Fast beam injection and ejection method using a short-pulsed septum magnet for hadron accelerators

Eiji Nakamura, Masakazu Takayama, Shin Yabukami

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Abstract

Septum systems are the most important devices for beam injection and extraction in circular particle accelerators. Because of the high-field requirements with a thin septum structure, septa have major problems with heating and cooling of coils and there is a possibility that a mechanical breakdown of coils occurs due to magnetic forces in a pulsed operation. These problems are exacerbated by the long pulse excitation of large inductance magnets because of their multi-turn coils for high-field production, keeping a flat top accuracy of less than 0.1%. Recently the pulsed field techniques of fast rise and field higher than 0.5 T have been realized in the study field of kicker magnet systems, which can be used to solve the above-mentioned problems. This paper focuses on fast beam injection/ejection methods by using a short-pulsed septum magnet.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-37
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume640
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jun 1
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Accelerator
  • Hadron
  • Kicker
  • Magnet
  • Method
  • Septum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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