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Title Review of Linac Upgrade Options for the ISIS Spallation Neutron Source
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Abstract The ISIS Spallation Neutron Source at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory has recently celebrated 30 years of neutron production. However, with increasing demand for improved reliability and higher beam power it has become clear that a machine upgrade is necessary in the medium to long term. One of the upgrade options is to replace the existing 70 MeV H− injector. In this paper we review the ongoing upgrade programme and highlight three linac upgrade scenarios now under study. The first option is to keep the existing infrastructure and replace the current linac with a higher frequency, more efficient machine. This would allow energies in excess of 100 MeV to be achieved in the same tunnel length. A second option is to replace the current linac with a new 180 MeV linac, requiring a new tunnel. A third option is part of a larger upgrade scenario and involves the construction of an 800 MeV superconducting linac.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 6th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC'2015), Richmond, Virginia, USA, 3-8 May 2015, (2015): 3962-3965. http://accelconf.…5/papers/thpf106.pdf 2015
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