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MO2A03 Technology Developments for ELI-NP Gamma Beam System 13
 
  • L. Piersanti, D. Alesini, A. Battisti, M. Bellaveglia, S. Bini, F. Cardelli, R.D. Di Raddo, A. Falone, A. Gallo, V.L. Lollo, L. Pellegrino, S. Pioli, S. Tomassini, A. Variola
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • N. Beaugerard
    SEIV, Mérignac, France
  • K. Cassou, D. Douillet, K. Dupraz, T. Le Barillec, A. Martens, C.F. Ndiaye, Y. Peinaud, Z.F. Zomer
    LAL, Orsay, France
  • L. Ficcadenti, A. Mostacci, L. Palumbo, V. Pettinacci
    INFN-Roma, Roma, Italy
  • M. Migliorati
    INFN-Roma1, Rome, Italy
  • D.T. Palmer, L. Serafini
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • H. Rocipon
    ALSYOM, Argebteuil, France
 
  ELI-NP gamma beam system (GBS) is a linac based gamma-source in construction in Magurele (RO) by the European consortium EuroGammaS led by INFN. Photons with tunable energy, from 0.2 to 19.5 MeV, and with intensity and brilliance beyond the state of the art, will be produced by Compton back-scattering between a high quality electron beam (up to 740 MeV) and an intense laser pulse at 100 Hz repetition rate. Production of very intense photon flux with narrow bandwidth requires multi-bunch operation and laser recirculation at the interaction point. In this paper, the main technological developments carried out by the EuroGammaS consortium for the generation of the ELI-NP gamma beam will be described with a special emphasis on the electron linac technology, such as: RF-gun and C-band accelerating structures design fabrication and tests; low level RF (LLRF) and synchronization systems specifications and development. Finally, the laser recirculation apparatus design is briefly described and first results reported.  
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-MO2A03  
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TU1A02
Development of Normal-conducting High-gradient Accelerating Structures  
 
  • J. Shi
    TUB, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
 
  X-band high-gradient accelerating structures operating at the gradient of 80-100MV/m are proposed for different applications including compact linear collider and compact X-ray facilities. A traveling-wave structure as well as single-cell test structures with choke-mode damping feature were developed in Tsinghua University and high-power tested. A prototype structure with CLIC-based design, namely T24-THU#1, has reached 110 MV/m and several choke-mode single-cell structures reached 130MV/m during test. The high-gradient technique will be applied to Tsinghua Thomson-scattering X-ray source with two new developed 0.6m-long structures for 80MV/m acceleration.  
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THPO108 Development of an High Gradient Side Coupled Cavity for PROBE 924
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  • S. Pitman, R. Apsimon, G. Burt
    Cockcroft Institute, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom
  • N. Catalán Lasheras, A. Grudiev, W. Wuensch
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • H.L. Owen
    UMAN, Manchester, United Kingdom
 
  The PROBE project aims to develop a high gradient proton accelerator for protons with energy around 250-350 MeV for proton radiography. Detailed studies have shown that the optimum design is a side coupled cavity at S-band. With an aperture of 8 mm a gradient of 54 MV/m can be obtained with 13 MW of RF power in a 30 cm structure. A prototype cavity has been machined by VDL and diffusion bonded by Bodycote. We present initial measurements of the prototype.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-THPO108  
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THPO109 A New Spherical Pulse Compressor Working with Degenerated "Whispering Gallery" Mode 928
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  • Z.B. Li, W. Fang, Q. Gu, Z.T. Zhao
    SINAP, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
  • A. Grudiev
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
 
  CLIC is focusing on the Compact Linear Collider. To obtain a relatively high accelerating gradient, CLIC utilizes Pulse Compressors to increase the input power of accelerators. This work is to make an alternative design for CLIC pulse compression scheme. There are several kinds of pulse compressor: SLED, BOC, SLED-Ⅱ, spherical pulse compressor and so on. Usually, a spherical cavity, including BOC, can offer a higher Q factor compared with a cylindrical cavity. This design utilizes a spherical cavity working with degenerated Whispering Gallery mode.  
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THPO111 The Test of RF Breakdowns of CPHS RFQ 931
 
  • W.B. Ye, C. Cheng, X. Guan, J. Shi, X.W. Wang, Q.Z. Xing, S.X. Zheng
    TUB, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
  • M.C. Wang
    NINT, Shannxi, People’s Republic of China
 
  The high accelerating gradient is significant for a compact linear accelerator, and RF breakdowns is a limitation for the high gradient. This work aims to research RF breakdowns of a 325MHz proton Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ) accelerator of the Compact Pulsed Hadron Source(CPHS). The breakdown rate (BDR) of the RFQ has been measured. Breakdown waveforms have been recorded, which have been used for counting breakdown time distribution and analyzing the location of RF breakdowns.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-THPO111  
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THPO113 Design of 4 Ampere S-Band Linac Using Slotted Iris Structure for Hom Damping 934
 
  • J. Pang, S. Chen, X. He
    CAEP/IFP, Mainyang, Sichuan, People’s Republic of China
  • S. Pei, H. Shi, J.R. Zhang
    IHEP, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
 
  An S-band LINAC with the operating frequency of 2856 MHz and beam current of 4 A was designed for flash X-ray radiography for hydrodynamic test. The optimization of the parameters of the LINAC was processed to obtain the minimum beam radius and the maximum energy efficiency. For the purpose of reducing the beam orbits offset at the exit of LINAC, a slotted iris accelerating structure would be employed to suppress the transverse Higher Order Modes (HOMs) by cutting four radial slots in the iris to couple the HOMs to SiC loads. In this paper, we present the design of the LINAC and the results of beam dynamic analysis.  
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THPO115 Consolidation and Extension of the High-gradient LINAC RF Technology at PSI 937
 
  • P. Craievich, M. Bopp, H.-H. Braun, A. Citterio, H. Fitze, T. Garvey, T. Kleeb, F. Löhl, F. Marcellini, M. Pedrozzi, J.-Y. Raguin, L. Rivkin, K. Rolli, R. Zennaro
    PSI, Villigen PSI, Switzerland
 
  For SwissFEL a novel production process for high-gradient, high-precision C-band accelerating structures had been developed at PSI and was implemented for series production in collaboration with industry. The copper parts of the structures are machined and brazed relying on a ultra-high precision manufacturing process and tight mechanical tolerances; no RF tuning methods are applied during or after production. So far none of the structures of the series production failed during RF power conditioning and operation in the SwissFEL facility. After completing the series production for SwissFEL PSI started collaborations with CERN, ELETTRA and DESY for applying the production process and related know-how to other frequencies, namely S-band (3 GHz) and X-band (12 GHz). This paper gives an overview on the ongoing and planned R\&D activities and results obtained so far.  
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