Position measurements for the isotope production facility and the switchyard kicker upgrade projects Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Position measurements for the isotope production facility and the switchyard kicker upgrade projects

Creator

  • Author: Gilpatrick, J. D. (John Douglas)
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Barr, D. S. (Dean S.)
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: O'Hara, J. F. (James F.)
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Shurter, R. B. (Robert B.)
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Stettler, M. W. (Matthew W.)
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Martinez, D. G. (Derwin G.)
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: Los Alamos National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: United States

Date

  • Creation: 2003-01-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The Los Alamos Neutron Science Center (LANSCE) is installing two beam lines to both improve operational tuning and provide new capabilities within the facility. The Isotope Production Facility (IPF) will provide isotopes for medical purposes by using the H' beam spur at 100 MeV and the Switchyard Kicker Upgrade (SYK) will allow the LANSCE 800-MeV H beam to be rapidly switched between various beam lines within the facility. The beam position measurements for both of these beam lines uses a standard micro-stripline beam position monitor (BPM) with both a 50-mm and 75-mm radius. The cable plant is unique in that it unambiguously provides a method of verifying the operation of the complete position measurement. The processing electronics module uses a log ratio technique with error corrections such that it has a dynamic range of -12 dBm to -85 dBm with errors less than 0.15 dB within this range. This paper will describe the primary components of these measurement systems and provide initial data of their operation.
  • Physical Description: 3 p.

Subject

  • Keyword: Tuning
  • Keyword: Neutrons
  • STI Subject Categories: 43 Particle Accelerators
  • Keyword: Processing
  • Keyword: Isotope Production
  • Keyword: Los Alamos
  • Keyword: Beam Position
  • Keyword: Accelerators
  • Keyword: Monitors
  • Keyword: Cables

Source

  • Conference: Submitted to: 2003 Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC2003), Portland, OR, May 12-16, 2003

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: LA-UR-03-2981
  • Grant Number: none
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 976637
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc925637