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MOPA01 Status Overview of the HESR Beam Instrumentation proton, impedance, antiproton, instrumentation 26
  • C. Böhme, A.J. Halama, V. Kamerdzhiev, F. Klehr, B. Klimczok, M. Maubach, S. Merzliakov, D. Prasuhn, R. Tölle
    FZJ, Jülich, Germany
  The High Energy Storage Ring (HESR), within the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR), will provide proton and anti-proton beams for PANDA (Proton Antiproton Annihilation at Darmstadt) and heavy ion beams for SPARC (Stored Particles Atomic Physics Research Collaboration). With the beam instrumentation devices envisaged in larger quantities, e.g. BPM and BLM being in production, other BI instruments like Viewer, Scraper, or Ionization Beam Profile Monitor are in the mechanical design phase. An overview of the status is presented.  
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MOPB09 Comparison Among Different Tune Measurement Schemes at HLS-II Storage Ring betatron, storage-ring, detector, experiment 93
  • L.T. Huang, X.Y. Liu, P. Lu, M.-X. Qian, B.G. Sun, J.G. Wang, J.H. Wei, F.F. Wu, Y.L. Yang, T.Y. Zhou
    USTC/NSRL, Hefei, Anhui, People's Republic of China
  Tune measurement is one of the most significant beam diagnostics at HLS-II storage ring. When measuring tune, higher tune spectral component and lower other compo-nents are expected, so that the tune measurement will be more accurate. To this end, a set of BBQ (Base Band Tune) front-end based on 3D (Direct Diode Detection) technique has previously developed to improve the effec-tive signal content and suppress other components. Em-ploying the BBQ front-end, four different tune measure-ment schemes are designed and related experiments per-formed on the HLS-II storage ring. Experimental results and analysis will be presented later.  
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MOPC06 Comparative Measurement and Characterisation of Three Cryogenic Current Comparators Based on Low-Temperature Superconductors cryogenics, antiproton, proton, electron 126
  • V. Tympel, T. Stöhlker
    HIJ, Jena, Germany
  • H. De Gersem, N. Marsic, W.F.O. Müller
    TEMF, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
  • M.F. Fernandes, C.P. Welsch
    Cockcroft Institute, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • M.F. Fernandes, J. Tan
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • M.F. Fernandes, C.P. Welsch
    The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • J. Golm, R. Neubert, F. Schmidl, P. Seidel
    FSU Jena, Jena, Germany
  • D.M. Haider, F. Kurian, M. Schwickert, T. Sieber, T. Stöhlker
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  • R. Neubert
    Thuringia Observatory Tautenburg, Tautenburg, Germany
  • M. Schmelz, R. Stolz
    IPHT, Jena, Germany
  • T. Stöhlker
    IOQ, Jena, Germany
  • V. Zakosarenko
    Supracon AG, Jena, Germany
  Funding: Supported by the BMBF, project numbers 05P15SJRBA and 05P18SJRB1.
A Cryogenic Current Comparator (CCC) is a non-destructive, metrological-traceable charged particle beam intensity measurement system for the nano-ampere range. Using superconducting shielding and coils, low temperature Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) and highly permeable flux-concentrators, the CCC can operate in the frequency range from DC to several kHz or hundreds of kHz depending on the requirement of the application. Also, the white noise level can be optimized down to 2 pA/sqrt(Hz) at 2.16 K. This work compares three different Pb- and Nb-based CCC-sensors developed at the Institute of Solid State Physics and Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology at Jena, Germany: CERN-Nb-CCC, optimized for applica-tion at CERN Antiproton Decelerator (AD) in 2015 with a free inner diameter of 185 mm; GSI-Pb-CCC, designed for GSI-Darmstadt with a free inner diameter of 145 mm, 1996 completed, 2014 upgraded; GSI-Nb-CCC-XD, de-signed for the GSI/FAIR-project with a free inner diame-ter of 250 mm, 2017 completed. The results of noise, small-signal, slew-rate, and drift measurements done 2015 and 2018 in the Cryo-Detector Lab at the University of Jena are presented here.
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TUPB13 Stability Tests with Pilot-Tone Based Elettra BPM RF Front End and Libera Electronics electron, electronics, ISOL, controls 289
  • M. Cargnelutti, P. Leban, M. Žnidarčič
    I-Tech, Solkan, Slovenia
  • S. Bassanese, G. Brajnik, S. Cleva, R. De Monte
    Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A., Basovizza, Italy
  Long-term stability is one of the most important properties of the BPM readout system. Recent developments on pilot tone capable front end have been tested with an established BPM readout electronics. The goal was to demonstrate the effectiveness of the pilot tone compensation to varying external conditions. Simulated cable attenuation change and temperature variation of the readout electronics were confirmed to have no major effect to position data readout. The output signals from Elettra front end (carrier frequency and pilot tone frequency) were processed by a Libera Spark with the integrated standard front end which contains several filtering, attenuation and amplification stages. Tests were repeated with a modified instrument (optimized for pilot tone) to compare the long-term stability results. Findings show the pilot tone front end enables great features like self-diagnostics and cable-fault compensation as well as small improvement in the long-term stability. Measurement resolution is in range of 10 nanometers RMS in 5 Hz bandwidth.  
