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MOBO01 Overview of the Beam Instrumentation and Commissioning Results from the BNL Low Energy RHIC Electron Cooling Facility electron, gun, laser, cathode 14
 
  • T.A. Miller, Z. Altinbas, D. Bruno, J.C. Brutus, M.R. Costanzo, L. DeSanto, C. Degen, K.A. Drees, A.V. Fedotov, W. Fischer, J.M. Fite, D.M. Gassner, X. Gu, J. Hock, R.L. Hulsart, P. Inacker, J.P. Jamilkowski, D. Kayran, J. Kewisch, C. Liu, K. Mernick, R.J. Michnoff, M.G. Minty, S.K. Nayak, L.K. Nguyen, P. Oddo, R.H. Olsen, M.C. Paniccia, W.E. Pekrul, I. Pinayev, V. Ptitsyn, V. Schoefer, S. Seletskiy, H. Song, A. Sukhanov, P. Thieberger, J.E. Tuozzolo, D. Weiss
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York, USA
 
  Funding: Work supported by Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC under Con-tract No. DE-AC02-98CH10886 with the U.S. Department of Energy
The Low Energy RHIC Electron Cooling (LEReC) facility at BNL demonstrated, for the first time, cooling of ion beams using a bunched electron beam from an SRF accelerating cavity and photoinjector. LEReC is planned to be operational to improve the luminosity of the Beam Energy Scan II physics program in RHIC in the following two years. In order to establish cooling of the RHIC Au ion beam using a 20 mA, 1.6 MeV bunched electron beam; absolute energy, angular and energy spread, trajectory and beam size were precisely matched. A suite of instrumentation was commissioned that includes a variety of current transformers, capacitive pick-up for gun high voltage ripple monitor, BPMs, transverse and longitudinal profile monitors, multi-slit and single-slit scanning emittance stations, time-of-flight and magnetic field related energy measurements, beam halo & loss monitors and recombination monitors. The commissioning results and performance of these systems are described, including the latest design efforts of high-power electron beam transverse profile monitoring using a fast wire scanner, residual gas beam induced fluorescence monitor, and Boron Nitride NanoTube (BNNT) screen monitor
 
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MOBO02 Beam Instrumentation at the Fermilab IOTA Ring electron, proton, experiment, controls 21
 
  • N. Eddy, D.R. Broemmelsiek, K. Carlson, D.J. Crawford, J.S. Diamond, D.R. Edstrom, B.J. Fellenz, M.A. Ibrahim, J.D. Jarvis, V.A. Lebedev, S. Nagaitsev, J. Ruan, J.K. Santucci, A. Semenov, V.D. Shiltsev, G. Stancari, A. Valishev, D.C. Voy, A. Warner
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
  • N. Kuklev, I. Lobach
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • S. Szustkowski
    Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, USA
 
  Funding: This manuscript has been authored by Fermi Research Alliance, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359 with the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics.
The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator (IOTA) is a storage ring at the end of the Fermilab Accelerator Science and Technology (FAST) facility. The complex is intended to support accelerator R&D for the next generation of particle accelerators. The IOTA ring is currently operating with 150 MeV electrons injected from the FAST Linac and will also receive 2.5 MeV protons from the IOTA Proon Injector currently be installed. The current instrumentation and results along from the first electron commissioning run will be presented along with future plans.
 
