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Title Accelerator Optimization Through Beam Diagnostics
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Abstract A comprehensive set of beam diagnostics is key to the successful operation and optimization of essentially any accelerator. The oPAC project received 6 M€ of funding within the EU's 7th Framework Programme. This has allowed to successfully train 23 Fellows since 2011. The network joins more than 40 institutions from all around the world, including research centers, universities and private companies. One of the project's largest work packages covers research in beam diagnostics. This includes advanced instrumentation for synchrotron light sources and medical accelerators, enhanced beam loss monitoring technologies, ultra-low emittance beam size diagnostics, diagnostics for high intensity beams, as well as the development of electronics for beam position monitors. This contribution presents an overview of the research outcomes from the diagnostics work package and the demonstrated performance of each monitor. It also shows how collaborative research helps achieving beyond state-of-the-art solutions and acts as an ideal basis for researcher training. Finally, an overview of the scientific events the network has been organizing for the wider accelerator community is given.
Organisation CI , STFC
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Funding Information EC, Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration (Grant agreement no 289485)
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Language English (EN)
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 2016 International Beam Instrumentation Conference (IBIC2016), Barcelona, Spain, 11-15 Sep 2016, (2016): 391-394. http://accelconf.…16/papers/tupg28.pdf 2016
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