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Title: Diagnostics for the LCLS Photoinjector Beamline

Abstract

Two spectrometers have been added to the LCLS photoinjector beamline. The first one will be located close to the exit of the Photoinjector RF gun. With this diagnostic, we will measure beam energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), possibly deleterious structure in the longitudinal phase space induced by longitudinal space charge force, and slice thermal emittance ... This extensive characterization of the 5MeV electron bunch will be made possible by combining this spectrometer with other diagnostics (YAG screens and Cerenkov Radiator). A second spectrometer located at the end of the beamline has been designed to characterize the 6 dimensional phase space of the 135MeV beam to be injected in the main accelerator. At that second spectrometer station, we will measure energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), longitudinal phase space, slice emittances ... Those last two measurements require using this spectrometer in combination with the transverse RF deflecting cavity and with the quadrupole scan emittance station. The designs of these two spectrometers have been supported by simulations from MAD and PARMELA.

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Research Org.:
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
877452
Report Number(s):
SLAC-PUB-11775
TRN: US200609%%89
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Prepared for Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC 05), Knoxville, Tennessee, 16-20 May 2005
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; ELECTRONS; PHASE SPACE; QUADRUPOLES; SCREENS; SPACE CHARGE; SPECTROMETERS; Accelerators,ACCPHY

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Limborg-Deprey, C., Dowell, D., Schmerge, J.F., and /SLAC. Diagnostics for the LCLS Photoinjector Beamline. United States: N. p., 2006. Web.
Limborg-Deprey, C., Dowell, D., Schmerge, J.F., & /SLAC. Diagnostics for the LCLS Photoinjector Beamline. United States.
Limborg-Deprey, C., Dowell, D., Schmerge, J.F., and /SLAC. Fri . "Diagnostics for the LCLS Photoinjector Beamline". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/877452.
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abstractNote = {Two spectrometers have been added to the LCLS photoinjector beamline. The first one will be located close to the exit of the Photoinjector RF gun. With this diagnostic, we will measure beam energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), possibly deleterious structure in the longitudinal phase space induced by longitudinal space charge force, and slice thermal emittance ... This extensive characterization of the 5MeV electron bunch will be made possible by combining this spectrometer with other diagnostics (YAG screens and Cerenkov Radiator). A second spectrometer located at the end of the beamline has been designed to characterize the 6 dimensional phase space of the 135MeV beam to be injected in the main accelerator. At that second spectrometer station, we will measure energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), longitudinal phase space, slice emittances ... Those last two measurements require using this spectrometer in combination with the transverse RF deflecting cavity and with the quadrupole scan emittance station. The designs of these two spectrometers have been supported by simulations from MAD and PARMELA.},
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year = {Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 EST 2006},
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