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MOPP015 Charge Detection System for the CLARA/VELA Facility experiment, simulation, electron, controls 110
 
  • S.L. Mathisen, Y.M. Saveliev, R.J. Smith
    STFC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
 
  The CLARA/VELA facility at Daresbury Laboratory combines an FEL test facility and an electron accelerator for scientific and industrial applications, capable of providing up to 40 MeV electrons, with an eventual goal of 250 MeV. Accurate measurement of the bunch charges in a wide range (1 - 250 pC) at a repetition rate up to 400 Hz is required. We present a new system of analogue electronics developed to interface with existing and future bunch charge measurement devices (wall current monitors, faraday cups, etc.) to measure the bunch charges accurately and precisely. The system is based on a charge amplifier with switchable sensitivity, dark current gating and on-board self-calibration. Results of circuit simulations, offline calibration tests and online beam tests of a prototype system are presented.  
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TUAO04 Commissioning of the ARIEL E-LINAC Beam Loss Monitor System electron, dipole, linac, target 239
 
  • M. Alcorta, A.D. D’Angelo, D. Dale, H. Hui, B. Humphries, S.R. Koscielniak, K. Langton, A. Lennarz, R.B. Nussbaumer, T. Planche, M. Rowe, S.D. Rädel
    TRIUMF, Vancouver, Canada
 
  The commissioning of the Advanced Rare Isotope & Electron Linac (ARIEL) facility at TRIUMF is underway. The 30 MeV e-linac has successfully been commissioned to 100 W, and to further increase the power to 1 kW the beam loss monitor system (BLM) for fast Machine Protection must be fully operational. There are currently two types of BLMs employed in the e-linac; long-ionization chambers (LIC) and scintillators, consisting of a small BGO coupled to a PMT. A front-end beam loss monitor board was designed at TRIUMF to meet the strict requirements of the BLMs: a trip of the beam occurs on 100 nC in 100 ms of integrated beam loss, and the trip must occur in < 10 us. This contribution will report on the status of the 1 kW BLM system commissioning and will give an outlook as the power is increased to the full 300 kW.  
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TUPP006 Transverse Emittance Measurement of a 2.5 MeV Proton Beam on LIPAc, IFMIF’s Prototype emittance, electron, proton, rfq 283
 
  • J. Marroncle, P. Abbon, B. Bolzon, T. Chaminade, N. Chauvin, S. Chel, J.F. Denis, A. Gaget
    CEA-DRF-IRFU, France
  • T. Akagi, K. Kondo, M. Sugimoto
    QST, Aomori, Japan
  • L. Bellan, M. Comunian, E. Fagotti, F. Grespan, A. Pisent, F. Scantamburlo
    INFN/LNL, Legnaro (PD), Italy
  • P. Cara
    IFMIF/EVEDA, Rokkasho, Japan
  • H. Dzitko, D. Gex, A. Jokinen
    F4E, Germany
  • J.M. García, D. Jiménez-Rey, A. Ros, V. Villamayor
    CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
  • A. Rodríguez Páramo
    ESS Bilbao, Zamudio, Spain
 
  IFMIF (International Fusion Materials Irradiation Fa-cility) is an accelerator-driven neutron source aiming at testing fusion reactor materials. Under the Broader Ap-proach Agreement, a 125 mA / 9 MeV CW deuteron accelerator called LIPAc (Linear IFMIF Prototype Accel-erator) is currently under installation and commissioning at Rokkasho, Japan, to validate the IFMIF accelerator. During the beam commissioning at 5 MeV which started in June 2018, the horizontal and vertical transverse emit-tance of a 2.5 MeV proton beam have been measured downstream of the RFQ for different machine configura-tions. Such measurements were done with an emittance measurement unit composed of slits defining a beamlet of 200 µm width, then of steerers and finally of a SEM grids monitor. In this paper, the process and the system are first described. The secondary electron emission of SEM-Grid wires is then estimated based on measure-ments and results are close to the usual rule of thumb. Finally, emittance measurements are presented and comparisons with beam dynamics simulations show good agreement.  
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TUPP017 Thermal Performance of Diamond SR Extraction Mirrors for SuperKEKB extraction, optics, electron, synchrotron 327
 
  • J.W. Flanagan, M. Arinaga, H. Fukuma, H. Ikeda, G. Mitsuka, Y. Suetsugu
    KEK, Ibaraki, Japan
  • E. Mulyani
    BATAN, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • E. Mulyani
    Sokendai, Ibaraki, Japan
 
