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Title: Flying wires at Fermilab

Transverse beam profile measurement systems called ''Flying Wires'' have been installed and made operational in the Fermilab Main Ring and Tevatron accelerators. These devices are used routinely to measure the emittance of both protons and antiprotons throughout the fill process, and for emittance growth measurements during stores. In the Tevatron, the individual transverse profiles of six proton and six antiproton bunches are obtained simultaneously, with a single pass of the wire through the beam. Essential features of the hardware, software, and system operation are explained in the rest of the paper. 3 refs., 4 figs.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6331646
Report Number(s):
FNAL/C-89/64; CONF-890335-74
ON: DE89011005
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 13. particle accelerator conference, Chicago, IL, USA, 20 Mar 1989; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Batavia, IL (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR; BEAM MONITORING; BEAM PROFILES; COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE; FLOWSHEETS; MICROCOMPUTERS; WIRES; ACCELERATORS; COMPUTERS; CYCLIC ACCELERATORS; DIAGRAMS; DIGITAL COMPUTERS; MONITORING; SYNCHROTRONS 430200* -- Particle Accelerators-- Beam Dynamics, Field Calculations, & Ion Optics; 430303 -- Particle Accelerators-- Experimental Facilities & Equipment