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Title MERLIN Cleaning Studies with Advanced Collimator Materials for HL-LHC
Abstract The challenges of the High-Luminosity upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider require improving the beam collimation system. An intense R&D program has started at CERN to explore novel materials for new collimator jaws to improve robustness and reduce impedance. Particle tracking simulations of collimation efficiency are performed using the code MERLIN which has been extended to include new materials based on composites. After presenting two different implementations of composite materials tested in MERLIN, we present simulation studies with the aim of studying the effect of the advanced collimators on the LHC beam cleaning.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 7th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC'16), Busan, Korea, 8-13 May 2016, (2016): 2514-2517. http://accelconf.…/papers/wepmw036.pdf 2016