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Title Optimising pion production target shapes for the neutrino factory
Abstract The neutrino factory requires a source of pions within a momentum window determined by the `muon front end' accelerator structure downstream. The technique of finding which parts of a large target block are net absorbers or emitters of particles may be adapted with this momentum window in mind. Therefore, analysis of a hadronic production simulation run using MARS15 can provide a candidate target shape in a single pass. However, changing the shape of the material also affects the absorption/emission balance, so this paper investigates iterative schemes to find a self-consistent optimal, or near-optimal, target geometry.
Organisation ASTeC , ASTeC-IB , STFC
Keywords ASTeC 2010-2011 , particle accelerators , particle production , Physics , neutrino factory , particle targets
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 1st International Particle Accelerators Conference (IPAC'10), Kyoto, Japan, 24-28 May 2010, (2010). WEPE098.ps