Author: Wittenburg, K.
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WEPF05 An Electron Beam Detector for the FLASH II Beam Dump 814
  • F. Perlick, J.D. Good, N. Leuschner, M. Sachwitz
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen, Germany
  • G. Kube, M. Schmitz, K. Wittenburg, T. Wohlenberg
    DESY, Hamburg, Germany
  For the electron absorber at FLASH II a detector is developed to control the position, dimensions and profile of the electron beam. Scintillation light, emitted from a luminescent screen in front of the dump window, is reflected by a mirror, located in 2 m distance from the screen, and passes through a vacuum window. Two different optical systems will be installed redundantly for beam image transfer: a conventional lens-mirror-system and a system using a radiation-hard optical fibre bundle. A CCD camera, located in one and a half meter distance from the beam line, is used for the optical analysis. An experimental setup, where the terms of installation of the components correspond to the FLASH accelerator, has been built up in a lab to coordinate the interaction of the screen with the components of the optical system. It was shown that the resolution of the lens-mirror-system is about one line pair per millimeter. An experiment is set up to test the impact of radiation on the optical qualities of the fibre optic bundle by installing it onto a “radioactive hot spot” at the bunch compressor in the FLASH accelerator.  
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