Efficiency and lifetime of carbon foils

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Charge-exchange injection by means of carbon foils is a widely used method in accelerators. This paper discusses two critical issues concerning the use of carbon foils: efficiency and lifetime. An energy scaling of stripping efficiency was suggested and compared with measurements. Several factors that determine the foil lifetime--energy deposition, heating, stress and buckling--were studied by using the simulation codes MARS and ANSYS.

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Chou, W.; /Fermilab; Kostin, M.; /Michigan State U., NSCL; Tang, Z. & /Fermilab November 1, 2006.

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Charge-exchange injection by means of carbon foils is a widely used method in accelerators. This paper discusses two critical issues concerning the use of carbon foils: efficiency and lifetime. An energy scaling of stripping efficiency was suggested and compared with measurements. Several factors that determine the foil lifetime--energy deposition, heating, stress and buckling--were studied by using the simulation codes MARS and ANSYS.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-06-425-AD
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 897239
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc888982

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Chou, W.; /Fermilab; Kostin, M.; /Michigan State U., NSCL; Tang, Z. & /Fermilab. Efficiency and lifetime of carbon foils, article, November 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc888982/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.