Tolerance Studies of the Mu2e Solenoid System
The muon-to-electron conversion experiment at Fermilab is designed to explore charged lepton flavor violation. It is composed of three large superconducting solenoids, namely, the production solenoid, the transport solenoid, and the detector solenoid. Each subsystem has a set of field requirements. Tolerance sensitivity studies of the magnet system were performed with the objective of demonstrating that the present magnet design meets all the field requirements. Systematic and random errors were considered on the position and alignment of the coils. The study helps to identify the critical sources of errors and which are translated to coil manufacturing and mechanical support tolerances.
- Boston U.
- York Coll., N.Y.
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- Journal Name: IEEE Trans.Appl.Supercond.; Journal Volume: 24; Journal Issue: 3; Conference: 23rd International Conference on Magnet Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07/14-07/19/2013
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- Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
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- USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
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- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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