Author: Klag, W.
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TUPMR005 First Results of a Turbo Generator Test for Powering the HV-Solenoids at a Relativistic Electron Cooler 1233
  • A. Hofmann, K. Aulenbacher, M.W. Bruker, J. Dietrich, T. Weilbach
    HIM, Mainz, Germany
  • W. Klag
    IKP, Mainz, Germany
  • V.V. Parkhomchuk, V.B. Reva
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia
  One of the challenges in a relativistic electron cooler is the generation of high voltage exceeding 2 MV and the powering of HV-solenoids, which need a floating power supply. As replacement of the well established, but limited, methods we propose streaming gas for the power transfer. The conversion of the energy by a turbo generator enables using scalable power supply / HV-generator combinations. BINP SB RAS has proposed two possibilities to build the power supply in a modular way. In the first proposal, two cascade transformers per module should be used; the first one powers 22 small HV-solenoids, the second one generates the voltage. In order to reach the final voltage, the modules are cascaded. The cascade transformers are fed by a turbo generator, which is driven by pressurised gas. The second possibility is to use two big HV-solenoids, which are powered directly by a turbo generator. The voltage could be generated for example with a Cockcroft Walton generator. A potential candidate is the Green Energy Turbine (GET) from the company DEPRAG, Germany. At the Helmholtz-Institut Mainz, two GET were tested. In this report, we present our experience and show first results.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-TUPMR005  
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