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Title: Beam Optics Analysis - An Advanced 3D Trajectory Code

Abstract

Calabazas Creek Research, Inc. has completed initial development of an advanced, 3D program for modeling electron trajectories in electromagnetic fields. The code is being used to design complex guns and collectors. Beam Optics Analysis (BOA) is a fully relativistic, charged particle code using adaptive, finite element meshing. Geometrical input is imported from CAD programs generating ACIS-formatted files. Parametric data is inputted using an intuitive, graphical user interface (GUI), which also provides control of convergence, accuracy, and post processing. The program includes a magnetic field solver, and magnetic information can be imported from Maxwell 2D/3D and other programs. The program supports thermionic emission and injected beams. Secondary electron emission is also supported, including multiple generations. Work on field emission is in progress as well as implementation of computer optimization of both the geometry and operating parameters. The principle features of the program and its capabilities are presented.

Authors:
; ; ; ;  [1]; ; ;  [2];  [3]
  1. Calabazas Creek Research, Inc., 20937 Comer Drive, Saratoga, CA 95070-3753 (United States)
  2. Scientific Center for Computational Research, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY 12180 (United States)
  3. Simmetrix, Inc., Clifton Park, NY 12065 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20787673
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 807; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 7. workshop on high energy density and high power RF, Kalamata (Greece), 13-17 Jun 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2158791; (c) 2005 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; BEAM OPTICS; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION; CONVERGENCE; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; ELECTRON BEAMS; ELECTRON EMISSION; ELECTRONS; FIELD EMISSION; FINITE ELEMENT METHOD; MAGNETIC FIELDS; OPTIMIZATION; RELATIVISTIC RANGE; THERMIONIC EMISSION; TRAJECTORIES

Citation Formats

Ives, R. Lawrence, Bui, Thuc, Vogler, William, Neilson, Jeff, Read, Mike, Shephard, Mark, Bauer, Andrew, Datta, Dibyendu, and Beal, Mark. Beam Optics Analysis - An Advanced 3D Trajectory Code. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2158791.
Ives, R. Lawrence, Bui, Thuc, Vogler, William, Neilson, Jeff, Read, Mike, Shephard, Mark, Bauer, Andrew, Datta, Dibyendu, & Beal, Mark. Beam Optics Analysis - An Advanced 3D Trajectory Code. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2158791.
Ives, R. Lawrence, Bui, Thuc, Vogler, William, Neilson, Jeff, Read, Mike, Shephard, Mark, Bauer, Andrew, Datta, Dibyendu, and Beal, Mark. Tue . "Beam Optics Analysis - An Advanced 3D Trajectory Code". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2158791.
@article{osti_20787673,
title = {Beam Optics Analysis - An Advanced 3D Trajectory Code},
author = {Ives, R. Lawrence and Bui, Thuc and Vogler, William and Neilson, Jeff and Read, Mike and Shephard, Mark and Bauer, Andrew and Datta, Dibyendu and Beal, Mark},
abstractNote = {Calabazas Creek Research, Inc. has completed initial development of an advanced, 3D program for modeling electron trajectories in electromagnetic fields. The code is being used to design complex guns and collectors. Beam Optics Analysis (BOA) is a fully relativistic, charged particle code using adaptive, finite element meshing. Geometrical input is imported from CAD programs generating ACIS-formatted files. Parametric data is inputted using an intuitive, graphical user interface (GUI), which also provides control of convergence, accuracy, and post processing. The program includes a magnetic field solver, and magnetic information can be imported from Maxwell 2D/3D and other programs. The program supports thermionic emission and injected beams. Secondary electron emission is also supported, including multiple generations. Work on field emission is in progress as well as implementation of computer optimization of both the geometry and operating parameters. The principle features of the program and its capabilities are presented.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2158791},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 807,
place = {United States},
year = {Tue Jan 03 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Tue Jan 03 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}