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Title: RFQ device for accelerating particles

Abstract

A superconducting radio frequency quadrupole (RFQ) device includes four spaced elongated, linear, tubular rods disposed parallel to a charged particle beam axis, with each rod supported by two spaced tubular posts oriented radially with respect to the beam axis. The rod and post geometry of the device has four-fold rotation symmetry, lowers the frequency of the quadrupole mode below that of the dipole mode, and provides large dipole-quadrupole mode isolation to accommodate a range of mechanical tolerances. The simplicity of the geometry of the structure, which can be formed by joining eight simple T-sections, provides a high degree of mechanical stability, is insensitive to mechanical displacement, and is particularly adapted for fabrication with superconducting materials such as niobium. 5 figs.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
63451
Patent Number(s):
US 5,422,549/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-100,320
Assignee:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States) PTO; SCA: 430100; PA: EDB-95:092333; SN: 95001401182
DOE Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 6 Jun 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; QUADRUPOLE LINACS; DESIGN; RF SYSTEMS; SUPERCONDUCTORS; SUPPORTS; ALIGNMENT

Citation Formats

Shepard, K.W., and Delayen, J.R. RFQ device for accelerating particles. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Shepard, K.W., & Delayen, J.R. RFQ device for accelerating particles. United States.
Shepard, K.W., and Delayen, J.R. Tue . "RFQ device for accelerating particles". United States. doi:.
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abstractNote = {A superconducting radio frequency quadrupole (RFQ) device includes four spaced elongated, linear, tubular rods disposed parallel to a charged particle beam axis, with each rod supported by two spaced tubular posts oriented radially with respect to the beam axis. The rod and post geometry of the device has four-fold rotation symmetry, lowers the frequency of the quadrupole mode below that of the dipole mode, and provides large dipole-quadrupole mode isolation to accommodate a range of mechanical tolerances. The simplicity of the geometry of the structure, which can be formed by joining eight simple T-sections, provides a high degree of mechanical stability, is insensitive to mechanical displacement, and is particularly adapted for fabrication with superconducting materials such as niobium. 5 figs.},
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year = {Tue Jun 06 00:00:00 EDT 1995},
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