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MOPG11 Beam Commissioning of TPS Fast Orbit Feedback System feedback, power-supply, interface, EPICS 59
  • P.C. Chiu, Y.-S. Cheng, K.T. Hsu, K.H. Hu, C.H. Huang
    NSRRC, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  Submicron orbit stability for a low emittance synchrotron light source are essential. Besides locating and removing the existing perturbations, active orbit feedback is applied to improve the orbit stability below sub-micron range from DC to a few hundreds of Hertz. Efforts to investigate orbit stability and stabilization at TPS will be addressed in this report.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2016-MOPG11  
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WEPG20 An Optical Fibre BLM System at the Australian Synchrotron Light Source storage-ring, synchrotron, electron, injection 669
  • M. Kastriotou, E.B. Holzer, E. Nebot Del Busto
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • M.J. Boland
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • M. Kastriotou, E. Nebot Del Busto, C.P. Welsch
    The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • M. Kastriotou, C.P. Welsch
    Cockcroft Institute, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  Increasing demands on high energy accelerators are triggering R&D into improved beam loss monitors with a high sensitivity and dynamic range and the potential to efficiently protect the machine over its entire length. Optical fibre beam loss monitors (OBLMs) are based on the detection of Cherenkov radiation from high energy charged particles. Bearing the advantage of covering more than 100m of an accelerator with only one detector and being insensitive to X-rays, OBLMs are ideal for electron machines. The Australian Synchrotron comprises an 100 MeV 15m long linac, an 130m circumference booster synchrotron and a 3 GeV, 216m circumference electron storage ring. The entire facility was successfully covered with four OBLMs. This contribution summarises a variety of measurements performed with OBLMs at the Australian Synchrotron, including beam loss measurements during the full booster and measurements of steady-state losses in the storage ring. Different photosensors, namely Silicon Photo Multipliers (SiPM) and fast Photo Multiplier Tubes (PMTs) have been used and their respective performance limits are discussed.  
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2016-WEPG20  
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WEPG29 Commissioning Results of the TOP-IMPLART 27 MeV Proton Linear Accelerator proton, linac, DTL, rfq 686
  • P. Nenzi, A. Ampollini, G. Bazzano, L. Picardi, M. Piccinini, C. Ronsivalle, V. Surrenti, E. Trinca, M. Vadrucci
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  Funding: The work has been granted by Regione Lazio under the agreement "TOP-IMPLART Project"
The results of a 27MeV proton LINAC commissioning are presented. The linac, operating at ENEA Frascati Research Center, consists of a 425MHz injector followed by a 3GHz booster. The injector is a commercial LINAC (ACCSYS-HITACHI PL7) composed by a duoplasmatron source with einzel lens, a 3MeV RFQ and a 7MeV DTL. Wide injection current range (0-1.5mA) is obtained varying extraction and lens potentials. The booster is a sequence of 3 SCDTL (Side Coupled DTL) modules with output energies of 11.6, 18 and 27MeV. Each module requires less than 2MW peak power in 4us length pulses. All modules are powered by a single klystron. The output beam has been characterized at 10Hz PRF. Fast AC transformers, Faraday cup and ionization chamber have been used for current/charge monitoring, while energy has been measured using a novel detector based on LiF crystals. Systematic measurements have been done to investigate the sensitivity of output beam to machine operating parameters (SCDTL temperatures, stability of injector and RF power) highlightning the existing correlations. The LINAC is part of a 150MeV protontherapy accelerator under development in the framework of the TOP-IMPLART Project.
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