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THPO086 Beam Loss and Average Beam Current Measurements Using a CWCT proton, instrumentation, electron, acceleration 882
 
  • F. Stulle, H. Bayle, J.F. Bergoz, T. Delaviere, L. Dupuy
    BERGOZ Instrumentation, Saint Genis Pouilly, France
  • P. Forck, M. Witthaus
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  • D. Vandeplassche
    SCK•CEN, Mol, Belgium
  • J.X. Wu
    IMP/CAS, Lanzhou, People’s Republic of China
 
  The CWCT is a novel instrument adapted to an accurate average current determination of bunched CW beams or macro pulses. By combining a high-droop current transformer with novel electronics for signal analysis, an output signal bandwidth of DC to about 500kHz and a current resolution down to the micro-ampere level are achieved. Beam current fluctuations are followed within microseconds, permitting fast detection of beam loss. These characteristics render the CWCT an ideal instrument for HPPAs, for example ADS linacs, and other proton or ion accelerators. We present the CWCT principle and the CWCT performance achieved in beam experiments at UNILAC, GSI.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-LINAC2018-THPO086  
About • paper received ※ 11 September 2018      issue date ※ 18 January 2019  
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