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MOPA14 Electron Spectrometer for a Low Charge Intermediate Energy LWFA Electron Beam Measurement electron, dipole, laser, experiment 57
 
  • A.V. Ottmar, Yu.I. Maltseva, T.V. Rybitskaya
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  • V. Gubin
    Institute of Laser Physics, SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
 
  The Laser-driven Compton light source is under development in ILP SB RAS in collaboration with BINP SB RAS. Electron spectrometer for measurement of LWFA electron beam with energy in the range 10-150 MeV and bunch charge 1-10 pC is presented. Spectrometer based on permanent magnet and luminous screen with CCD registrar and this geometry was optimized for best measurements resolution in compromise with size limitations. Preliminary collimation of electron beam allows achieving energy resolution up to 5-10 % of top limit. System has been tested at the VEPP-5 linear electron accelerator and obtained results correspond to design objectives. Sensitivity of beam transverse charge density was experimentally fixed at 0.03 pC/mm2, it is practically sufficient for our LWFA experiments.  
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MOPC10 Upgrade and Improvement of CT Based on TMR electron, electronics, simulation, operation 134
 
  • Y. Zhao, Y.Y. Du, L. Wang
    IHEP, Beijing, People's Republic of China
 
  The CT based on TMR sensor has been developed in the lab. For Improving the accuracy and linearity, re-ducing the influence of sensor position, a series simu-lation and calculation have been done which conduct an upgrade both in the mechanical structure and elec-tronics design. Lab test shows good results and test on beam will be carried on soon.  
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TUOB03 Demonstration of a Newly Developed Pulse-by-pulse X-Ray Beam Position Monitor in SPring-8 detector, radiation, operation, storage-ring 182
 
  • H. Aoyagi, Y. Furukawa, S. Takahashi, A. Watanabe
    JASRI/SPring-8, Hyogo, Japan
 
  Funding: This work was partly supported by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science through a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (c), No. 20416374 and No. 18K11943.
A newly designed pulse-by-pulse X-ray beam position monitor (XBPM), which is photoemission type, has been demonstrated successfully in the SPring-8 synchrotron radiation beamline. Conventional XBPMs work in the direct-current (DC) mode, because it is difficult to measure a beam position in the pulse mode under the sever heat load condition. The key point of the design is aiming at improving heat-resistance property without degradation of high frequency property [1]. This monitor is equipped with microstripline structure for signal transmission line to achieve pulse-by-pulse beam position signal. A photocathode is titanium electrode that is sputtered on a diamond heat sink to achieve high heat resistance. We have manufactured the prototype, and demonstrated feasibility at the SPring-8 bending magnet beamline. As a result, we observed a unipolar single pulse with the pulse length of less than 1 ns FWHM and confirmed that it has pulse-by-pules position sensitivity [2]. Furthermore, this monitor can be also used in the direct-current mode with good stability and good resolution. The operational experience will be also presented.
[1] http://accelconf.web.cern.ch/AccelConf/medsi2016/papers/wepe10.pdf
[2] http://www.pasj.jp/webpublish/pasj2017/proceedings/PDF/THOM/THOM06.pdf
 
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TUOC04 Development of Beam Position Monitor for the SPring-8 Upgrade electron, radiation, electronics, brilliance 204
 
  • H. Maesaka
    RIKEN SPring-8 Center, Innovative Light Sources Division, Hyogo, Japan
  • H. Dewa, T. Fujita, M. Masaki, S. Takano
    JASRI, Hyogo, Japan
 
  We are developing a new electron beam position monitor (BPM) system for the low-emittance upgrade of SPring-8. The requirements for the BPM system are: (1) a single-pass resolution of 100 µm rms for a 100 pC bunch and an electric center accuracy of 100 µm rms for the initial beam commissioning to achieve the first turn, (2) a closed-orbit distortion (COD) resolution better than 0.1 µm rms for a 100 mA stored beam and a position stability of less than 5 µm for the ultimate stability of a photon beam axis. We have completed prototypes of a precise button electrode and a BPM block to obtain high-intensity signals and sufficient mechanical accuracy while suppressing high-Q trapped modes leading to impedance and heating issues. The development of readout electronics based on the MTCA.4 standard and the evaluation of radiation-hard coaxial cables have also been conducted. The prototype BPM head was installed in the present SPring-8 storage ring for performance verification with an actual electron beam. We confirmed sufficient signal intensity, electric center accuracy, position stability, etc. by the beam test. The new BPM system is almost ready for the SPring-8 upgrade.  
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TUPA04 Analysis of Interlocked Events based on Beam Instrumentation Data at J-PARC Linac and RCS linac, operation, detector, DTL 219
 
