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Title Lattice and Component Design for the Front End Test Stand MEBT at RAL
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Abstract The Front End Test Stand (FETS) linear accelerator at Rutherford Appleton laboratory (RAL) will accelerate a 60 mA, 2 ms, 50 pps H− beam to 3MeV. The aim of FETS is to demonstrate perfect chopping using a novel 2 stage (fast / slow) chopper scheme. The beam chopper and associated beam dumps are located in the MEBT. Achieving a low emittance-growth under the influence of strong, non-linear space-charge forces in a lattice which has to accommodate the long chopping elements is challenging. The baseline FETS MEBT design is 4.3 m long and contains 7 quadrupoles, 3 rebunching cavities, a fast and slow chopper deflector and two beam dumps. In particle dynamics simulations using a distribution from an RFQ simulation as input, beam loss for the un-chopped beam is below 1% while the chopping efficiency is >99 % in both choppers. The final MEBT lattice chosen for FETS will be presented together with particle tracking results and design details of the beam line components.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 5th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC14), Dresden, Germany, 15-20 Jun 2014, (2014): 1205-1207. http://accelconf.…/papers/tupro072.pdf 2014
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