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Reduction of beam breakup growth by cavity cross-couplings in recirculating accelerators
Author(s): Denis G. Colombant; Yue Ying Lau; David P. Chernin
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Paper Abstract

1407_54It is shown that cross-coupling among cavities may reduce beam breakup (BBU) growth in a recirculating accelerator. The main reason for this growth reduction is the sharing of the deflecting mode energy among coupled cavities. This result is based on a numerical study of the proof-of-principle experiment currently planned for the spiral line induction accelerator (SLIA, 35 ns, 10 kA, 8.5 MeV). Reduction of BBU amplitude by factors of several hundreds is also predicted for a SLIA upgrade (35 ns, 10 kA, 25 MeV) which consists of a 7-turn, 70-cavity system. Various issues are addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1407, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams II, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43524
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Denis G. Colombant, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Yue Ying Lau, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
David P. Chernin, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1407:
Intense Microwave and Particle Beams II
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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