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Title: Commissioning of the PRIOR proton microscope

Abstract

Recently, a new high energy proton microscopy facility PRIOR (Proton Microscope for FAIR Facility for Anti-proton and Ion Research) has been designed, constructed, and successfully commissioned at GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Darmstadt, Germany). As a result of the experiments with 3.5–4.5 GeV proton beams delivered by the heavy ion synchrotron SIS-18 of GSI, 30 μm spatial and 10 ns temporal resolutions of the proton microscope have been demonstrated. A new pulsed power setup for studying properties of matter under extremes has been developed for the dynamic commissioning of the PRIOR facility. This study describes the PRIOR setup as well as the results of the first static and dynamic protonradiography experiments performed at GSI.

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  1. GSI Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)
  2. Technion, Haifa (Israel)
  3. Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow (Russia)
  4. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  5. Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt (Germany)
  6. Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Chernogolovka (Russia)
  7. GSI Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany); Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Darmstadt (Germany)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1255161
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-20477
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748; RSINAK
Grant/Contract Number:  
1132-11.14/2011; 05K10RD1, 05P12RDRBK; AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 87; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; protons; radiography; exploding wires; lenses; spatial resolution

Citation Formats

Varentsov, D., Antonov, O., Bakhmutova, A., Barnes, C. W., Bogdanov, A., Danly, C. R., Efimov, S., Endres, M., Fertman, A., Golubev, A. A., Hoffmann, D. H. H., Ionita, B., Kantsyrev, A., Krasik, Ya. E., Lang, P. M., Lomonosov, I., Mariam, F. G., Markov, N., Mintsev, V. B., Nikolaev, D., Panyushkin, V., Rodionova, M., Schanz, M., Schoenberg, K., Semennikov, A., Shestov, L., Skachkov, V. S., Turtikov, V., Udrea, S., Vasylyev, O., Weyrich, K., Wilde, C., Zubareva, A., and Merrill, F. E.. Commissioning of the PRIOR proton microscope. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4941685.
Varentsov, D., Antonov, O., Bakhmutova, A., Barnes, C. W., Bogdanov, A., Danly, C. R., Efimov, S., Endres, M., Fertman, A., Golubev, A. A., Hoffmann, D. H. H., Ionita, B., Kantsyrev, A., Krasik, Ya. E., Lang, P. M., Lomonosov, I., Mariam, F. G., Markov, N., Mintsev, V. B., Nikolaev, D., Panyushkin, V., Rodionova, M., Schanz, M., Schoenberg, K., Semennikov, A., Shestov, L., Skachkov, V. S., Turtikov, V., Udrea, S., Vasylyev, O., Weyrich, K., Wilde, C., Zubareva, A., & Merrill, F. E.. Commissioning of the PRIOR proton microscope. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4941685
Varentsov, D., Antonov, O., Bakhmutova, A., Barnes, C. W., Bogdanov, A., Danly, C. R., Efimov, S., Endres, M., Fertman, A., Golubev, A. A., Hoffmann, D. H. H., Ionita, B., Kantsyrev, A., Krasik, Ya. E., Lang, P. M., Lomonosov, I., Mariam, F. G., Markov, N., Mintsev, V. B., Nikolaev, D., Panyushkin, V., Rodionova, M., Schanz, M., Schoenberg, K., Semennikov, A., Shestov, L., Skachkov, V. S., Turtikov, V., Udrea, S., Vasylyev, O., Weyrich, K., Wilde, C., Zubareva, A., and Merrill, F. E.. Thu . "Commissioning of the PRIOR proton microscope". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4941685. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1255161.
@article{osti_1255161,
title = {Commissioning of the PRIOR proton microscope},
author = {Varentsov, D. and Antonov, O. and Bakhmutova, A. and Barnes, C. W. and Bogdanov, A. and Danly, C. R. and Efimov, S. and Endres, M. and Fertman, A. and Golubev, A. A. and Hoffmann, D. H. H. and Ionita, B. and Kantsyrev, A. and Krasik, Ya. E. and Lang, P. M. and Lomonosov, I. and Mariam, F. G. and Markov, N. and Mintsev, V. B. and Nikolaev, D. and Panyushkin, V. and Rodionova, M. and Schanz, M. and Schoenberg, K. and Semennikov, A. and Shestov, L. and Skachkov, V. S. and Turtikov, V. and Udrea, S. and Vasylyev, O. and Weyrich, K. and Wilde, C. and Zubareva, A. and Merrill, F. E.},
abstractNote = {Recently, a new high energy proton microscopy facility PRIOR (Proton Microscope for FAIR Facility for Anti-proton and Ion Research) has been designed, constructed, and successfully commissioned at GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung (Darmstadt, Germany). As a result of the experiments with 3.5–4.5 GeV proton beams delivered by the heavy ion synchrotron SIS-18 of GSI, 30 μm spatial and 10 ns temporal resolutions of the proton microscope have been demonstrated. A new pulsed power setup for studying properties of matter under extremes has been developed for the dynamic commissioning of the PRIOR facility. This study describes the PRIOR setup as well as the results of the first static and dynamic protonradiography experiments performed at GSI.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4941685},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 2,
volume = 87,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {2}
}

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