THXXPLM —  Contributed Orals: Hadron Accelerators   (23-May-19   09:30—10:30)
Chair: F.C. Pilat, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
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THXXPLM1 NUCLOTRON Development for NICA Acceleration Complex 3396
  • E. Syresin, N.N. Agapov, A.V. Alfeev, V. Andreev, A.A. Baldin, A.M. Bazanov, O.I. Brovko, V.V. Bugaev, A.V. Butenko, D.E. Donets, E.D. Donets, E.E. Donets, A.V. Eliseev, V.V. Fimushkin, B.V. Golovenskiy, E.V. Gorbachev, A. Govorov, E.V. Ivanov, V. Karpinsky, V. Kekelidze, H.G. Khodzhibagiyan, A. Kirichenko, V.V. Kobets, S.A. Kostromin, A.D. Kovalenko, O.S. Kozlov, K.A. Levterov, D.A. Lyuosev, A.A. Martynov, I.N. Meshkov, V.A. Mikhailov, V.A. Monchinsky, A. Nesterov, A.L. Osipenkov, D.O. Ponkin, S. Romanov, P.A. Rukojatkin, K.V. Shevchenko, I.V. Shirikov, A.A. Shurygin, A.O. Sidorin, V. Slepnev, A.V. Smirnov, G.V. Trubnikov, A. Tuzikov, B. Vasilishin
    JINR, Dubna, Moscow Region, Russia
  • A. Belov
    RAS/INR, Moscow, Russia
  • A.V. Philippov, V. Volkov
    JINR/VBLHEP, Dubna, Moscow region, Russia
  The Nuclotron is the basic facility of JINR used to generate beams of protons, polarized deuterons and protons, and multi charged ions in the energy range of up to 5.6 GeV/n. Polarized deuteron and proton beams were obtained at the intensity of 2×109 ppp and 108 ppp, respectively. The injection with RF adiabatic capture was used in two last Nuclotron runs where C6+, Xe42+, Kr26+ and Ar16+ ion beams were accelerated. The resonant stochastic extraction (RF knockout technique) was realized. The complex is now used for fixed target experiments with extracted beams and experiments with an internal target. In the near future, the Nuclotron will be the main synchrotron of the NICA collider facility being constructed at JINR. The installation in the Nuclotron of beam injection system from the Booster and of the fast extraction system in the Collider are required for its operation in the NICA complex. In the frame of the Nuclotron injection chain upgrade, a new light ion linac (LILac) for protons and ions will be built.  
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About • paper received ※ 29 April 2019       paper accepted ※ 23 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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THXXPLM2 Demonstration of Loss Reduction Using a Thin Bent Crystal to Shadow an Electrostatic Septum During Resonant Slow Extraction 3399
  • F.M. Velotti, P. Bestmann, M.E.J. Butcher, M. Calviani, M. Di Castro, M. Donzé, L.S. Esposito, M.A. Fraser, M. Garattini, S.S. Gilardoni, B. Goddardpresenter, V. Kain, J. Lendaro, A. Masi, D. Mirarchi, M. Pari, J. Prieto, S. Redaelli, R. Rossi, W. Scandale, R. Seidenbinder, P. Serrano Galvez, L.S. Stoel, C. Zamantzas, V. Zhovkovska
    CERN, Meyrin, Switzerland
  • F.M. Addesa, F. Iacoangeli
    INFN-Roma, Roma, Italy
  • A.G. Afonin, Y.A. Chesnokov, A.A. Durum, V.A. Maisheev, Yu.E. Sandomirskiy, A.A. Yanovich
    IHEP, Moscow Region, Russia
  • J.E. Borg, M. Garattini, G. Hall, T. James, M. Pesaresi
    Imperial College of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, London, United Kingdom
  • A.S. Denisov, Y. Gavrikov, Yu.M. Ivanov, M.A. Koznov, L.G. Malyarenko, V. Skorobogatov
    PNPI, Gatchina, Leningrad District, Russia
  • F. Galluccio
    INFN-Napoli, Napoli, Italy
  • F. Murtas
    INFN/LNF, Frascati, Italy
  A proof-of-principle experiment demonstrating the feasibility of using a thin, bent crystal aligned upstream of an extraction septum (ES) to increase the efficiency of the third-integer resonant slow extraction process has been carried out at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS). With the primary aim of reducing the beam loss and induced radio-activation of the SPS, the crystal was aligned to both the beam and the septum to reduce by up to 40% the beam intensity impinging the ES and increase the intensity entering the external transfer line. In this contribution, we introduce the concept and the prototype system that was installed in 2018 before reporting in detail on the dedicated program of machine development studies carried out to characterise its performance and demonstrate operational feasibility. The performance reach and compatibility with other loss reduction techniques proposed to further increase the extraction efficiency, such as phase space folding with octupoles, is discussed in view of future high intensity operation.  
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About • paper received ※ 15 May 2019       paper accepted ※ 28 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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Experimental and Simulation Studies of Cooling of a Bunched Ion Beam in a Storage Ring by a Bunched Electron Beam  
  • Y. Zhang, S.V. Benson, A. Hutton, K. Jordan, T. Powers, R.A. Rimmer, M. F. Spata, A.V. Sy, H. Wang, S. Wang, H. Zhang
    JLab, Newport News, Virginia, USA
  • J. Li, X.M. Ma, L.J. Maopresenter, M.T. Tang, J.C. Yang, X.D. Yang, H. Zhao, H.W. Zhao
    IMP/CAS, Lanzhou, People’s Republic of China
  Cooling of a high energy ion beam is essential for future electron-ion colliders to reach high luminosity. It is critical to demonstrate experimentally cooling by a bunched electron beam and to benchmark the experimental data with simulations. Such experimental and simulation studies were carried out by a collaboration of Jefferson Lab and Institute of Modern Physics (IMP), utilizing a DC cooler at IMP. The thermionic gun of the DC cooler was modified by pulsing its grid voltage to produce cooling electron pulses in a pulse length range of 0.07 - 3.5 µs, with a 250 kHZ repetition frequency. The performed experiments clearly demonstrated cooling of a RF focused ion bunches by this pulsed electron beam. The momentum spread of cooled ion bunch has been reduced from ~2x10-3 to ~6x10-4 in less than 0.5 second. The simulation results agree with the measurements qualitatively. In this paper, we present a brief overview of the experiments and also show the main experimental and simulation results.  
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