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MOPC010 Longitudinal Dynamics in the University of Maryland Electron Ring electron, cathode, focusing, longitudinal-dynamics 713
 
  • J.R. Harris, D.W. Feldman, R. Feldman, Y. Huo, J.G. Neumann, P.G. O'Shea, B. Quinn
    IREAP, College Park, Maryland
  • M. Reiser
    University Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  Funding: Work supported by the Department of Energy, the Office of Naval Research, the Joint Technology Office, and the Directed Energy Professional Society.

The University of Maryland Electron Ring (UMER) is a low energy electron recirculator for the study of space charge dominated beam transport. The system’s pulse length (100 ns) and large number of diagnostics make it ideal for investigating the longitudinal evolution of intense beams. Pulse shape flexibility is provided by the pulser system and the gridded gun, which has the ability to produce thermionic and photoemission beams simultaneously. In this paper, we report on the generation and evolution of novel line charge distributions in UMER.

 
 
MPPE068 Effects on Flat-Beam Generation from Space-Charge Force and Beamline Errors space-charge, quadrupole, emittance, cathode 3774
 
  • Y.-E. S. Sun
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • K.-J. Kim
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  • P. Piot
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  The transformation of a round, angular-momentum-dominated electron beam into a flat beam using a skew-quadrupole channel has been developed theoretically in several papers and demonstrated experimentally at the Fermilab/NICADD Photoinjector Laboratory. In this paper, we address the impacts of space-charge force and beamline errors on the round-to-flat beam transformation. We discuss the physical process of angular momentum cancellation during the beam passage through the skew-quadrupole channel, present analytical and numerical studies of the linear and nonlinear space-charge forces, and evaluate the corresponding limits on the ratio of vertical-to-horizontal emittances. We also investigate the sensitivities of flat-beam emittances on several systematic factors such as errors on quadrupole strengths and alignments.  
 
MPPP009 Linac Coherent Light Source Longitudinal Feedback Model feedback, linac, simulation, electron 1156
 
  • J. Wu, P. Emma, L. Hendrickson
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: Work is supported by the US Department of Energy under contract DE-AC02-76SF00515.

The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) will be the world's first x-ray free-electron laser (FEL). To ensure the vitality of FEL lasing, it is critical to preserve the high quality of the electron beam during acceleration and compression. The peak current and final energy are very sensitive to system jitter. To minimize this sensitivity, a longitudinal feedback system on the bunch length and energy is required, together with other diagnostics and feedback systems (e.g., on transverse phase space). In this paper, we describe a simulation framework, which includes a realistic jitter model for the LCLS accelerator system, the RF acceleration, structure wakefield, and second order optics. Simulation results show that to meet the tight requirements set by the FEL, such a longitudinal feedback system is mandatory.

 
 
MPPT051 Reshimming of Tevatron Dipoles; A Process-Quality and Lessons-Learned Perspective quadrupole, dipole, controls, background 3156
 
  • J.N. Blowers, R. Hanft, D.J. Harding, J.A. John, W.F. Robotham
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  Funding: Work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-76CH03000.

Over the last two years corrections have been made for the skew quadrupole moment in 530 of the 774 installed dipoles in the Tevatron. This process of modifying the magnets in situ has inherent risk of degrading the performance of the superconducting accelerator. In order to manage the risk, as well as to ensure the corrections were done consistently, formal quality tools were used to plan and verify the work. The quality tools used to define the process and for quality control are discussed, along with highlights of lessons learned.

 
 
MOPB004 Progress on Test EBIS and the Design of an EBIS-Based RHIC Preinjector ion, electron, cathode, injection 363
 
  • J.G. Alessi, E.N. Beebe, O. Gould, A. Kponou, R. Lockey, A.I. Pikin, K. Prelec, D. Raparia, J. Ritter, L. Snydstrup
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  Funding: Work supported under the auspices of the U.S. DOE.

