Recent Results on Muon Capture for a Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider

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Scenarios for capture, bunching and phase-energy rotation of {mu}'s from a proton source have been developed. The goal is capture of a maximal number of muons in a string of rf bunches with applications in neutrino factories and {mu}{sup +}-{mu}{sup -} colliders. In this note we begin with the bunching, phase rotation and cooling scenario used in neutrino factory study 2B and adapted by R. Palmer as the initial stage of a {mu}{sup +}-{mu}{sup -} collider scenario. However the scenario produces a relatively large number of bunches that must be recombined for maximal collider luminosity. In this paper we modify ... continued below

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Neuffer, David January 1, 2008.

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Scenarios for capture, bunching and phase-energy rotation of {mu}'s from a proton source have been developed. The goal is capture of a maximal number of muons in a string of rf bunches with applications in neutrino factories and {mu}{sup +}-{mu}{sup -} colliders. In this note we begin with the bunching, phase rotation and cooling scenario used in neutrino factory study 2B and adapted by R. Palmer as the initial stage of a {mu}{sup +}-{mu}{sup -} collider scenario. However the scenario produces a relatively large number of bunches that must be recombined for maximal collider luminosity. In this paper we modify the scenario to obtain a smaller number of bunches, and, after some optimization, obtain cases that are better for both n-factory and collider scenarios. We describe these examples and consider some variations toward an optimal {nu}-factory + collider scenario.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-TM-2433-APC
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • DOI: 10.2172/961955 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 961955
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc929251

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Neuffer, David. Recent Results on Muon Capture for a Neutrino Factory and Muon Collider, report, January 1, 2008; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929251/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.