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MOPO127 Recent Results from MICE on Multiple Coulomb Scattering and Energy Loss scattering, emittance, simulation, radiation 267
 
  • J.Y. Tang
    IHEP, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
  • J.C. Nugent
    University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom
 
  Funding: STFC, DOE, NSF, INFN, CHIPP and more
Multiple Coulomb scattering and energy loss are well known phenomena experienced by charged particles as they traverse a material. However, from recent measurements by the MuScat collaboration, available simulation codes (GEANT4, for example) are known to overestimate the scattering of muons in low Z materials. This is of particular interest to the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) collaboration which has the goal of measuring the reduction of the emittance of a muon beam induced by energy loss in low Z absorbers. MICE took data without magnetic field suitable for multiple scattering measurements in the fall of 2015 with the absorber vessel filled with xenon and in the spring of 2016 using a lithium hydride absorber. In the fall of 2016 MICE took data with magnetic fields on and measured the energy loss of muons in a lithium hydride absorber. These data are all compared with the Bethe-Bloch formula and with the predictions of various models, including the default GEANT4 model.
Submitted by the MICE speakers Bureau. If accepted a member of the collaboration will be selected for the mission
 
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-MOPO127  
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MOPO129 Recent Results from the Study of Emittance Evolution at MICE emittance, solenoid, experiment, lattice 270
 
  • W.B. Liu
    IHEP, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
  • V. Blackmore, C. Hunt
    Imperial College of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, London, United Kingdom
 
  Funding: STFC, DOE, NSF, INFN, CHIPP and more
The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) has measured the evolution of emittance due to ionization energy loss. Muons were focused onto an absorber using a large aperture solenoid. Lithium-hydride and liquid hy- drogen-absorbers have been studied. Diagnostic devices were placed upstream and downstream of the focus, ena- bling the phase-space coordinates of individual muons to be reconstructed. By observing the properties of ensem- bles of muons, the change in beam emittance was meas- ured. Data taken during 2016 and 2017 are currently un- der study to evaluate the change in emittance due to the absorber for muon beams with various initial emittance, momenta, and settings of the magnetic lattice. The current status and the most recent results of these analyses will be presented.
Submitted by the MICE speakers Bureau. If accepted a member of the collaboration will be selected for the mission
 
DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-MOPO129  
About • paper received ※ 30 September 2018      issue date ※ 18 January 2019  
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TUPO112 Calculation of Electron Beam Dynamics in Four Accelerating Stations for JINR Linear Electron Accelerator LINAC-200 electron, linac, solenoid, acceleration 566
 
  • A. Sledneva, V. Aleksandrov, V.V. Kobets
    JINR, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
 
  In the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research a Test Stand with an electron beam generated by the linear accelerator LINAC-200 with the energy up to 200 MeV is being constructed to investigate properties of accelerating and semiconducting structures for advanced detectors, a radiation resistance of detectors based on gallium arsenide semiconductor, to study a free electron laser and to do other applied for work. The technical characteristics of the LINAC-200 accelerator make it possible to create an advanced system of test beams for scientific and methodological studies of detectors on its basis. Four accelerating stations with maximum beam energy up to 200 MeV are put into operation. The work is being carried out for experiments with electron test beams with energy up to 800 MeV. This work presents the calculation results of the magnetic field of the focusing solenoidal system and electron beam dynamics in accelerating stations. In addition, the results on the formation of the electron beam with optimal parameters to be captured in further accelerating sections.  
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TH1A01 First Ever Ionization Cooling Demonstration in MICE emittance, experiment, scattering, electron 632
 
  • J.Y. Tang
    IHEP, Beijing, People’s Republic of China
 
  Funding: STFC, DOE, NSF, INFN, CHIPP and more
The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) at RAL has studied the ionization cooling of muons. Several million individual particle tracks have been recorded passing through a series of focusing magnets in a number of different configurations and a liquid hydrogen or lithium hydride absorber. Measurement of the tracks upstream and downstream of the absorber has shown the expected effects of the 4D emittance reduction. This invited talk presents and discusses these results, and projects the future of ionization cooling.
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