Author: Efthymiopoulos, I.
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THPPP014 Design Parameters of a High-Power Proton Synchrotron for Neutrino Beams at Cern 3755
  • Y. Papaphilippou, M. Benedikt, I. Efthymiopoulos, F. Gerigk, R. Steerenberg
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  Design studies have been initiated at CERN for exploring the prospects of future high-power proton beams for producing neutrinos within the LAGUNA-LBNO project. These studies include a possible increase of the SPS beam power from 500kW to 700kW for a new conventional neutrino beam line based on the CNGS technology, and at a second stage a 2~MW High-Power Proton Synchrotron (HP-PS) using the Low Power Superconducting Proton Linac (LP-SPL) as injector. A low energy 5GeV-4MW neutrino super-beam alternative based on a high-power version of SPL is also considered. This paper concentrates on the HP-PS by exploring the parameter space and constraints regarding beam characteristics, machine hardware and layout, for reaching the 2~MW average beam power.  
THPPP012 Performance of the CERN Heavy Ion Production Complex 3752
  • D. Manglunki, M. E. Angoletta, H. Bartosik, G. Bellodi, A. Blas, T. Bohl, C. Carli, E. Carlier, S. Cettour Cave, K. Cornelis, H. Damerau, I. Efthymiopoulos, A. Findlay, S.S. Gilardoni, S. Hancock, J.M. Jowett, D. Kuchler, S. Maury, M. O'Neil, Y. Papaphilippou, S. Pasinelli, R. Scrivens, G. Tranquille, B. Vandorpe, U. Wehrle, J. Wenninger
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  The second LHC ion run took place at 1.38 A TeV/c per beam in autumn 2011; more than 100 inverse microbarns was accumulated by each of the experiments. In addition, the LHC injector chain delivered primary Pb and secondary Be ion beams to fixed target experiments in the North Area. This paper presents the current performance of the heavy ion production complex, and prospects to further improve it in the near future.