Author: Hunter, T.
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MOPPD069 Challenges for the SNS Ring Energy Upgrade 520
  • M.A. Plum, T.V. Gorlov, J.A. Holmes, T. Hunter, R.T. Roseberry, J. G. Wang
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA
  Funding: ORNL/SNS is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725.
The Oak Ridge Spallation Neutron Source accumulator ring presently operates at a beam power of about 1 MW and a beam energy of 925 MeV. A power upgrade is planned to increase the beam energy to 1.3 GeV. For the accumulator ring this mostly involves modifications to the injection and extraction sections. A variety of modifications to the existing injection section were necessary to achieve 1 MW, and the tools developed and the lessons learned from this work are now being applied to the design of the new injection section. This paper will discuss the tools and the lessons learned, and also present the design and status of the upgrades to the accumulator ring.