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Title: Design Considerations of Fast Kicker Systems for High Intensity Proton Accelerators

In this paper, we discuss the specific issues related to the design of the Fast Kicker Systems for high intensity proton accelerators. To address these issues in the preliminary design stage can be critical since the fast kicker systems affect the machine lattice structure and overall design parameters. Main topics include system architecture, design strategy, beam current coupling, grounding, end user cost vs. system cost, reliability, redundancy and flexibility. Operating experience with the Alternating Gradient Synchrotron injection and extraction kicker systems at Brookhaven National Laboratory and their future upgrade is presented. Additionally, new conceptual designs of the extraction kicker for the Spallation Neutron Source at Oak Ridge and the Advanced Hydrotest Facility at Los Alamos are discussed.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
15005491
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JC-144171
TRN: US0305400
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2001 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc International Pulsed Power Plasma Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV (US), 06/17/2001--06/22/2001; Other Information: PBD: 12 Jun 2001
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
US Department of Energy (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; BEAM CURRENTS; DESIGN; KICKER MAGNETS; PROTON BEAMS; SPALLATION; NEUTRON SOURCES