Author: Wallters, S. C.
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TUPB12 Machine Studies with Libera Instruments at the SLAC Spear3 Accelerators 284
 
  • S. Condamoor, W.J. Corbett, D.J. Martin, S. C. Wallters
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California, USA
  • M. Cargnelutti, P. Leban
    I-Tech, Solkan, Slovenia
  • L.W. Lai
    SSRF, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  • Q. Lin
    Donghua University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
 
  Turn-by-turn BPM readout electronics were tested on the SPEAR3 booster synchrotron and storage ring to identify possible improvements for the booster injection process and to characterize processor performance in the storage ring. For this purpose, Libera Spark and Libera Brilliance+ instruments were customized for the booster (358.4 MHz) and storage ring (476.3 MHz) radio-frequencies, respectively, and tested during machine studies. Even at low single-bunch booster beam current, the dynamic range of the Libera Spark readout electronics provided excellent transverse position measurement capability during the linac-to-booster injection process, the energy ramp-up phase and during beam extraction. Booster injection efficiency was also analyzed as a function of linac S-band bunch train arrival time. In the SPEAR3 storage ring turn-by-turn Libera Brilliance+ measurement capability was evaluated for single and multi-bunch fill patterns as a function of beam current. The single-turn measurement resolution was found to be better than 10 microns for a single 3 mA bunch. The horizontal single-bunch damping time was then determined with the 238 MHz bunch-by-bunch feedback system on and off.  
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2018-TUPB12  
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