Final Report on "Development and Testing of Advanced Accelerator Structures and Technologies at 11.424 GHz"
This is the final report on the research program ?Development and Testing of Advanced Accelerator Structures and Technologies at 11.424 GHz,? which was carried out by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) under Interagency Agreement DE?AI02?01ER41170 with the Department of Energy. The period covered by this report is 15 July 2010 ? 14 July 2013. The program included two principal tasks. Task 1 involved a study of the key physics issues related to the use of high gradient dielectric-loaded accelerating (DLA) structures in rf linear accelerators and was carried out in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) and Euclid Techlabs LLC. Task 2 involved a study of high power active microwave pulse compressors and was carried out in collaboration with Omega-P, Inc. and the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Nizhny Novgorod. The studies under Task 1 were focused on rf-induced multipactor and breakdown in externally driven DLA structures at the 200-ns timescale. Suppression of multipactor and breakdown are essential to the practical application of dielectric structures in rf linear accelerators. The structures that were studied were developed by ANL and Euclid Techlabs and their performance was evaluated at high power in the X-band Magnicon Laboratorymore »
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- Technical Report
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- NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY, WASHINGTON, DC 20375
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- USDOE; USDOE Office of Science (SC); USDOE SC Office of High Energy Physics (SC-25)
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- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS Dielectric-Loaded Accelerating Structures; Electron-Beam Switching; Active Microwave Pulse Compressor; X-Band Magnicon
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