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Title: Muon Acceleration: Neutrino Factory and Beyond

Abstract

We summarize the current state of a concept for muon acceleration aimed at a future Neutrino Factory and extendable to Higgs Factory. The main thrust of these studies was to reduce the overall cost while maintaining performance by exploring the interplay between the complexity of the cooling systems and the acceptance of the accelerator complex. To ensure adequate survival for the short-lived muons, acceleration must occur at high average gradient. The need for large transverse and longitudinal acceptances drives the design of the acceleration system to an initially low RF frequency, e.g., 325 MHz, which is then increased to 650 MHz as the transverse size shrinks with increasing energy. High-gradient normal conducting RF cavities at these frequencies require extremely high peak-power RF sources. Hence superconducting RF (SRF) cavities are chosen. We consider an SRF-efficient design based on a multi-pass (4.5) ?dogbone? RLA, extendable to multi-pass FFAG-like arcs.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1434489
Report Number(s):
JLAB-ACP-18-2695; DOE/OR/23177-4427
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-06OR23177
Resource Type:
Conference
Journal Name:
Proceedings of Science (PoS)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: NuFact17; Conference: 2017 International Workshop on Neutrinos from Accelerators (NuFact17) , 25-30 Sep 2017. Uppsala University Main Building, Uppsala, Sweden
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bogacz, Alex. Muon Acceleration: Neutrino Factory and Beyond. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Bogacz, Alex. Muon Acceleration: Neutrino Factory and Beyond. United States.
Bogacz, Alex. Thu . "Muon Acceleration: Neutrino Factory and Beyond". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1434489.
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abstractNote = {We summarize the current state of a concept for muon acceleration aimed at a future Neutrino Factory and extendable to Higgs Factory. The main thrust of these studies was to reduce the overall cost while maintaining performance by exploring the interplay between the complexity of the cooling systems and the acceptance of the accelerator complex. To ensure adequate survival for the short-lived muons, acceleration must occur at high average gradient. The need for large transverse and longitudinal acceptances drives the design of the acceleration system to an initially low RF frequency, e.g., 325 MHz, which is then increased to 650 MHz as the transverse size shrinks with increasing energy. High-gradient normal conducting RF cavities at these frequencies require extremely high peak-power RF sources. Hence superconducting RF (SRF) cavities are chosen. We consider an SRF-efficient design based on a multi-pass (4.5) ?dogbone? RLA, extendable to multi-pass FFAG-like arcs.},
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journal = {Proceedings of Science (PoS)},
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