Solving the quasistatic field model of the pulseline accelerator; relationship to a circuit model
Abstract
The PulseLine Ion Accelerator (PLIA) is a promising approach to highgradient acceleration of an ion beam at high line charge density [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]. A recent note by R. J. Briggs [7] suggests that a ''sheath helix'' model of such a system can be solved numerically in the quasistatic limit. Such a model captures the correct macroscopic behavior from ''first principles'' without the need to timeadvance the full Maxwell equations on a grid. This note describes numerical methods that may be used to effect such a solution, and their connection to the circuit model that was described in an earlier note by the author [8]. Fine detail of the fields in the vicinity of the helix wires is not obtained by this approach, but for purposes of beam dynamics simulation such detail is not generally needed.
 Authors:
 Publication Date:
 Research Org.:
 Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
 Sponsoring Org.:
 USDOE
 OSTI Identifier:
 893987
 Report Number(s):
 UCRLTR218776
TRN: US0700014
 DOE Contract Number:
 W7405ENG48
 Resource Type:
 Technical Report
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATION; ACCELERATORS; BEAM DYNAMICS; CHARGE DENSITY; ION BEAMS; MAXWELL EQUATIONS; SIMULATION
Citation Formats
Friedman, A. Solving the quasistatic field model of the pulseline accelerator; relationship to a circuit model. United States: N. p., 2006.
Web. doi:10.2172/893987.
Friedman, A. Solving the quasistatic field model of the pulseline accelerator; relationship to a circuit model. United States. doi:10.2172/893987.
Friedman, A. Wed .
"Solving the quasistatic field model of the pulseline accelerator; relationship to a circuit model". United States.
doi:10.2172/893987. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/893987.
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