Review of accelerator instrumentation
Some of the problems associated with the monitoring of accelerator beams, particularly storage rings' beams, are reviewed along with their most common solutions. The various electrode structures used for the measurement of beam current, beam position, and the detection of the bunches' transverse oscillations, yield pulses with sub-nanosecond widths. The electronics for the processing of these short pulses involves wide band techniques and circuits usually not readily available from industry or the integrated circuit market: passive or active, successive integrations, linear gating, sample-and-hold circuits with nanosecond acquisition time, etc. This report also presents the work performed recently for monitoring the ultrashort beams of colliding linear accelerators or single-pass colliders. To minimize the beam emittance, the beam position must be measured with a high resolution, and digitized on a pulse-to-pulse basis. Experimental results obtained with the Stanford two-mile Linac single bunches are included.
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- Report Number(s):
- SLAC-PUB-2522; CONF-800740-11
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- Resource Relation:
- Conference: 11. international conference on high energy accelerators, Geneva, Switzerland, 7 Jul 1980
- Research Org:
- Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, CA (USA)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; BEAM MONITORING; REVIEWS; ACCELERATOR FACILITIES; BEAM EMITTANCE; ELECTRODES; PULSE TECHNIQUES; DOCUMENT TYPES; MONITORING 430303* -- Particle Accelerators-- Experimental Facilities & Equipment
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