Author: Jones, O.R.
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TUPG46 Improvements to the LHC Schottky Monitors 453
  • M. Wendt, M. Betz, O.R. Jones, T. Lefèvre, T.E. Levens
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  The LHC Schottky monitors have the potential to measure and monitor some important beam parameters, tune, momentum spread, chromaticity and emittance, in a non-invasive way. We present recent upgrade and improvement efforts of the transverse LHC Schottky systems operating at 4.8 GHz. This includes optimization of the slotted waveguide pickups and a re-design of the RF front-end electronics to detect the weak, incoherent Schottky signals in presence of large, coherent beam harmonics.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2016-TUPG46  
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TUPG73 Preparatory Work for a Fluorescence Based Profile Monitor for an Electron Lens 528
  • S. Udrea, P. Forck
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  • E. Barrios Diaz, O.R. Jones, P. Magagnin, G. Schneider, R. Veness
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • P. Forck, S. Udrea
    IAP, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • V. Tzoganis, C.P. Welsch, H.D. Zhang
    Cockcroft Institute, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  Electron lenses (e-lens) have been proposed and used to mitigate several issues related to beam dynamics in high current synchrotrons. A hollow electron lens system is presently under development as part of the collimation upgrade for the high luminosity up-grade of LHC. Moreover, at GSI an electron lens system also is proposed for space charge compensation in the SIS-18 synchrotron to decrease the tune spread and allow for the high intensities at the future FAIR facility. For effective operation, a very precise alignment is necessary between the ion beam and the low energy electron beam. For the e-lens at CERN a beam diagnostics setup based on an intersecting gas sheet and the observation of beam induced fluorescence (BIF) is under development within a collaboration between CERN, Cockcroft Institute and GSI. In this paper we give an account of recent preparatory experiments performed at the Cockcroft Institute's gas curtain experimental setup with the aim to find the optimum way of distinguishing between the signals due to the low energy electron beam and the relativistic proton beam.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2016-TUPG73  
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WEBL01 Beam Diagnostics Challenges for Beam Dynamics Studies 577
  • O.R. Jones
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  This presentation will review the performance and limitations of present beam instrumentation in relation to beam dynamics studies, and give an overview of the main requirements from the accelerator physics community for new or improved measurements that need R&D effort from the beam diagnostics side.  
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2016-WEBL01  
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