  The SuperKEKB accelerator is a high-current, low-emittance upgrade to the KEKB double ring collider. The beryllium extraction mirrors used for the synchrotron radiation (SR) monitors at KEKB suffered from heat distortion due to incident SR, leading to systematic changes in magnification with beam current, and necessitating continuous monitoring and compensation of such distortions in order to correctly measure the beam sizes.* To minimize such mirror distortions, quasi-monocrystalline CVD diamond mirrors have been designed and installed at SuperKEKB.** Diamond has a very high heat conductance and a low thermal expansion coefficient. With such mirrors it is hoped to reduce the beam current-dependent magnification to the level of a few percent at SuperKEKB. Preliminary measurements of mirror distortion during SuperKEKB commissioning show very promising results with regard to thermal performance, though full beam currents have not yet been stored in the SuperKEKB rings. Measurements of the thermal deformation of the diamond mirrors will be presented in this paper, along with a description of the design of the mirrors and their mounts, and issues encountered during commissioning.
*M. Arinaga et al., NIM, A499, p. 100 (2003).
**J.W. Flanagan et al., "Diamond mirrors for the SuperKEKB synchrotron radiation monitors," Proc. IBIC2012, Tsukuba, Japan p. 515 (2012).
 
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TUPP018 Synchrotron Radiation Monitor for SuperKEKB Damping Ring in Phase-III Operation damping, injection, positron, operation 331
 
  • H. Ikeda, J.W. Flanagan, H. Fukuma, H. Sugimoto, M. Tobiyama
    KEK, Ibaraki, Japan
 
  The SuperKEKB damping ring (DR) commissioned in March 2019, before main ring (MR) Phase-III operation. The design luminosity of SuperKEKB is 40 times that of KEKB with high current and low emittance. We constructed the DR in order to deliver a low-emittance positron beam. A synchrotron radiation monitor (SRM) was installed for beam diagnostics at the DR. Streak camera and gated camera were used for measurement of the damping time and the beam size. This paper shows the design of DR SRM and the result of the measurement.  
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WECO04 Commissioning of the Non-invasive Profile Monitors for the ESS LEBT LEBT, emittance, alignment, solenoid 487
 
  • C.A. Thomas, J. Etxeberria, S. Haghtalab, H. Kocevar, N. Milas, R. Miyamoto, T.J. Shea, R. Tarkeshian
    ESS, Lund, Sweden
 
  In the Low Energy Beam Transport (LEBT) of the European Spallation Source (ESS) Linac, a specific Non-invasive Profile Monitor (NPM) has been designed to primarily monitor beam position monitor with 100 µm accuracy, and in addition enable beam profile and size measurement. We present the first measurement results using NPM during the commissioning of the LEBT. The measurement results conclude the beam position as well as the angle of the beam. The performance of the measurement is discussed and compared to the required accuracy for the position measurement. In addition, the profile of the beam along the propagation axis is reported, as measured for part or the full pulse transported in the LEBT. The fidelity of the reported profile will be discussed as function of the system sensitivity and image signal to noise ratio.  
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WEPP013 Beam Commissioning of Beam Position and Phase Monitors for LIPAc pick-up, electron, electronics, MEBT 527
 
  • I. Podadera, D. Gavela, A. Guirao, D. Jiménez-Rey, L.M. Martínez, J. Mollá, C. Oliver, R. Varela, V. Villamayor
    CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
  • T. Akagi, K. Kondo, Y. Shimosaki, T. Shinya, M. Sugimoto
    QST, Aomori, Japan
  • L. Bellan, M. Comunian, F. Grespan, F. Scantamburlo
    INFN/LNL, Legnaro (PD), Italy
  • P. Cara
    IFMIF/EVEDA, Rokkasho, Japan
  • Y. Carin, H. Dzitko, D. Gex, A. Jokinen, I.M. Moya
    F4E, Germany
  • A. Marqueta
    Fusion for Energy, Garching, Germany
  • A. Rodríguez Páramo
    ESS Bilbao, Zamudio, Spain
 