  • N. Hayashi, S. Hatakeyama, A. Miura, M. Yoshimoto
    JAEA/J-PARC, Tokai-Mura, Naka-Gun, Ibaraki-Ken, Japan
  • K. Futatsukawa, T. Miyao
    KEK, Ibaraki, Japan
 
  J-PARC is a multi-purpose facility. Accelerator stability is the one of important issues for users of this facility. To realize stable operation, we must collect data on interlocked events and analyze these data to determine the reasons for the occurrence of such events. In J-PARC Linac, data of interlocked events have been recorded using several some beam loss monitors and current monitors, and these data have been are analyzed and classified. In J-PARC RCS, new instrumentation is being introduced to obtain beam position. We discuss the present status and future plans related to this subject.  
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TUPA07 Collimator for Beam Position Measurement and Beam Collimation for Cyclotron controls, target, cyclotron, collimation 224
 
  • L.X. Hu, Y. Chen, K.Z. Ding, J. Li, Y. Song, Q. Yang
    ASIPP, Hefei, People's Republic of China
  • Y.C. Wu, K. Yao
    HFCIM, HeFei, People's Republic of China
 
  Funding: This work is supported in part by grants 1604b0602005 and 1503062029.
In order to restrict the beam dispersion and diffusion at the extraction area of the cyclotron and to detect abnormal beam loss, a beam collimator system has been designed to collimate the beam and to measure its transverse positions. The collimator system is composed of a vacuum cavity, two pairs of beam targets, a set of driving and supporting mechanism, and a measurement and control unit. The beam target with the size determined by the diameter of the beam pipe, the particle energy and beam intensity, will generate current signal during particle deposition. Each pair of beam targets has bilateral blocks which forms a slit in either horizontal or vertical direction. Servo motor and screw rod are used so that the target can reciprocate with the repeatability of less than 0.1mm. The measurement and control system based on LabVIEW can realize the motion control and current measurement of the targets and then calculate the beam transverse positions.
 
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TUPA15 Adaptive Collimator Design for Future Particle Accelerators collimation, site, collider, operation 240
 
  • T.R. Furness, S. Fletcher, J.F. Williamson
    University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  • A. Bertarelli, F. Carra, L. Gentini, M. Pasquali, S. Redaelli
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
 
  Funding: This work has recevied funding from the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
The function of collimators in the LHC is to control and safely dispose of the halo particles that are produced by unavoidable beam losses from the circulating beam. Even tiny proportions of the 7TeV beam have the stored energy to quench the superconducting magnets or damage parts of the accelerator if left unchecked. Particle absorbing Low-Z material make up the active area of the collimator (jaws). Various beam impact scenarios can induce significant temperature gradients that cause deformation of the jaws. This can lead to a reduction in beam cleaning efficiency which can have a detrimental effect on beam dynamics. This has led to research into a new Adaptive collimation system (ACS). The ACS is a re-design of a current collimator already in use at CERN. The ACS will incorporate a novel fibre based measurement system and piezoceramic actuators mounted within the body of the collimator to maintain jaw straightness below the 100µm specification. These two systems working in tandem can monitor, and correct for, the jaw structural deformation for all impact events. This paper details the concept and technical solutions of the ACS as well as preliminary validation calculations.
 
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TUPB04 Development of a New Button Beam-position Monitor for BESSY VSR impedance, resonance, storage-ring, operation 265
 
  • J.G. Hwang, V. Dürr, M. Ries, A. Schälicke, G. Schiwietz, D. Wolk
    HZB, Berlin, Germany
 
  An extreme operation mode such as the BESSY-VSR conditions stimulates the development of a high accuracy bunch-by-bunch beam-position monitor (BPM) system which is compatible with the bunch-selective operation for the orbit feedback system. Such a system will also greatly benefit to accelerator R&D such as transverse resonance island buckets (TRIBs). Compensation of the long-range ringing signal produced by the combined effect of impedance mismatching inside the button and trapped TE-modes in the aluminum-oxide insulator (Al2O3) material is required essentially to improve the resolution. This is important since the ringing causes a misreading of the beam position and current of following bunches. We show the design study of a new button-type BPM to mitigate the influence of the ringing signal as well as to reduce wake losses by improving the impedance matching in the button and by replacing the insulator material.  
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TUPB14 New Beam Position Monitors for the CERN Linac3 to LEIR Ion Beam Transfer Line electron, linac, simulation, solenoid 293
 
  • L. Søby, G. Baud, M. Bozzolan, R. Scrivens
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
 
  The injection line into the CERN Low Energy Ion Ring (LEIR) has recently been equipped with nine, new, electrostatic Beam Position Monitors (BPMs) in order to measure and optimize the trajectory of the low intensity ion beams coming from LINAC3. In this paper, we describe the design of the BPM, the low noise charge amplifier mounted directly on the BPM, and the digital acquisition system. There is special emphasis on the first commissioning results where the measured beam positions were seen to be perturbed by EMI and charging of the BPM electrodes by secondary particles. The effect of mitigation measures, including repelling voltages on the electrodes and external magnetic fields, are also discussed.  
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WEOB01 New Beam Loss Detector System for EBS-ESRF SRF, detector, injection, operation 346
 
