Perpendicularly Biased YIG Tuners for the Fermilab Recycler 52.809 MHz Cavities
For NOvA and future experiments requiring high intensity proton beams, Fermilab is in the process of upgrading the existing accelerator complex for increased proton production. One such improvement is to reduce the Main Injector cycle time, by performing slip stacking, previously done in the Main Injector, in the now repurposed Recycler Ring. Recycler slip stacking requires new tuneable RF cavities, discussed separately in these proceedings. These are quarter wave cavities resonant at 52.809 MHz with a 10 kHz tuning range. The 10 kHz range is achieved by use of a tuner which has an electrical length of approximately one half wavelength at 52.809 MHz. The tuner is constructed from 31/8” diameter rigid coaxial line, with 5 inches of its length containing perpendicularly biased, Al doped Yttrium Iron Garnet (YIG). The tuner design, measurements, and high power test results are presented.
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arXiv eprint number arXiv:1409.5762
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- Conference: Presented at North American Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC 2013), Pasadena, 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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