Author: Biscari, C.
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TUPPC012 Optics of Extraction Lines at CNAO 1179
  • E. Bressi, L. Falbo, C. Priano, M. Pullia
    CNAO Foundation, Milan, Italy
  • C. Biscari
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  The CNAO (National Center for Oncological Hadrontherapy), is the first Italian center for deep hadrontherapy with proton and carbon ion beams, treating patients since fall 2011. The beam is delivered to the patient through a high energy transfer line (HEBT). The line is equipped with a horizontal switching dipole that carries the beam in three treatment rooms and a vertical switching dipole that allows a vertical delivery of the beam in the central treatment room. The CNAO HEBT commissioning has been carried out using proton and Carbon beams in the full range of energies: 60 to 250 MeV/u for protons, 120 to 400 MeV/u for Carbon ions. Optimization of the beam lines setup has been carried out for few energies, applying beam magnetic rigidity scaling for the full range in steps of the order of 1 MeV. The scaling has proven to be satisfactory for most elements, and only minor adjustments in the initial part of the line were needed to fulfill tolerances in all the range. Repeatability of magnetic settings is supported by measurements along the lines. Finally the results in terms of beam dimensions, beam transmission and beam position at the patient position are presented.  
TUOBB01 A European Proposal for the Compton Gamma-ray Source of ELI-NP 1086
  • L. Serafini, I. Boscolo, F. Broggi, V. Petrillo
    Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Milano, Italy
  • O. Adriani, G. Graziani, G. Passaleva
    INFN-FI, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • S. Albergo, A. Tricomi
    INFN-CT, Catania, Italy
  • D. Alesini, M.P. Anania, A. Bacci, R. Bedogni, M. Bellaveglia, C. Biscari, R. Boni, M. Boscolo, M. Castellano, E. Chiadroni, A. Clozza, E. Di Pasquale, G. Di Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, M. Ferrario, A. Gallo, G. Gatti, A. Ghigo, F. Marcellini, C. Maroli, G. Mazzitelli, E. Pace, L. Pellegrino, R. Ricci, M. Serio, F. Sgamma, B. Spataro, A. Stecchi, A. Stella, P. Tomassini, C. Vaccarezza, S. Vescovi, F. Villa
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • D. Angal-Kalinin, J.A. Clarke, B.D. Fell, A.R. Goulden, J.D. Herbert, S.P. Jamison, P.A. McIntosh, R.J. Smith, S.L. Smith
    STFC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • P. Antici, M. Coppola, L. Lancia, A. Mostacci, L. Palumbo
    URLS, Rome, Italy
  • N. Bliss, B.G. Martlew
    STFC/DL, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • P. Cardarelli, M. Gambaccini
    INFN-Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
  • L. Catani, A. Cianchi
    INFN-Roma II, Roma, Italy
  • I. Chaikovska, O. Dadoun, A. Stocchi, A. Variola, Z.F. Zomer
    LAL, Orsay, France
  • C. De Martinis
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI), Italy
  • F. Druon, P. Fichot
    ILE, Palaiseau Cedex, France
  • E. Iarocci
    University of Rome "La Sapienza", Rome, Italy
  • M. Migliorati
    Rome University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • A.-S. Müller
    IN2P3, Paris, France
  • V. Nardone
    Università di Roma I La Sapienza, Roma, Italy
  • C. Ronsivalle
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma), Italy
  • M. Veltri
    Uniurb, Urbino (PU), Italy
  A European proposal is under preparation for the Compton gamma-ray Source of ELI-NP. In the Romanian pillar of ELI (the European Extreme Light Infrastructure) an advanced gamma-ray beam is foreseen, coupled to two 10 PW laser systems. The photons will be generated by Compton back-scattering in the collision between a high quality electron beam and a high power laser. A European collaboration formed by INFN, Univ. of Roma La Sapienza, Orsay-LAL of IN2P3, Univ. de Paris Sud XI and ASTeC at Daresbury, is preparing a TDR exploring the feasibility of a machine expected to achieve the Gamma-ray beam specifications: energy tunable between 1 and 20 MeV, narrow bandwidth (0.3%) and high spectral density, 104 photons/sec/eV. We will describe the lay-out of the 720 MeV RF Linac and the collision laser with the associated optical cavity, as well as the optimized beam dynamics to achieve maximum phase space density at the collision, taking into account beam loading and beam break-up due to the acceleration of long bunch trains. The predicted gamma-ray spectra will be evaluated as the gamma photons collimators background. An option for electron bunches recirculation will also be illustrated.  
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