  • L. Torino, K.B. Scheidt
    ESRF, Grenoble, France
 
  In view of the construction and the commissioning of the new Extremely Brilliant Source (EBS) ring, a new Beam Loss Detector (BLDs) system has been developed, installed and tested in the present European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) storage ring. The new BLD system is composed of 128 compact PMT-scintillator based BLDs, distributed evenly and symmetrically at 4 BLDs per cell, controlled and read out by 32 Libera Beam Loss Monitors (BLMs). The detectors fast response and the versatility of the read-out electronics allow to measure fast losses with an almost bunch-by-bunch resolution, as well as integrated losses useful during the machine operation. In this paper the different acquisition modes will be explained and results obtained during injection and normal operation will be presented.  
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WEOB02 RadFET Dose Monitor System for SOLEIL radiation, electron, electronics, storage-ring 353
 
  • N. Hubert, F. Dohou, M. El Ajjouri, D. Pédeau
    SOLEIL, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
 
  Soleil is currently testing new dose monitors based on RadFET transistors. This new detector at SOLEIL will provide a measurement of the dose received by equipment that are damaged by the radiations in the storage ring, and to anticipate their replacement. This monitor should be very compact to be placed in tiny areas, sensitive to all kind of radiation and low cost to install many of them around the ring. A readout electronic module is being developed in-house, and a first prototype has been build and installed on the machine. Description of the system and first results recorded on the machine are presented.  
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WEPB01 Photon Beam Imager at SOLEIL undulator, radiation, operation, insertion 425
 
  • M. Labat, J. Da Silva, N. Hubert, F. Lepage
    SOLEIL, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
 
  In one of the long straight sections of SOLEIL is installed a pair of canted in-vacuum undulators for the ANATOMIX and NANOSCOPIUM beamlines. Since the upstream undulator radiation can potentially damage the downstream undulator magnets, an accurate survey of the respective alignment of the two devices is mandatory. An XBPM has been initially installed for this purpose in the beamline frontend. For redundancy and further analysis, an X-ray imager was then designed and added just downstream the XBPM. It is made of a diamond plate that can be inserted into the upstream beamline frontend at low current. Fluorescence of the Nitrogen impurities in the diamond is imaged on a CCD to check that the upstream radiation is not hitting the downstream insertion device. We present the commissioning of this new device together with its first results in operation.  
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WEPB13 Beam-Gas Imaging Measurements at LHCb detector, luminosity, experiment, injection 459
 
  • G.R. Coombs, M. Ferro-Luzzi, R. Matev
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
 
  The LHCb detector is one of the four large particle physics experiments situated around the LHC ring. The excellent spatial resolution of the experiment's vertex locator (VELO) and tracking system allows the accurate reconstruction of interactions between the LHC beam and either residual or injected gas molecules. These reconstructed beam-gas interactions gives LHCb the ability, unique among experiments, to measure the shape and the longitudinal distribution of the beams. Analysis methods were originally developed for the purpose of absolute luminosity calibration, achieving an unprecedented precision of 1.2% in Run I. They have since been extended and applied for online beam-profile monitoring that is continuously published to the LHC, for dedicated cross-calibration with other LHC beam profile monitors and for studies of the dynamic vacuum effects due to the proximity of the VELO subdetector to the beam. In this talk, we give an overview of the LHCb experience with beam-gas imaging techniques, we present recent results on the outlined topics and we summarise the developments that are being pursued for the ultimate understanding of the Run II measurements.  
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WEPB16 Development of a Beam-Gas Curtain Profile Monitor for the High Luminosity Upgrade of the LHC electron, proton, simulation, photon 472
 
  • R. Veness, M. Ady, N. Chritin, J. Glutting, O.R. Jones, R. Kersevan, T. Marriott-Dodington, S. Mazzoni, A. Rossi, G. Schneider
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • P. Forck, S. Udrea
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  • A. Salehilashkajani
    The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • P. Smakulski
    WRUT, Wroclaw, Poland
  • C.P. Welsch, H.D. Zhang
    Cockcroft Institute, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
 
  High luminosity upgrades to the LHC at CERN and future energy frontier machines will require a new generation of minimally invasive profile measurement instruments. Production of a dense, focussed gas target allows beam-gas fluorescence to be exploited as an observable, giving an instrument suitable for installation even in regions of high magnetic field. This paper describes the development of a device based on these principles that would be suitable for operation in the LHC. It focusses on mechanisms for the production of a homogeneous gas curtain, the selection of an appropriate working gas and the optical fluorescence detection system.  
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