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Title Progress with Carbon Stripping Foils at ISIS
Abstract The ISIS Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory produces intense neutron and muon beams for condensed matter research. The facility's 50Hz rapid cycling synchrotron accelerates protons from 70 to 800MeV to deliver a mean beam power of 0.2MW to two target stations. Since 2016, ISIS has routinely used commercially produced carbon based foils for beam stripping during charge-exchange injection. Recent experience and developments to increase useful foil lifetime are presented including in-house high temperature annealing of foils prior to use. The installation and performance of a new foil imaging system are described and, finally, the procedure to change the stripping foil is described. Issues with the current arrangements and options for redesign are discussed.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC18), Vancouver, Canada, 29 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018, (2018): 1136-1139. http://accelconf.…/papers/tupal055.pdf 2018