  Funding: Work partially supported by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation under project AIC-A-2011-0654 and FIS2013-40860-R
The LIPAc accelerator is 9-MeV, 125-mA CW deuteron accelerator that aims to validate the technology that will be used in the future IFMIF accelerator (40-MeV, 2 x 125-mA CW). LIPAc is presently under beam commissioning of the second acceleration stage (injector and Radio Frequency Quadrupole) at 5 MeV. In this stage two types of BPM’s are used: four stripline-type to control the transverse position and phase at the Medium Energy Beam Transport line (MEBT), and three other stripline-type mainly for the precise measurements of the mean beam energy at the Diagnostics Plate. All the BPM’s have been successfully tested and served to increase the duty cycle and the average power of the beam delivered down to the beam dump. Moreover, the BPM’s were key devices for the transverse beam positioning and longitudinal beam tuning and validation of the RFQ and re-buncher cavities at the MEBT. In this contribution, an overview of the beam position monitors system installation and characterization in the facility will be reported. First tests of the system with the upgraded acquisition electronics for the next phase will be also presented.
 
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WEPP032 Beam Based Alignment of Elements and Source at the ESS Low Energy Beam Transport Line solenoid, LEBT, simulation, ion-source 594
 
  • N. Milas, M. Eshraqi, B. Gålander, Y. Levinsen, R. Miyamoto, E. Nilsson, D.C. Plostinar
    ESS, Lund, Sweden
 
  The European Spallation Source (ESS), currently under construction in Lund, Sweden, will be the world’s most powerful linear accelerator driving a neutron spallation source, with an average power of 5 MW at 2.0 GeV. The first protons were accelerated at the ESS site during the commissioning of the ion source and low energy beam transport (LEBT), that started in September 2018 and ran until July 2019. Misalignments of the elements in the LEBT can have a strong impact on the final current transmission of the low energy part. In this paper, we present a way to isolate and measure tilts of the elements and the initial centroid divergence of the source. We also present initial test measurements for the ESS LEBT and discuss how to extend the method to other facilities.  
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WEPP044 Beam Position Monitoring System for Fermilab’s Muon Campus electronics, electron, pick-up, proton 644
 
  • N. Patel, J.S. Diamond, N. Eddy, C.R. McClure, P.S. Prieto, D.C. Voy
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
 
  A Beam Position Monitor (BPM) system has been designed for Fermilab Muon Campus. The BPM system measures Turn-by-Turn orbits as well as Closed Orbits (average of multiple turns). While in the early commissioning phase of this program, preliminary measurements have been made using these BPMs. This paper discusses the design and implementation of these BPMs.  
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THAO03 ROSE - a Rotating 4D Emittance Scanner emittance, software, quadrupole, electronics 668
 
  • M.T. Maier, L. Groening, C. Xiao
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  • A. Bechtold
    NTG, Gelnhausen, Germany
  • J.M. Maus
    NTG Neue Technologien GmbH & Co KG, Gelnhausen, Germany
 
  The detector system ROSE, allowing to perform 4D emittance measurements on heavy ion beams independent of their energy and time structure, has been built and successfully commissioned in 2016 at GSI in Darmstadt, Germany. This method to measure the four dimensional emittance has then been granted a patent in 2017. The inventors together with the technology transfer department of GSI have found an industrial partner to modify ROSE into a fully standalone, mobile emittance scanner system. This is a three step process involving the ROSE hardware, the electronics ROBOMAT and the software working packages. The electronics was commissioned at the ECR test bench of the Heidelberg ion therapy facility HIT in June 2019. Currently our main focus is on the development of the 4D software package ROSOFT. This contribution presents the actual status and introduces the multiple possibilities of this 4D emittance scanner.  
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