Following the successful development of the Test EBIS at BNL,* we now have a design for an EBIS-based heavy ion preinjector which would serve as an alternative to the Tandem Van de Graaffs in providing beams for RHIC and the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory. This baseline design includes an EBIS producing mA-level currents of heavy ions (ex. Au 32+) in ~ 10-20 microsecond pulses, injecting into an RFQ which accelerates the beams to 300 keV/amu, followed by an IH linac accelerating to 2 MeV/amu. Some details of this design will be presented, as well recent experimental results on the Test EBIS.

*E.N. Beebe et al., Proc. Ninth International Symposium on Electron Beam Ion Sources and Traps, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2 (2004) 164–173.

 
 
MOPB006 Frontiers of RF Photoinjectors emittance, laser, electron, cathode 530
 
  • M. Ferrario
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  New ideas have been recently proposed to achieve ultra-high brightness electron beams, as particularly needed in SASE-FEL experiments, and to produce flat beams, as required in linear colliders. Low emittance schemes already foreseen for split normal conducting photoinjectors have been applied to the superconducting case in order to produce high peak and high average beam brightness. RF compressor techniques have been partially confirmed by experimental results and more compact RF photoinjector designs including compression scheme are under development. Research and experiments in the flat beam production from a photoinjector as a possible alternative to damping rings are in progress. An overview of recent advancements and future perspectives in photoinjector beam physics is reported in this talk.  
 
MOPB007 Future Directions in Electron Sources cathode, electron, focusing, emittance 563
 
  • J.W. Lewellen
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  Funding: Work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, under Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38.

The emittance-compensated rf photoinjector is in the process of evolving from an experiment in and of itself, to a laboratory instrument, to a workhorse component of large user facilities such as next-generation light sources. In recent years the performance achieved by the standard p-mode design has approached the levels predicted by theory and experiment. The basic design has been scaled from X-band down to less than 1 GHz in terms of operating frequency, and superconducting designs are presently undergoing initial testing at various locations. The requirements for linac-based light sources will require at least one order of magnitude improvement in beam quality; other applications, such as electron microscopes or high-energy electron lithography, require still greater improvements. The migration towards fully superconducting accelerators provides some additional design challenges. This paper briefly presents requirements for some future applications, and presents four new approaches to extending injector performance: the diamond-emitter photocathode, the planar focusing cathode, the magnetic-mode emittance compensation technique, and the field-emission-gated cathode.

 
 
MOPB009 Review of the Production Process of TTF and PITZ Photocathodes cathode, electron, monitoring, linac 671
 
  • D. Sertore, P. Michelato, L. Monaco
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI)
  • A. Bonucci
    SAES Getters S.p.A., Lainate
  • J.H. Han
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen
  • S. Schreiber
    DESY, Hamburg
  In the present article, the production process of the photocathodes for the TESLA Test Facility (TTF) at DESY Hamburg and the Photo Injector Test Facility at DESY-Zeuthen (PITZ) is reviewed in order to highlight key elements for the final photocathode performances. Since the first photocathode production in 1998, we have continuosly collected relevant paramenters of the cathode plugs and deposition process. These data are now critically analized in view of an optimization of the photocathode performances for the next generation of high brilliance sources.  
 
MOPB011 Axial RF Power Input in Photocathode Electron Guns cathode, emittance, electron, superconducting-RF 743
 
  • D. Janssen
    FZR, Dresden
  • H. Bluem, A.M.M. Todd
    AES, Princeton, New Jersey
  • V. Volkov
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk
  We discuss the coaxial power input in normal and superconducting RF (SRF)photoinjector cavities. Upstream coaxial power input has been previously used at the PITZ facility where the output beam tube is an intrinsic part of the coaxial transmission line into the gun. In this paper, we describe coaxial coupling from the cathode side of the gun. For normal conducting RF guns, in addition to the advantage from symmetric coupling, an emittance compensation solenoid can now be positioned close to the gun cavity to deliver optimal transverse emittance. Beam dynamics calculations demonstrate 0.8 mm-mrad at 1 nC in X-band. For an SRF gun, we present a design for coaxial input around the cathode using a superconducting coupling cell. This cell matches the external quality factor of the gun for different beam powers and there is no RF loss associated with the axial gap of the cathode. The heat input into the coaxial feed and the surface field of the coupler are discussed. For a 1.3 GHz half-cell gun cavity with stored energy of 6.6 J, a 2.5 MeV electron beam can be delivered with a peak accelerating field of 50 MV/m. At 10 mA,the external Q is 2.1 x 106 and the coaxial line power loss that must be cooled is 28 W.  
 
