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Title Status, Recent Results and Prospect of the International Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE)
Abstract Muon accelerators have been proposed as a means to produce intense, high energy muon beams for particle physics. Designs call for beam cooling to provide suitable beams. Existing cooling schemes cannot operate on time scales that are competitive with the muon lifetime. Ionisation cooling has been proposed as a means to achieve sufficient cooling, but it has never been demonstrated practically. In the Muon Ionisation Cooling Experiment (MICE), based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, ionisation cooling will be demonstrated. MICE Step IV is currently in progress and will be completed in 2016. Muons are brought onto an absorber, resulting in a reduction of momentum and hence reduction of normalised transverse emittance. The full Demonstration of Ionisation Cooling will take place in 2017. An extra magnet module and RF cavities will be installed, as in a cell of a cooling channel. This will enable demonstration of reduction of emittance and subsequent re-acceleration, both critical components for a realistic ionisation cooling channel.
Organisation ISIS , ASTeC , STFC
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In International Workshop on Beam Cooling and Related Topics (COOL'15), Newport News, Virginia, 28 September - 2 October, 2015, (2015): 67. http://accelconf.…/papers/tuwaud01.pdf 2015