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Title Characterization of Shielding for the CERN-SPS Vacuum Flanges With Respect to Beam Coupling Impedance
  • T. Kaltenbacher, C. Vollinger
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Abstract Longitudinal multi-bunch instabilities in the CERN-SPS pose a serious limitation for future beam intensities required for high luminosity LHC. Hence, an impedance model for the SPS accelerator was developed from which one group of vacuum flanges could be identified as being a major culprit for these instabilities. These flanges support high impedance modes and their impact on beam stability was traced to a longitudinal mode at about 1.4GHz. For improvement of multi-bunch stability threshold, this group of flanges will be shielded as part of an impedance reduction campaign. We describe the evaluation of different impedance shielding designs proposed to reduce the longitudinal beam coupling impedance of this group of vacuum flanges in the SPS. EM-field simulations were performed to identify remaining resonances in these vacuum flanges with impedance shield prototypes installed, and the simulation models were benchmarked with RF-measurements. Depending on the performance and other parameters, the most suitable shield design will be selected, built and installed. As a first step, the installation of one shielding design in some positions in the SPS is planned for the beginning of 2017.
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Conference IPAC2017, Copenhagen, Denmark
Series International Particle Accelerator Conference (8th)
Proceedings Link to full IPAC2017 Proccedings
Session Posters Wednesday 2
Date 17-May-17   16:00–18:00
Main Classification 05 Beam Dynamics and Electromagnetic Fields
Sub Classification D04 Beam Coupling Impedance - Theory, Simulations, Measurements, Code Developments
Keywords impedance, shielding, vacuum, resonance, coupling
Publisher JACoW, Geneva, Switzerland
Editors Volker RW Schaa (GSI, Darmstadt, Germany); Gianluigi Arduini (CERN, Geneva, Switzerland); Juliana Pranke (ESS, Lund, Sweden); Mike Seidel (PSI, Villigen, Switzerland); Mats Lindroos (ESS, Lund, Sweden)
ISBN 978-3-95450-182-3
Published May 2017
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