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Design of a reacceleration experiment using the Choppertron
Author(s): Giulia M. Fiorentini; Timothy L. Houck; Chunxi Wang
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Paper Abstract

The Microwave Source Facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is commencing a series of experiments involving reacceleration of a modulated beam alternating with extraction of energy in the form of X-band microwaves. The Choppertron, a high-power microwave generator, is used to modulate a 5-MV, 1-kA induction accelerator beam. The modulated beam is then passed through a series of traveling-wave output structures separated by induction cells. In this paper we report on computer simulations used in the design of these experiments. Simulations include analysis of beam transport, modulation, power extraction and transverse instabilities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1872, Intense Microwave Pulses, (8 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147452
Show Author Affiliations
Giulia M. Fiorentini, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (Italy)
Timothy L. Houck, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (United States)
Chunxi Wang, Lawrence Berkeley Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1872:
Intense Microwave Pulses
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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