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Title: Neutrino Factories and Beta Beams

In this paper we briefly review the concepts of Neutrino Factories and Beta Beam facilities, and indicate the main challenges in terms of beam performance and technological developments. We also describe the worldwide organizations that have embarked on defining and carrying out the necessary R&D on component design, beam simulations of facility performance, and benchmarking of key subsystems via actual beam tests. Currently approved subsystem tests include the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE), under construction at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, and the Mercury Intense Target (MERIT) experiment, to be carried out at CERN. These experiments are briefly described, and their schedules are indicated.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
889251
Report Number(s):
LBNL--59359
R&D Project: 453101; BnR: KA1501020; TRN: US0605916
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Tenth European Particle Accelerator Conference,EPAC06, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 26-30, 2006
Publisher:
none, none
Research Org:
Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley NationalLaboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Director. Office of Science. Office of AdvancedScientific Computing Research. Office of High Energy Physics
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ACCELERATORS; CERN; CONSTRUCTION; DESIGN; IONIZATION; MERCURY; MUONS; NEUTRINOS; PERFORMANCE; SCHEDULES; TARGETS Neutrino Factory Beta Beam