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SciDAC advances in beam dynamics simulation: from light sources to colliders

Description: In this paper, we report on progress that has been made in beam dynamics simulation, from light sources to colliders, during the first year of SciDAC-II accelerator project,"Community Petascale Project for Accelerator Science and Simulation (ComPASS)." Several parallel computational tools for beam dynamics simulation will be described. A number of applications in current and future accelerator facilities, e.g., LCLS, RHIC, Tevatron, LHC, ELIC, are presented.
Date: June 16, 2008
Creator: Qiang, Ji; Qiang, J.; Borland, M.; Kabel, A.; Li, R.; Ryne, R. et al.
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Advanced Computing Tools and Models for Accelerator Physics

Description: This paper is based on a transcript of my EPAC'08 presentation on advanced computing tools for accelerator physics. Following an introduction I present several examples, provide a history of the development of beam dynamics capabilities, and conclude with thoughts on the future of large scale computing in accelerator physics.
Date: June 11, 2008
Creator: Ryne, Robert & Ryne, Robert D.
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Electron-Cloud Build-Up: Theory and Data

Description: We present a broad-brush survey of the phenomenology, history and importance of the electron-cloud effect (ECE). We briefly discuss the simulation techniques used to quantify the electron-cloud (EC) dynamics. Finally, we present in more detail an effective theory to describe the EC density build-up in terms of a few effective parameters. For further details, the reader is encouraged to refer to the proceedings of many prior workshops, either dedicated to EC or with significant EC contents, including the entire 'ECLOUD' series. In addition, the proceedings of the various flavors of Particle Accelerator Conferences contain a large number of EC-related publications. The ICFA Beam Dynamics Newsletter series contains one dedicated issue, and several occasional articles, on EC. An extensive reference database is the LHC website on EC.
Date: October 8, 2010
Creator: Furman, M. A.
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Description: The SNS Ring off-line parallel simulation environment based on the Unified Accelerator Libraries (UAL) has en implemented and used for extensive full-scale beam dynamics studies arising in high-intensity ring. The paper describes the structure of this environment and its application to various high-intensity topics and diagnostics modeling.
Date: April 8, 2002
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Solution of K-V envelope equations

Description: The envelope equations for a KV beam with space charge have been analyzed systematically by an e expansion followed by integrations. The focusing profile as a function of axial length is assumed to be symmetric but otherwise arbitrary. Given the bean current, emittance, and peak focusing field, we find the envelopes a(s) and b(s) and obtain <a>, a{sub max}, {sigma}, and {sigma}{sub 0}. Explicit results are presented for various truncations of the expansion. The zeroth order results correspond to those from the well-known smooth approximation; the same convenient format is retained for the higher order cases. The first order results, involving single correction terms, give 3--10 times better accuracy and are good to {approximately}1% at {sigma}{sub 0} = 70{degree}. Third order gives a factor of 10--30 improvement over the smooth approximation and derived quantities accurate to {approximately}1% at {sigma}{sub 0} = 112 {degree}. The first order expressions are convenient design tools. They lend themselves to variable energy problems and have been applied to the design, construction, and testing of ESQ accelerators at LBL.
Date: April 1, 1995
Creator: Anderson, O.A.
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Brickwall effect

Description: A quantitative account of the brickwall effect is given. By combining the theory of the resistive wall instability- with the theory of a nonuniform incoherent tune shift, it is shown how the brickwall effect manifests itself as a limit on the current tune density (current/tune spread) at some critical stack width. A description of the effect in the CERN ISR is given. It is also shown, by an example, how the limiting current condition can be used in a certain class of storage ring design. (auth)
Date: September 18, 1973
Creator: Month, M.
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Self-consistent beam halo studies & halo diagnostic development in a continuous linear focusing channel

Description: Beam halos are formed via self-consistent motion of the beam particles. Interactions of single particles with time-varying density distributions of other particles are a major source of halo. Aspects of these interactions are studied for an initially equilibrium distribution in a radial, linear, continuous focusing system. When there is a mismatch, it is shown that in the self-consistent system, there is a threshold in space-charge and mismatch, above which a halo is formed that extends to {approximately}1.5 times the initial maximum mismatch radius. Tools are sought for characterizing the halo dynamics. Testing the particles against the width of the mismatch driving resonance is useful for finding a conservative estimate of the threshold. The exit, entering and transition times, and the time evolution of the halo, are also explored using this technique. Extension to higher dimensions is briefly discussed.
Date: December 1, 1994
Creator: Jameson, R. A.
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Nonlinear beam dynamics experimental program at SPEAR

Description: Since nonlinear effects can impose strict performance limitations on modern colliders and storage rings, future performance improvements depend on further understanding of nonlinear beam dynamics. Experimental studies of nonlinear beam motion in three-dimensional space have begun in SPEAR using turn-by-turn transverse and longitudinal phase-space monitors. This paper presents preliminary results from an on-going experiment in SPEAR.
Date: March 1, 1995
Creator: Tran, P.; Pellegrini, C.; Cornacchia, M.; Lee, M. & Corbett, W.
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Simulation results for the electron-cloud at the PSR

Description: We present a first set of computer simulations for the main features of the electron cloud at the Proton Storage Ring (PSR), particularly its energy spectrum. We compare our results with recent measurements, which have been obtained by means of dedicated probes.
Date: June 26, 2001
Creator: Furman, M.A. & Pivi, M.
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Advanced beam-dynamics simulation tools for the RIA driver linac,Part I: Low energy beam transport and radiofrequency quadrupole

