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Title An Upgraded LHC Injection Kicker Magnet
  • M.J. Barnes, C. Bracco, G. Bregliozzi, A. Chmielinska, L. Ducimetière, B. Goddard, T. Kramer, H. Neupert, L. Vega Cid, V. Vlachodimitropoulospresenter, W.J.M. Weterings, C. Yin Vallgren
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • A. Chmielinska
    EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Abstract An upgrade of the LHC injection kickers is necessary for HL-LHC to avoid excessive beam induced heating of these magnets: the intensity of the HL-LHC beam will be twice that of LHC. In addition, in the event that it is necessary to exchange an injection kicker magnet, the newly installed kicker magnet would limit HL-LHC operation for a few hundred hours due to dynamic vacuum activity. Extensive studies have been carried out to identify practical solutions to these problems: these include redistributing a significant portion of the beam induced power deposition to ferrite parts of the kicker magnet which are not at pulsed high voltage and water cooling of these parts. Furthermore a surface coating, to mitigate dynamic vacuum activity, has been selected. The results of these studies, except for water cooling, have been implemented on an upgraded LHC injection kicker magnet: this magnet was installed in the LHC during the 2017-18 Year End Technical Stop. This paper presents the upgrades, including some test and measurement results.
Funding Work supported by the HL-LHC project.
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Conference IPAC2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Series International Particle Accelerator Conference (9th)
Proceedings Link to full IPAC2018 Proccedings
Session MC7 Poster Session
Date 02-May-18   16:00–17:30
Main Classification 07 Accelerator Technology
Sub Classification T16 Pulsed Power Technology
Keywords kicker, injection, vacuum, electron, impedance
Publisher JACoW Publishing, Geneva, Switzerland
Editors Shane Koscielniak (TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada); Todd Satogata (JLab, Newport News, VA, USA); Volker RW Schaa (GSI, Darmstadt, Germany); Jana Thomson (TRIUMF, Vancouver, BC, Canada)
ISBN 978-3-95450-184-7
Published June 2018
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