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Title: Fermilab's SC Accelerator Magnet Program for Future U.S. HEP Facilities

The invention of SC accelerator magnets in the 1970s opened wide the possibilities for advancing the energy frontier of particle accelerators, while limiting the machine circumference and reducing their energy consumption. The successful development of SC accelerator magnets based on NbTi superconductor have made possible a proton-antiproton collider (Tevatron) at Fermilab, an electron-proton collider (HERA) at DESY, a relativistic heavy ion collider (RHIC) at BNL and recently a proton-proton collider (LHC) at CERN. Further technological innovations and inventions are required as the US HEP looks forward towards the post-LHC energy or/and intensity frontiers. A strong, goal oriented national SC accelerator magnet program must take on this challenge to provide a strong base for the future of HEP in the U.S. The results and experience obtained by Fermilab during the past 30 years will allow us to play a leadership role in the SC accelerator magnet development in the U.S., in particular, focusing on magnets for a Muon Collider/Neutrino Factory [1]-[2]. In this paper, we summarize the required Muon Collider magnet needs and challenges, summarize the technology advances in the Fermilab accelerator magnet development over the past few years, and present and discuss our vision and long-term plans for these Fermilab-supportedmore » accelerator initiatives.« less
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
972364
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-09-671-TD
TRN: US1001533
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; BNL; CERN; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; FERMILAB; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR; FERMILAB TEVATRON; FOCUSING; HEAVY IONS; INVENTIONS; MAGNETS; MUONS; SUPERCONDUCTORS; Accelerators