|MOPTS082||Status of ESS Linac Upgrade Studies for ESSnuSB||1038|
Funding: ESSnuSB has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 777419.
The European Spallation Source (ESS), currently under construction in Lund, Sweden, is the world’s most powerful neutron spallation source, with an average power of 5 MW at 2.0 GeV. In the ESS neutrino Super Beam Project (ESSnuSB) it is proposed to utilise this powerful accelerator as a proton driver for a neutrino beam that will be sent to a large underground Cherenkov detector in Garpenberg, mid-Sweden. In this paper we discuss the required modifications of the ESS linac to reach an additional 5 MW beam power for neutrino production in parallel to the spallation neutron production.
|DOI •||reference for this paper ※ https://doi.org/10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2019-MOPTS082|
|About •||paper received ※ 17 May 2019 paper accepted ※ 23 May 2019 issue date ※ 21 June 2019|
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