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TUPC07 First Results of Button BPMs at FRIB electron, electronics, linac, MMI 311
  • S. Cogan, J.L. Crisp, T.M. Ford, S.M. Lidia
    FRIB, East Lansing, USA
  Funding: This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science under Cooperative Agreement DE-SC0000661, the State of Michigan and Michigan State University.
Commissioning and tuning the linac driver for the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) requires a large network of warm and cryogenic BPMs, with apertures of 40 - 150 mm, sensitivity to beam currents of 100 nA to 1 mA, and accurate for beams with velocities as low as 0.03c. We present initial results of the BPM system, analog and digital signal processing, distortion and error correction, and calibration for time of flight (TOF) measurements. Measurements for low energy beams are presented.
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WEPA13 Electro-Optic Modulator Based Beam Arrival Time Monitor for SXFEL* FEL, electron, timing, laser 396
  • X.Q. Liu, L.F. Hua, L.W. Lai, Y.B. Leng, R.X. Yuan
    SINAP, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  • N. Zhang
    SSRF, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
  Beam arrival time monitor (BAM) is an important tool to investigate the temporal characteristic of elec-tron bunch in free electron laser (FEL) like Shanghai soft X-ray Free Electron Laser (SXFEL). Since the timing jitter of electron bunch will affect the FEL's stability and the resolution of time-resolved experi-ment at FELs, it is necessary to precisely measure the electron bunch arrival time so as to reduce the timing jitter of the electron bunch with beam based feedback. The beam arrival time monitor based on electro-optic modulator (EOM) is already planned and will be de-veloped and tested at SXFEL in the next three years. Here the design and preliminary results of the EOM based beam arrival time monitor will be introduced in this paper.  
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WEPA15 Development of BAM Electronics in PAL-XFEL electron, electronics, controls, FEL 400
  • D.C. Shin, J.H. Hong, H.-S. Kang, C. Kim, G. Kim, C.-K. Min
    PAL, Pohang, Republic of Korea
  We describe an electronics for electron bunch arrival time monitor (BAM) with a less than 10 femtosecond resolution, which was developed in 2017 and is currently in use at PAL-XFEL. When electron bunches go through an S-band monopole cavity, about 1 us long RF signal can be obtained to compare with a low phase noise RF reference. The differential phase jitter corresponds to the arrival time jitter of electron bunches. RF front-end (F/E) which converts the S-band pickup signal to intermediate frequency (IF) signal, is the essential part of a good time resolution. The digitizer and the signal processor of the BAM electronics are installed in an MTCA platform. This paper presents the design scheme, test results of the BAM electronics and future improvement plans.  
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WEPA20 First Results From the Bunch Arrival-Time Monitors at SwissFEL laser, FEL, electron, MMI 420
  • V.R. Arsov, P. Chevtsov, S. Hunziker, M.G. Kaiser, D. Llorente Sancho, A. Romann, V. Schlott, M. Stadler, D.M. Treyer
    PSI, Villigen PSI, Switzerland
  • M. Dach
    Dach Consulting GmbH, Brugg, Switzerland
  Two Bunch Arrival-Time Monitors (BAM), based on fiber optical Mach-Zehnder intensity modulators, which encode the arrival-time information in the amplitude of the laser pulses delivered through a highly stable pulsed optical reference distribution system, have been commissioned and are operational at SwissFEL. The first BAM is at the RF-Gun, the second one is downstream the first bunch compressor. Both BAMs operate simultaneously and measure the arrival-time drift and jitter with less than 5 fs resolution. For the first time we have experimentally verified the excellent SwissFEL bunch stability. We have developed concepts and tested hardware, which enhance the commissioning and user operation. In particular we have successfully tested a tool for fast timing overlap between the electron bunch and the reference laser pulse, which allows fast system set-up and characterization. We have verified the capability for 2-bunch and 100 Hz operation. In comparison to the prototype detectors, which were operational at the SwissFEL test injector, we have achieved an improved BAM resolution in the range 10 pC - 200 pC.  
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THOB03 Long Term Investigation of the Degradation of Coaxial Cables radiation, insertion, operation, scattering 552
  • M. Kuntzsch, R. Schurig
    HZDR, Dresden, Germany
  • S.J. Burger
    Delta Gamma RF-Expert, Melbourne, Australia
  • T. Weber
    el-spec GmbH, Geretsried, Germany
  For the transport of RF signals coaxial cables with PTFE ('Teflon') as dielectric medium are widely used because they offer a wide bandwidth and low insertion loss. Coaxial cables that are routed in immediate vicinity to the beamline are exposed to ionizing radiation that is mainly generated by beam-loss. In this radiative environment cables change their electrical properties which directly affects the signal on the receiver side and in turn the measured beam parameters. This contribution describes a measurement setup at the superconducting CW accelerator ELBE that was used to investigate the degradation of coaxial cables under well-controlled conditions up to an accumulated dose of 94 kGy. Furthermore the acquired data up to 40 GHz of two coaxial cable samples are presented and the results are discussed.  
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