Author: Borland, M.
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TH1A05 Jitter Study for the APS Linac Photo-injector Beam 647
 
  • D. Hui, M. Borland, J.M. Byrd, Y. Sun
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois, USA
 
  Funding: *Work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357.
The APS Linac photo-injector can deliver high brightness electron beams to the Linac Extension Area (LEA) for beam experiments such as TESSA (Tapering Enhanced Stimulated Superradiant Amplification). Beam jitter in the device-under-test (DUT) area of the LEA can adversely affect the quality of data for such experiments. In this paper, a start-to-end simulation of jitter is studied. Sources of jitter include photo-cathode drive-laser arrival time, laser energy, and RF phases and voltages of the photo-cathode gun and accelerating cavities. It is found that at the DUT the relative mean energy jitter is the most significant concern, and that improvements in the Linac RF voltage stability can help to reduce it. RMS energy spread are more sensitive to the laser timing and charge jitter. The laser timing jitter itself can be compressed by the magnetic chicane by a factor of 5.6.
 
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-TH1A05  
About • paper received ※ 10 September 2018      issue date ※ 18 January 2019  
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