Author: Llimona, Q.
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WEPOR043 End-to-end FEL Beam Stability Simulation Engine 2768
  • C. Serrano, L.R. Doolittle
    LBNL, Berkeley, California, USA
  • D.S. Driver, B. Patel, A.F. Queiruga, Z. Zaky
    UCB, Berkeley, USA
  • Q. Llimona
    UPF, Barcelona, Spain
  Funding: Work supported by U.S. Department of Energy
During the design, commissioning and operation of a linac-driven Free Electron Laser (FEL) it is important to have a good understanding of the implications of accelerator design choices on beam figures of merit. This simulation engine combines a full state-space model of the RF system (High-Power Amplifier, RF cavities, LLRF controllers, etc.), a characterization of beam properties such as energy, bunch length and arrival time as electrons propagate through the Linac and beam-based feedback. The combination of these models with the ability to introduce both correlated and uncorrelated noise sources at any point of the machine, allows for a complete transposition of noise sources to beam performance parameters, including frequency dependence, in order to analyze implications of accelerator design choices in a simulation environment.
DOI • reference for this paper ※ DOI:10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2016-WEPOR043  
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