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Title: Feasibility Study of Compact Gas-Filled Storage Ring for 6D Cooling of Muon Beams

Abstract

The future of elementary particle physics in the USA depends in part on the development of new machines such as the International Linear Collider, Muon Collider and Neutrino Factories which can produce particle beams of higher energy, intensity, or particle type than now exists. These beams will enable the continued exploration of the world of elementary particles and interactions. In addition, the associated development of new technologies and machines such as a Muon Ring Cooler is essential. This project was to undertake a feasibility study of a compact gas-filled storage ring for 6D cooling of muon beams. The ultimate goal, in Phase III, was to build, test, and operate a demonstration storage ring. The preferred lattice for the storage ring was determined and dynamic simulations of particles through the lattice were performed. A conceptual design and drawing of the magnets were made and a study of the RF cavity and possible injection/ejection scheme made. Commercial applications for the device were investigated and the writing of the Phase II proposal completed. The research findings conclude that a compact gas-filled storage ring for 6D cooling of muon beams is possible with further research and development.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Particle Beam Lasers, Inc., Northridge, CA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
859165
Report Number(s):
DOE/ER/84037-1
TRN: US0702565
DOE Contract Number:
FG02-04ER84037
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; DESIGN; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; EXPLORATION; HEAT EXCHANGERS; LINEAR COLLIDERS; MAGNETS; MUON BEAMS; MUONS; NEUTRINOS; PARTICLE BEAMS; PHYSICS; STORAGE RINGS; USA; Gas-Filled Storage Ring for 6D Cooling of Muon Beams

Citation Formats

A. Garren, J. Kolonlo. Feasibility Study of Compact Gas-Filled Storage Ring for 6D Cooling of Muon Beams. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/859165.
A. Garren, J. Kolonlo. Feasibility Study of Compact Gas-Filled Storage Ring for 6D Cooling of Muon Beams. United States. doi:10.2172/859165.
A. Garren, J. Kolonlo. Mon . "Feasibility Study of Compact Gas-Filled Storage Ring for 6D Cooling of Muon Beams". United States. doi:10.2172/859165. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/859165.
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abstractNote = {The future of elementary particle physics in the USA depends in part on the development of new machines such as the International Linear Collider, Muon Collider and Neutrino Factories which can produce particle beams of higher energy, intensity, or particle type than now exists. These beams will enable the continued exploration of the world of elementary particles and interactions. In addition, the associated development of new technologies and machines such as a Muon Ring Cooler is essential. This project was to undertake a feasibility study of a compact gas-filled storage ring for 6D cooling of muon beams. The ultimate goal, in Phase III, was to build, test, and operate a demonstration storage ring. The preferred lattice for the storage ring was determined and dynamic simulations of particles through the lattice were performed. A conceptual design and drawing of the magnets were made and a study of the RF cavity and possible injection/ejection scheme made. Commercial applications for the device were investigated and the writing of the Phase II proposal completed. The research findings conclude that a compact gas-filled storage ring for 6D cooling of muon beams is possible with further research and development.},
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year = {Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Mon Oct 31 00:00:00 EST 2005}
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