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Title: MACHINE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR CONCURRENT OPERATION OF RHIC AND BLIP.

Abstract

The Brookhaven 200MeV linac is a multipurpose machine used to inject low intensity polarized protons for RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider), as well as to inject high intensity protons to BLIP (Brookhaven Linac Isotope Producer), a medical isotope production facility. If high intensity protons were injected to RHIC by mistake, administrative radiation limits could be exceeded or sensitive electronics could be damaged. In the past, the changeover from polarized proton to high intensity proton operation has been a lengthy process, thereby never allowing the two programs to run simultaneously. To remedy this situation and allow concurrent operation of RHIC and BLIP, an active interlock system has been designed to monitor current levels in the AGS using two current transformers with fail safe circuitry and associated electronics to inhibit beam to RHIC if high intensity currents are detected.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
BROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
DOE/SC (US)
OSTI Identifier:
15016134
Report Number(s):
BNL-73496-2005-CP
R&D Project: AD-003; KB-0202011; TRN: US0501944
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: PAC 2005 PARTICLE ACCELERATOR CONFERENCE, KNOXVILLE, TN (US), 05/16/2005--05/20/2005; Other Information: PBD: 16 May 2005
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; HEAVY IONS; INTERLOCKS; ISOTOPE PRODUCTION; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; MONITORS; PROTONS; RADIATIONS; TRANSFORMERS

Citation Formats

WILINSKI, M, BELLAVIA, S, GLENN, J W, MAUSNER, L F, and UNGER, K L. MACHINE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR CONCURRENT OPERATION OF RHIC AND BLIP.. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
WILINSKI, M, BELLAVIA, S, GLENN, J W, MAUSNER, L F, & UNGER, K L. MACHINE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR CONCURRENT OPERATION OF RHIC AND BLIP.. United States.
WILINSKI, M, BELLAVIA, S, GLENN, J W, MAUSNER, L F, and UNGER, K L. Mon . "MACHINE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR CONCURRENT OPERATION OF RHIC AND BLIP.". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/15016134.
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title = {MACHINE PROTECTION SYSTEM FOR CONCURRENT OPERATION OF RHIC AND BLIP.},
author = {WILINSKI, M and BELLAVIA, S and GLENN, J W and MAUSNER, L F and UNGER, K L},
abstractNote = {The Brookhaven 200MeV linac is a multipurpose machine used to inject low intensity polarized protons for RHIC (Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider), as well as to inject high intensity protons to BLIP (Brookhaven Linac Isotope Producer), a medical isotope production facility. If high intensity protons were injected to RHIC by mistake, administrative radiation limits could be exceeded or sensitive electronics could be damaged. In the past, the changeover from polarized proton to high intensity proton operation has been a lengthy process, thereby never allowing the two programs to run simultaneously. To remedy this situation and allow concurrent operation of RHIC and BLIP, an active interlock system has been designed to monitor current levels in the AGS using two current transformers with fail safe circuitry and associated electronics to inhibit beam to RHIC if high intensity currents are detected.},
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