C. Zannini, H. Bartosik, M. Carlà, K.S.B. Li, E. Métral, G. Rumolo, B. Salvant
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
ESRF, Grenoble, France
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
At the end of 2018, an instability with multiple bunches has been consistently observed during high intensity studies at the CERN-SPS. This instability could be a significant limitation to achieve the bunch intensity expected after the LHC Injector Upgrade (LIU). Therefore, a deep understanding of the phenomena is essential to identify the best mitigation strategy. Extensive simulation studies have been performed to explore the consistency of the current SPS model, give a possible interpretation of the instability mechanism and outline some possible cures.
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R. Ainsworth, A.V. Burov, N. Eddy, A. Semenov
Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
Recent advances in the theoretical understanding of beam stability in the presence of strong space charge, has suggested a new class of instabilities known as convective instabilities. A novel approach to excite and study these instabilities will be to install a ‘waker’ system, a dedicated wake-building feedback system. The System was installed in the Fermilab Recycler and commissioned during 2021. The first results are presented.