Author: Lefevre, T.     [Lefèvre, T.]
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TUPC09 Initial Results from the LHC Multi-Band Instability Monitor 314
  • T.E. Levens, T. Lefèvre, D. Valuch
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  Intra-bunch transverse instabilities are routinely measured in the LHC using a "Head-Tail Monitor" based on sampling a wide-band BPM with a high-speed digitiser. However, these measurements are limited by the dynamic range and short record length possible with typical commercial oscilloscopes. This paper will present the initial results from the LHC Multi-Band Instability Monitor, a new technique developed to provide information on the beam stability with a high dynamic range using frequency domain analysis of the transverse beam spectrum.  
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WEPB14 Recent Results on Non-invasive Beam Size Measurement Methods Based on Polarization Currents 464
  • S. Mazzoni, M. Bergamaschi, O.R. Jones, R. Kieffer, T. Lefèvre, F. Roncarolo
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • A. Aryshev, N. Terunuma
    KEK, Ibaraki, Japan
  • L.Y. Bartnik, M.G. Billing, J.V. Conway, M.J. Forster, Y.L.P. Fuentes, J.P. Shanks, S. Wang
    Cornell University (CLASSE), Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences and Education, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • V.V. Bleko, A.S. Konkov, A. Potylitsyn
    TPU, Tomsk, Russia
  • L. Bobb
    DLS, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • P. Karataev, K. Lekomtsev
    JAI, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • P. Karataev
    Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey, United Kingdom
  We present recent results on non-invasive beam profile measurement techniques based on Diffraction Radiation (DR) and Cherenkov Diffraction Radiation (ChDR). Both methods exploit the analysis of broadband electromagnetic radiation resulting from polarization currents produced in, or at the boundary of, a medium in close proximity of a charged particle beam. To increase the resolution of DR, measurements were performed in the UV range at a wavelength of 250 nm. With such configurations, sensitivity to the beam size of a 1.2 GeV electron beam below 10 um was observed at the Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) at KEK, Japan. In the case of the ChDR, a proof of principle study was carried out at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR) where beam profiles were measured in 2017 on a 5.3 GeV positron beam. At the time of writing an experiment to measure the resolution limit of ChDR has been launched at ATF where smaller beam sizes are available. We will present experimental results and discuss the application of such techniques for future accelerators.  
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