THE PROJECT-X INJECTOR EXPERIMENT: A NOVEL HIGH PERFORMANCE FRONT-END FOR A FUTURE HIGH POWER PROTON FACILITY AT FERMILAB
A multi-MW proton facility, Project X, has been proposed and is currently under development at Fermilab. We are carrying out a program of research and development aimed at integrated systems testing of critical components comprising the front end of Project X. This program, known as the Project X Injector Experiment (PXIE), is being undertaken as a key component of the larger Project X R&D program. The successful completion of this program will validate the concept for the Project X front end, thereby minimizing a primary technical risk element within Project X. PXIE is currently under construction at Fermilab and will be completed over the period FY12-17. PXIE will include an H* ion source, a CW 2.1-MeV RFQ and two superconductive RF (SRF) cryomodules providing up to 25 MeV energy gain at an average beam current of 1 mA (upgradable to 2 mA). Successful systems testing will also demonstrate the viability of novel front end technologies that are expected find applications beyond Project X.
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arXiv eprint number arXiv:1409.5470
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- Conference: Presented at North American Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC13), CA, USA, 29 Sep - 4 Oct 2013.
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- Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL
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- USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
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- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS High Energy Physics; HEP
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