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Title: Design, Operations, and Safety Report for the MERIT Target System

Abstract

The Mercury Intense Target Project (MERIT) is a proof-of-principal experiment to determine the feasibility of using a free-jet of Hg as a spallation target in a Neutrino Factory or a Muon Collider facility. The 1-cm-diameter, 20-m/sec jet will be generated inside a 15-Tesla magnetic field, and high-speed optical diagnostics will be used to photograph the interaction between the Hg jet and a 24-GeV proton beam.The experiment is scheduled to be conducted at CERN in 2007. ORNL is responsible for the design, fabrication, and testing of a system to deliver the Hg jet within the confines of the 15-cm magnet bore. This report documents the functional and safety requirements of the Hg system along with descriptions of its interfaces to the other experimental equipment.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. ORNL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
985266
Report Number(s):
ORNL/TM-2007/162
KA1501020; ERKAP52; TRN: US1006197
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CERN; DESIGN; FABRICATION; FUNCTIONALS; IMAGES; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETS; MERCURY; MUONS; NEUTRINOS; ORNL; PROTONS; SAFETY; SAFETY REPORTS; SPALLATION; TARGETS; TESTING

Citation Formats

Graves, Van B, and Spampinato, Philip Thomas. Design, Operations, and Safety Report for the MERIT Target System. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/985266.
Graves, Van B, & Spampinato, Philip Thomas. Design, Operations, and Safety Report for the MERIT Target System. United States. doi:10.2172/985266.
Graves, Van B, and Spampinato, Philip Thomas. Sat . "Design, Operations, and Safety Report for the MERIT Target System". United States. doi:10.2172/985266. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/985266.
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title = {Design, Operations, and Safety Report for the MERIT Target System},
author = {Graves, Van B and Spampinato, Philip Thomas},
abstractNote = {The Mercury Intense Target Project (MERIT) is a proof-of-principal experiment to determine the feasibility of using a free-jet of Hg as a spallation target in a Neutrino Factory or a Muon Collider facility. The 1-cm-diameter, 20-m/sec jet will be generated inside a 15-Tesla magnetic field, and high-speed optical diagnostics will be used to photograph the interaction between the Hg jet and a 24-GeV proton beam.The experiment is scheduled to be conducted at CERN in 2007. ORNL is responsible for the design, fabrication, and testing of a system to deliver the Hg jet within the confines of the 15-cm magnet bore. This report documents the functional and safety requirements of the Hg system along with descriptions of its interfaces to the other experimental equipment.},
doi = {10.2172/985266},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Sat Sep 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}

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