REDUCING BEAM COUPLING IMPEDANCES IN SNS RING EXTRACTION KICKERS
The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) Accumulator ring extraction system includes 14 modules of windowframe ferrite pulsing kicker magnets with the rise time of about 200 ns. Their contribution to the beam coupling impedances is a serious concern. The kicker impedances, as well as its deflecting magnetic field versus time, are studied using detailed 3-D MAFIA modeling. Various design options, external circuit resistances, and a range of ferrite permeabilities are explored. A kicker module with wide conductor windings around the ferrite behind the kicker current sheet suggests a significant reduction of the kicker transverse and longitudinal coupling impedances. This design provides a good extraction field performance, as demonstrated by electromagnetic simulations. Results of measurements for a small model are also presented.
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- Conference: Submitted to: 2001 Particle Accelerator Conference, June 18-22, 2001, Chicago, IL.
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- Los Alamos National Laboratory
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- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ACCELERATORS; DESIGN; FERRITE; KICKER MAGNETS; MAGNETIC FIELDS; NEUTRON SOURCES; PERFORMANCE; PULSE RISE TIME; SIMULATION; SPALLATION; TANKS
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