are designed to operate at opposite polarity, in order to create a gradient field in the low beta sections of the MICE cooling channel. As result, the force ... continued below

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Green, M.A.; Baynham, E.; Barr, G.; Lau, W.; Rochford, J.H. & Yang, S. September 15, 2003.

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This report describes a design for focusing solenoids for the low beta sections for the proposed Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE). There are three focusing solenoid pairs that will be around the muon absorbers for MICE. The two solenoid coils have an inside diameter of 510 mm, a length of 180 mm, and a thickness of 100 mm. A distance of 260 mm separates the two coils in the pair. The coils are designed to operate at opposite polarity, in order to create a gradient field in the low beta sections of the MICE cooling channel. As result, the force pushing the coil pair apart approaches 270 metric tons when the coils operate close to the short sample current for the superconductor. The forces between the coils will be carried by a support structure that is both on the inside and the outside the coils. During some modes of operation for MICE, the coils may operate at the same polarity, which means that the force between the coils pushes them together. The focusing magnet must be designed for both modes of operation. This support structure for the coils will be part of the focusing magnet quench protection system.

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  • Cryogenic Engineering Confernce, Anchorage,Alaska, 22 - 26 September 2003

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  • Report No.: LBNL--53720
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 918546
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc881576

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Green, M.A.; Baynham, E.; Barr, G.; Lau, W.; Rochford, J.H. & Yang, S. Focusing solenoids for the MICE cooling channel, article, September 15, 2003; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc881576/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.