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2016-07-01
09:25
LHC Availability 2016: Restart to Technical Stop 1 / Todd, Benjamin (CERN) ; Ponce, Laurette (CERN) ; Apollonio, Andrea (CERN)
This document summarises the LHC machine availability for the period of Restart to Technical Stop 1 (TS1) in 2016. [...]
CERN-ACC-NOTE-2016-0047.
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2016-07-01
09:14
Summary of the Chamonix 2016 Session on HL-LHC / Bruning, Oliver (CERN) ; Papaphilippou, Yannis (CERN) ; Rossi, Lucio (CERN)
This paper summarises the HL-LHC session of the 2016 Chamonix performance workshop that took place from January 25th until 28th 2016 in Hotel Les Aiglons in Chamonix..
CERN-ACC-NOTE-2016-0046.
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2016-06-28
11:40
Performance of the CERN PSB at 160 MeV with $H^{-}$ charge exchange injection / Forte, Vincenzo
As part of the LHC Injectors Upgrade Project, the CERN PS Booster (PSB) will be upgraded with a H- charge exchange injection system and its injection energy will be raised from 50 MeV to 160 MeV to obtain the beam brightness required for the LHC High-Luminosity Upgrade [...]
CERN-THESIS-2016-063 - 192 p.

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2016-06-27
06:55
CERN needs for future accelerators in high energy physics / Holzer, B J (CERN)
Several new accelerator projects are being studied at CERN in a broad energy range from atomic to Tera scale level. The beam energy as well as the beam quality requirements raise the need for new future acceleration concepts to achieve more efficient accelerating structures and / or more compact devices. [...]
2015 - 6 p. - Published in : Eur. Phys. J. Spec. Top. 224 (2015) 2615-2620

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2016-06-27
06:55
A Gas Target Internal to the LHC for the Study of pp Single-Spin Asymmetries and Heavy Ion Collisions / Barschel, Colin (CERN) ; Lenisa, Paolo (Ferrara U. ; INFN, Ferrara) ; Nass, Alexander (Julich, Forschungszentrum) ; Steffens, Erhard (Erlangen - Nuremberg U.)
We discuss the application of an open storage cell as gas target for a proposed LHC fixed-target experiment AFTER@LHC. The target provides a high areal density at minimum gas input, which may be polarized ^1H, ^2H, or ^3He gas or heavy inert gases in a wide mass range. [...]
2015 - 6 p. - Published in : Adv. High Energy Phys. 2015 (2015) 463141 Fulltext: PDF; Hindawi Open Access article: PDF;

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2016-06-26
20:43
Beam Dynamics Studies for High-Intensity Beams in the CERN Proton Synchrotron / Huschauer, Alexander
With the discovery of the Higgs boson, the existence of the last missing piece of the Standard Model of particle physics (SM) was confirmed [...]
CERN-THESIS-2016-061 - 178 p.

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2016-06-24
08:48
Keynote 1: High Energy Physics: Present and future / Heuer, Rolf (CERN)
With the start of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, particle physics entered a new era. [...]
2015. - 1 p.

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2016-06-24
08:48
Inductive adders for replacing thyratron based modulators at CERN / Barnes, M J (CERN) ; Ducimetiere, L (CERN) ; Holma, J (CERN) ; Kramer, T (CERN) ; Fowler, A (CERN)
Line-type modulators, for example pulse forming lines and pulse forming networks, which use thyratron switches, are currently used in many pulse power systems at CERN. Solid-state modulators implemented with inductive adder technology could replace thyratron based designs in many applications and potentially improve dynamic range, maintainability and reliability of the systems. [...]
2015 - 10 p. - Published in : 10.1109/EPE.2015.7309160
In : 17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Geneva, Switzerland, 8-10 Sep 2015, pp.7309160

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2016-06-24
08:48
Measurements on prototype inductive adders with extreme flat-top output pulses for CLIC damping ring extraction kickers / Holma, Janne (CERN) ; Barnes, Michael J (CERN)
The specifications of the extraction kicker systems for the damping rings of the Compact Linear Collider call for 160 ns duration flat-top pulses of ±12.5 kV, 250 A, with combined ripple and droop of ±0.02 %. Pulse waveforms of two 3.5 kV prototype inductive adders have demonstrated ±0.05 % relative flat-top stability..
2015 - 8 p. - Published in : 10.1109/EPE.2015.7309138
In : 17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, Geneva, Switzerland, 8-10 Sep 2015, pp.7309138

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2016-06-23
06:49
The Second Beam-Line and Experimental Area at n_TOF: A New Opportunity for Challenging Neutron Measurements at CERN / Colonna, Nicola (INFN, Bari) ; Gunsing, Frank (Saclay) ; Chiaveri, Enrico (CERN)
Since 2001, a wealth of neutron capture and neutron-induced fission reactions has been measured at n_TOF, providing an important contribution to a wide variety of research fields. The experimental activity is driven mostly by two motivations: on the one hand, capture reactions are studied with the aim of improving current models of stellar nucleosynthesis of heavy elements. [...]
2015 - 5 p. - Published in : Nucl. Phys. News 25 (2015) 19-23

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