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Title Beam instrumentation for the HIE-ISOLDE linac at CERN
Abstract In the framework of the High Intensity and Energy (HIE)-ISOLDE project at CERN, a beam instrumentation R&D program is on-going for the superconducting upgrade of the REX-ISOLDE heavy-ion post-accelerator. An overview of the foreseen beam diagnostics system is presented, focusing on the challenging specifications required by the HIE-ISOLDE linac. Due to the low beam intensities, the beam instrumentation will be based on high-sensitivity intercepting devices. The project includes intensity, position and transverse profile monitors to be installed in the very narrow space available in between the superconducting cryomodules. In addition, spectroscopy and time of flight (ToF) monitors are foreseen downstream of the linac to measure the energy and time distribution of the beams and to allow for a fast phase tuning of the superconducting cavities. An emittance meter will finally provide transverse emittance measurements based on the phase space sampling technique. The design status of the different instruments is presented as well as the results of some experimental tests.
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In 3rd International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC'12), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 20-25 May 2012, (2012). Cockcroft-12-23.pdf 2012