Description: Advanced Beam-Dynamics Simulation Tools for the RIA Driver Linac; Low Energy Beam Transport and Radiofrequency Quadrupole.
Date: August 26, 2003
Creator: Wangler, Thomas P.; Crandall, Kenneth R.; Garnett, Robert W.; Gorelov, Dmitry; Ostroumov, Petr; Qiang, Ji et al.
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Configuration Studies and Recommendations for the ILC DampingRings

Description: We describe the results of studies comparing different options for the baseline configuration of the ILC damping rings. The principal configuration decisions apply to the circumference, beam energy, lattice type, and technology options for key components, including the injection/extraction kickers and the damping wigglers. To arrive at our recommended configuration, we performed detailed studies of a range of lattices representing a variety of different configuration options; these lattices are described in Chapter 2. The results of the various studies are reported in chapters covering issues of beam dynamics, technical subsystems, costs, and commissioning, reliability and upgrade ability. Our detailed recommendations for the baseline configuration are given in Chapter 7, where we also outline further research and development that is needed before a machine using our recommended configuration can be built and operated successfully. In the same chapter, we suggest possible alternatives to the baseline configuration.
Date: February 4, 2006
Creator: Wolski, Andrzej; Gao, Jie & Guiducci, Susanna
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Description: We summarize the ECL2 workshop on electron cloud clearing, which was held at CERN in early March 2007, and highlight a number of novel ideas for electron cloud suppression, such as continuous clearing electrodes based on enamel, slotted structures, and electrete inserts.
Date: April 9, 2007
Creator: FISCHER,W.
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Description: Since 2081 MIC has experienced electron cloud effects, which have limited the beam intensity. These include dynamic pressure rises - including pressure instabilities, tune shifts: electrons, a reduction of the stability threshold for bunches crossing the transition energy, and possibly slow emittance growth. We summarize the main observations in operation and dedicated experiments, as well as countermeasures including baking, NEG coated warm beam pipes, solenoids, bunch patterns, anti-grazing rings, pre-pumped cold beam pipes, and scrubbing.
Date: March 1, 2007
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IMPACT simulation and the SNS linac beam

Description: Multi-particle tracking simulations for the SNS linac beam dynamics studies are performed with the IMPACT code. Beam measurement results are compared with the computer simulations, including beam longitudinal halo and beam losses in the superconducting linac, transverse beam Courant-Snyder parameters and the longitudinal beam emittance in the linac. In most cases, the simulations show good agreement with the measured results.
Date: September 3, 2008
Creator: Zhang, Y. & Qiang, J.
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Electron-Cloud Build-Up Simulations for the FNAL Main Injector

Description: We present a summary on ongoing simulation results for the electron-cloud (EC) buildup in the context of the proposed FNAL Main Injector (MI) intensity upgrade effort [1]. Most of the results presented here are for the field-free region at the location of the retarding field analyzer (RFA) electron detector [2-4]. The primary input variable we exercise is the peak secondary electron yield (SEY) {delta}{sub max}, which we let vary in the range 1.2 {le} {delta}{sub max} {le} 1.7. By combining our simulated results for the electron flux at the vacuum chamber wall with the corresponding RFA measurements we infer that 1.25 {approx}&lt; {delta}{sub max} {approx}&lt; 1.35 at this location. From this piece of information we estimate features of the EC distribution for various fill patterns, including the average electron number density n{sub e}. We then compare the behavior of the EC for a hypothetical RF frequency f{sub RF} = 212 MHz with the current 53 MHz for a given total beam population N{sub tot}. The density n{sub e} goes through a clear threshold as a function of N{sub tot} in a field-free region. As expected, the higher frequency leads to a weaker EC effect: the threshold in N{sub tot} is a factor {approx} 2 higher for f{sub RF} = 212 MHz than for 53 MHz, and ne is correspondingly lower by a factor {approx} 2 when N{sub tot} is above threshold. We briefly describe further work that needs to be carried out, sensitivities in the calculation, and puzzles in the results that remain to be addressed.
Date: August 25, 2008
Creator: Furman, Miguel .A.
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Simulations of Electron Cloud Effects on the Beam Dynamics for theFNAL Main Injector Upgrade

Description: The Fermilab main injector (MI) is being considered for an upgrade as part of the high intensity neutrino source (HINS) effort. This upgrade will involve a significant increasing of the bunch intensity relative to its present value. Such an increase will place the MI in a regime in which electron-cloud effects are expected to become important. We have used the electrostatic particle-in-cell code WARP, recently augmented with new modeling capabilities and simulation techniques, to study the dynamics of beam-electron cloud interaction. This work in progress involves a systematic assessment of beam instabilities due to the presence of electron clouds.
Date: April 15, 2006
Creator: G., Sonnad Kiran; Furman, Miguel; Vay, Jean-Luc; Venturini, Marco; Celata, Christine M. & Grote, David
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A Vlasov solver for collective effects in particle accerators

Description: Integration techniques based on Lie algebraic methods have been successfully used in beam transport codes for particle accelerators. Generally these methods have been applied to problems of single-particle beam dynamics. Here we present an application of Lie algebraic techniques to the development of a Vlasov solver suitable for problems of beam transport in the presence of non-negligible particle self-fields. The solver we discuss is suitable for modelling a variety of collective effects that may arise at high current. In particular, we consider the case of coherent synchrotron radiation effects in magnetic bunch compressors which can cause instabilities limiting performance of high current accelerators.
Date: February 1, 2009
Creator: Migliorati, M.; Schiavi, A.; Dattoli, G. & Venturini, M.
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