Improvements to Antiproton Accumulator to Recycler Transfers at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider

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Since 2005, the Recycler has become the sole storage ring for antiprotons used in the Tevatron Collider. The operational role of the Antiproton Source has shifted to exclusively producing antiprotons for periodic transfers to the Recycler. The process of transferring the antiprotons from the Accumulator to the Recycler has been greatly improved, leading to a dramatic reduction in the transfer time. The reduction in time has been accomplished with both an improvement in transfer efficiency and an increase in average stacking rate. This paper will describe the improvements that have streamlined the transfer process and other changes that contributed to ... continued below

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Morgan, J.P.; Drendel, B.; Vander Muelen, D. & /Fermilab April 1, 2009.

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Since 2005, the Recycler has become the sole storage ring for antiprotons used in the Tevatron Collider. The operational role of the Antiproton Source has shifted to exclusively producing antiprotons for periodic transfers to the Recycler. The process of transferring the antiprotons from the Accumulator to the Recycler has been greatly improved, leading to a dramatic reduction in the transfer time. The reduction in time has been accomplished with both an improvement in transfer efficiency and an increase in average stacking rate. This paper will describe the improvements that have streamlined the transfer process and other changes that contributed to a significant increase in the number of antiprotons available to the Collider.

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  • Presented at Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC 09), Vancouver, BC, Canada, 4-8 May 2009

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-09-120-AD
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 952264
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Morgan, J.P.; Drendel, B.; Vander Muelen, D. & /Fermilab. Improvements to Antiproton Accumulator to Recycler Transfers at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider, article, April 1, 2009; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc932633/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.