TPAE016 The Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility: Status and Recent Activities electron, laser, klystron, cathode 1485
 
  • M.E. Conde, S.P. Antipov, W. Gai, C.-J. Jing, R. Konecny, W. Liu, J.G. Power, H. Wang, Z.M. Yusof
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  Funding: This work is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, under contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38.

The Argonne Wakefield Accelerator Facility (AWA) is dedicated to the study of electron beam physics and the development of accelerating structures based on electron beam driven wakefields. In order to carry out these studies, the facility employs a photocathode RF gun capable of generating electron beams with high bunch charges (up to 100 nC) and short bunch lengths. This high intensity beam is used to excite wakefields in the structures under investigation. The wakefield structures presently under development are dielectric loaded cylindrical waveguides with operating frequencies of 7.8 or 15.6 GHz. The facility is also used to investigate the generation and propagation of high brightness electron beams. Presently under investigation, is the use of photons with energies lower than the work function of the cathode surface (Schottky-enabled photoemission), aimed at generating electron beams with low thermal emittance. Novel electron beam diagnostics are also developed and tested at the facility. The AWA electron beam is also used in laboratory-based astrophysics experiments; namely, measurements of microwave Cherenkov radiation and fluorescence of air. We report on the current status of the facility and present recent results.

 
 
TPAE028 Beam Dynamics Studies for a Laser Acceleration Experiment linac, space-charge, laser, emittance 2024
 
  • J.E. Spencer, E.R. Colby, R.J. Noble, D.T. Palmer, R. Siemann
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: Support of this work was under U.S. Dept. of Energy contract DE-AC02-76SF00515.

The NLC Test Accelerator at SLAC was built to address various beam dynamics issues for the Next Linear Collider. An S-Band RF gun, originally proposed for the NLCTA, is being installed together with a large-angle extraction line at 60 MeV. This is followed by a matching section, final focus and buncher for the laser acceleration experiment, E163. The laser-electron interaction area is followed by a broad range, high resolution spectrometer (HES) for electron bunch analysis. The RF gun is discussed in another paper. We discuss only the beam dynamics and high resolution analysis system at 6 MeV based on using Parmela and high-order Transport for bunch charges from 50 pC to 1 nC. Beyond the diagnostics, this system uses the emittance compensating solenoids and a low energy, high resolution spectrometer (LES) to help tune for best operating point and match to the linac. Optical symmetries in the design of the 25.5° extraction line provide 1:1 phase space transfer without linear dispersion or use of sextupoles for a large, 6D phase space volume and range of input conditions. Tolerances and tuning sensitivities (knobs) for certain parts of the system are discussed.

 
 
TPAE063 Observation of Superposition of Wake Fields Generated by Electron Bunches in a Dielectric-Lined Waveguide electron, acceleration, vacuum, laser 3609
 
  • S.V. Shchelkunov, T.C. Marshall
    Columbia University, New York
  • M. Babzien
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • J.L. Hirshfield, M.A. LaPointe
    Yale University, Physics Department, New Haven, CT
  Funding: Research supported by the Department of Energy, Division of High Energy Physics.

