Author: Gilardoni, S.S.
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MOPPD057 CERN PSB-to-PS Transfer Modifications for the 2 GeV Upgrade 493
  • W. Bartmann, J. Borburgh, S.S. Gilardoni, B. Goddard, A. Newborough, S. Pittet, R. Steerenberg
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  • C.H. Yu
    IHEP, Beijing, People's Republic of China
  Within the frame of the CERN PS Booster (PSB) energy upgrade from 1.4 to 2 GeV, the PSB to PS transfer line will be adapted for pulse-to-pulse modulated operation. A modified lattice is presented including a re-design of the switching dipole between ISOLDE and PS and additional collimators to protect the PS injection septum. Optics solutions optimized for small emittance LHC beams as well as for the large emittance high-intensity beams are shown.  
MOPPD059 Proposal of a Dummy Septum to Mitigate Ring Irradiation for the CERN PS Multi-Turn Extraction 499
  • M. Giovannozzi, H. Bartosik, D. Bodart, J. Borburgh, R.J. Brown, S. Damjanovic, S.S. Gilardoni, B. Goddard, C. Hernalsteens, M. Hourican, M. Widorski
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  High activation of the magnetic extraction septum of the CERN PS machine was observed due to the losses of the continuous beam extracted via the Multi-Turn Extraction (MTE) method. The resulting activation is however incompatible with safe operation so a mitigation measure was required and found, namely the installation of a passive dummy septum to protect the actual one seems to provide the required reduction in activation in the extraction area. The shielded dummy septum is intended to absorb particles during the rise time of the MTE extraction kickers, avoiding the beam impact on the blade of the active magnetic extraction septum. The principle of the proposed modifications of the PS layout will be presented together with the studies aimed at finalising the new configuration.  
MOPPD060 Modified Extraction Scheme for the CERN PS Multi-Turn Extraction 502
  • M. Giovannozzi, S.S. Gilardoni, C. Hernalsteens, A. Lachaize, G. Métral
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  High-activation of the extraction magnetic septum of the CERN PS machine was observed due to the losses of the continuous beam extracted via the Multi-Turn Extraction (MTE) method. A possible mitigation measure consists of using an existing electrostatic septum, located upstream of the extraction magnetic septum, to deflect the beam. This would highly decrease the beam losses, and hence the induced activation, during the rise time of the MTE kickers due to the reduced thickness of the electrostatic septum with respect to the magnetic one. The layout of this new extraction will be described in detail and the results of beam measurements presented.  
TUXA02 Upgrade Plans for the LHC Injector Complex 1010
  • R. Garoby, H. Damerau, S.S. Gilardoni, B. Goddard, K. Hanke, A.M. Lombardi, M. Meddahi, B. Mikulec, E.N. Shaposhnikova, M. Vretenar
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  Challenging beams with much higher brightness than today are required for the LHC to achieve its high luminosity objective after the year 2020. It is the purpose of the LHC Injectors Upgrade (LIU) Project to achieve this result, consolidating and upgrading the existing set of ageing synchrotrons (PSB, PS and SPS), and using the new linac presently in construction (Linac4). The anticipated beam characteristics are described and compared to the known limitations in the different accelerators. The foreseen solutions are outlined as well as the planning for their implementation.  
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TUPPC082 Non-linear Beam Dynamics Tests at the CERN PS in the Framework of the Multi-turn Extraction 1365
  • M. Giovannozzi, G. Arduini, J.M. Belleman, S.S. Gilardoni, C. Hernalsteens, A. Lachaize, G. Métral, Y. Papaphilippou
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  In the framework of the CERN PS Multi-Turn Extraction several campaigns of measurements probing the non-linear beam dynamics have been carried out. These measurements range from the measurement of non-linear chromaticity to phase space portraits, de-coherence and re-coherence measurements, secondary island tune etc. In this paper these measurements will be reviewed and the results presented and discussed in details.  
WEPPR010 Comparison between Electron Cloud Build-Up Measurements and Simulations at the CERN PS 2955
  • G. Iadarola
    Naples University Federico II, Science and Technology Pole, Napoli, Italy
  • F. Caspers, S.S. Gilardoni, G. Iadarola, E. Mahner, G. Rumolo, C. Yin Vallgren
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  The build up of an Electron Cloud (EC) has been observed at the CERN Proton Synchrotron (PS) during the last stages of the LHC high intensity beam preparation, especially after the bunch shortening before extraction. A dedicated EC experiment, equipped with two button pick-ups, a pressure gauge, a clearing electrode, and a small dipole magnet, is available in one of the straight sections of the machine. A measurement campaign has been carried out in order to scan the EC build-up of LHC-type beams with different bunch spacing, bunch intensity, and bunch length. Such information, combined with the results from build up simulations, is of relevance for the characterization in terms of Secondary Emission Yield (SEY) of the chamber inner surface. The interest is twofold: this will enable us to predict the EC build up distribution in the PS for higher intensity beams in the frame of the upgrade program, and it will provide validation of the EC simulation models and codes.  
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.