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Title: Optics Corrections with LOCO in the Fermilab Booster

Abstract

The optics of the Fermilab Booster has been corrected with LOCO (Linear Optics from Closed Orbits). However, the first corrections did not show any improvement in capture efficiency at injection. A detailed analysis of the results showed that the problem lay in the MADX optics file. Both the quadrupole and chromatic strengths were originally set as constants independent of beam energy. However, careful comparison between the measured and calculated tunes and chromatcity show that these strengths are energy dependent. After the MADX model was modified with these new energy dependent strengths, the LOCO corrected lattice has been applied to Booster. The effect of the corrected lattice will be discussed here.

Authors:
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  1. Fermilab
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1260394
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-16-130-AD
1470500
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 7th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Busan, Korea, 05/08-05/13/2016
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Citation Formats

Tan, Cheng-Yang, Prost, Lionel, Seiya, Kiyomi, and Triplett, A. Kent. Optics Corrections with LOCO in the Fermilab Booster. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-THPMR002.
Tan, Cheng-Yang, Prost, Lionel, Seiya, Kiyomi, & Triplett, A. Kent. Optics Corrections with LOCO in the Fermilab Booster. United States. doi:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-THPMR002.
Tan, Cheng-Yang, Prost, Lionel, Seiya, Kiyomi, and Triplett, A. Kent. Wed . "Optics Corrections with LOCO in the Fermilab Booster". United States. doi:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-THPMR002. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1260394.
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abstractNote = {The optics of the Fermilab Booster has been corrected with LOCO (Linear Optics from Closed Orbits). However, the first corrections did not show any improvement in capture efficiency at injection. A detailed analysis of the results showed that the problem lay in the MADX optics file. Both the quadrupole and chromatic strengths were originally set as constants independent of beam energy. However, careful comparison between the measured and calculated tunes and chromatcity show that these strengths are energy dependent. After the MADX model was modified with these new energy dependent strengths, the LOCO corrected lattice has been applied to Booster. The effect of the corrected lattice will be discussed here.},
doi = {10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-THPMR002},
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place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Wed Jun 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
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  • We have calibrated the lattice model and measured the beta and dispersion functions in Fermilab's fast-ramping Booster synchrotron using the Linear Optics from Closed Orbit (LOCO) method. We used the calibrated model to implement ramped coupling, dispersion, and beta-beating corrections throughout the acceleration cycle, reducing horizontal beta beating from its initial magnitude of {approx}30% to {approx}10%, and essentially eliminating vertical beta-beating and transverse coupling.
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