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Transverse beam splitting made operational: Recent progress of the multi-turn extraction at the CERN proton synchrotron / Huschauer, Alexander (CERN) ; Borburgh, Jan (CERN) ; Damjanovic, Sanja (GSI - Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH (DE)) ; Gilardoni, Simone (CERN) ; Giovannozzi, Massimo (CERN) ; Hourican, Michael (CERN) ; Kahle, Karsten (CERN) ; Michels, Olivier (CERN) ; Sterbini, Guido (CERN) ; Hernalsteens, Cedric et al.
Following a successful commissioning period, the Multi-Turn Extraction (MTE) at the CERN Proton Synchrotron (PS) has been applied for the fixed-target physics programme at the Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) since September 2015. [...]
- 2016. - 7 p.
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Use of RF quadrupole structures to enhance stability in accelerator rings / Schenk, Michael (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (CH)) ; Grudiev, Alexej (CERN) ; Li, Kevin Shing Bruce (CERN) ; Papke, Kai (CERN)
The beams required for the high luminosity upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) at CERN call for efficient mechanisms to suppress transverse collective instabilities. [...]
- 2016. - 7 p.
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Required modifications of the ESS accelerator architecture for ESSnuSB / Gerigk, Frank (CERN) ; Montesinos, Eric (CERN)
This report is a summary of major modifications to the ESS nominal linac layout, which are needed to enable the operation of the ESS linac as 5 MW proton driver for the ESSnuSB initiative in addition to its regular operation as 5 MW ESS proton source [...]
- 2016.
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Sub-LET Threshold SEE Cross Section Dependency with Ion Energy / Garcia Alia, Ruben (CERN) ; Bahamonde Castro, Cristina (CERN) ; Brandenburg, Sytze (University of Groningen) ; Brugger, Markus (CERN) ; Daly, Eamonn (ESA) ; Ferlet-Cavrois, Veronique (ESA) ; Gaillard, Remi ; Hoeffgen, Stefan (Fraunhofer INT) ; Menicucci, Alessandra (Universita e INFN Roma Tor Vergata (IT)) ; Metzger, Stefan (Fraunhofer INT) et al.
This study focuses on the ion species and energy dependence of the heavy ion SEE cross section in the sub-let threshold region through a set of experimental data. [...]
- 2015. - 11 p.
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SEL Hardness Assurance in a Mixed Radiation Field / Garcia Alia, Ruben (CERN) ; Brugger, Markus (CERN) ; Danzeca, Salvatore (CERN) ; Ferlet-Cavrois, Veronique (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory) ; Frost, Christopher (Consultant in St Arnoult France) ; Gaillard, Remi ; Mekki, Julien (Centre Spatial de Toulouse (FR)) ; Saigné, Frédéric (Institut d'Electronique du Sud, Université de Montpellier) ; Thornton, Adam (University of Surrey (GB)) ; Uznanski, Slawosz (CERN) et al.
This paper explores the relationship between monoenergetic and mixed-field Single Event Latchup (SEL) cross sections, concluding for components with a very strong energy dependence and highly-energetic environments, test results from monoenergetic or soft mixed-field spectra can significantly underestimate the operational failure rate. [...]
- 2015. - 10 p.
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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..
- 2016. - 8 p.
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CHARM Facility Test Area Radiation Field Description / Thornton, Adam (University of Surrey (GB))
Specification document summarising the radiation field of the CHARM facility test area. [...]
- 2016. - 51 p.
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High Gradient $Nb_3Sn$ Quadrupole Demonstrator MKQXF Engineering Design / Kokkinos, C (FEAC Engineering P.C.) ; Karppinen, Mikko (CERN)
A new mechanical design concept for the $Nb_3Sn$ quadrupoles has been developed with a goal of an accelerator quality magnet that can be industrially produced in large series. [...]
- 2016. - 46 p.
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MD290: Q4 IP6 Quench Level / Bednarek, Mateusz Jakub (CERN) ; Bracco, Chiara (CERN) ; Lechner, Anton (CERN)
The detailed program proposed for the LHC Machine Development concerning a quench induced by fast losses on the MQY.4L6 quadrupole is presented. [...]
- 2016. - 10 p.
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MD456: Monitoring of abort gap population with diamond particle detectors at the BGI in IP 4 / Stein, Oliver (CERN)
In this MD, diamond based particle detectors (dBLM) were used for measuring showers of the beam interactions with the in the BGI induced neon gas. [...]
- 2016. - 5 p.
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