We report results from an experiment, done at the Accelerator Test Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory, which demonstrates the successful superposition of wake fields excited by 50MeV bunches which travel ~50cm along the axis of a cylindrical waveguide which is lined with alumina. Wake fields from two short (5-6psec) 0.15-0.35nC bunches are superimposed and the energy losses of each bunch are measured as the separation between the bunches is varied so as to encompass approximately one wake field period (~21cm). A spectrum of 40 TM0m eigenmodes is excited by the bunch. A substantial retarding wake field (2.65MV/m×nC for just the first bunch) is developed because of the short bunches and the narrow vacuum channel diameter (3mm) through which they move. The energy loss of the second bunch exhibits a narrow resonance with a 4mm (13.5psec) footprint. This experiment may be compared with a related experiment reported by a group at the Argonne National Laboratory where a much weaker wake field (~0.1MV/m×nC for the first bunch) having ~10 eigenmodes was excited by a train of much longer bunches,* and the bunch spacing was not varied.

*J. G. Power, M. E. Conde, W. Gai, R. Konecny, and P. Schoessow, Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 3, 101302 (2000).

 
 
TPAE067 Femtosecond Electron Diffraction and its Application for Beam Characterization at the PAL electron, laser, emittance, space-charge 3721
 
  • D. Xiang
    TUB, Beijing
  • H. Ihee
    KAIST, Daejeon
  • I.S. Ko, S.J. Park
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  • X.J. Wang
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  Electron diffraction is widely used in electron microscopy to obtain ultrahigh magnification factor, or crystallography to determine the internal structure of the molecule. High energy electron (MeV) has been used to probe the solid state thick sample, now being explored for femto-second electron diffraction (FED) to determine the transient structure of the molecule. We are proposing to perform FED using a photocathode RF gun at the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL), and develop an advanced electron beam diagnostic tool based on the electron diffraction. In this paper we will study how the diffraction pattern can be used to extract the information on the beam’s divergence. With a well-known sample, such as aluminum foil, whose internal structure is predetermined, the diffraction pattern for both single electron and the electron beam with a given divergence distribution can be calculated. Our proposed technique shows great potential of electron diffraction in beam divergence characterization. An experiment to verify the practicality of this method is under preparation and will be carried out at the proposed high brightness R&D facility at the PAL) in the near future.  
 
TPAT023 Tests of a 3D Self Magnetic Field Solver in the Finite Element Gun Code MICHELLE simulation, electron, beam-transport, accumulation 1814
 
  • E.M. Nelson
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • J.J. Petillo
    SAIC, Burlington, Massachusetts
  Funding: Work supported by ONR.

We have recently implemented a prototype 3d self magnetic field solver in the finite-element gun code MICHELLE. The new solver computes the magnetic vector potential on unstructured grids. The solver employs edge basis functions in the curl-curl formulation of the finite-element method. A novel current accumulation algorithm takes advantage of the unstructured grid particle tracker to produce a compatible source vector, for which the singular matrix equation is easily solved by the conjugate gradient method. We will present some test cases demonstrating the capabilities of the prototype 3d self magnetic field solver. One test case is self magnetic field in a square drift tube. Another is a relativistic axisymmetric beam freely expanding in a round pipe.

 
 
TPAT058 Calculation of Electron Beam Potential Energy from RF Photocathode Gun simulation, electron, space-charge, acceleration 3441
 
  • W. Liu
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois
  • W. Gai, J.G. Power, H. Wang
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  Funding: U.S. Department of Energy.

In this paper, we consider the contribution of potential energy to beam dynamics as simulated by PARMELA at low energies (10 - 30MeV). We have developed a routine to calculate the potential energy of the relativistic electron beam using the static coulomb potential in the rest frame (first order approximation as in PARMELA). We found that the potential energy contribution to the beam dynamics could be very significant, particularly with high charge beams generated by an RF photocathode gun. Our results show that when the potential energy is counted correctly and added to the kinetic energy from PARMELA, the total energy is conserved. Simulation results of potential and kinetic energies for short beams (~1 mm) at various charges (1 - 100 nC) generated by a high current RF photocathode gun are presented.

 
 
TPAT062 Uncorrelated Energy Spread and Longitudinal Emittance for a Photoinjector Beam space-charge, emittance, electron, simulation 3570
 
  • Z. Huang, D. Dowell, P. Emma, C. Limborg-Deprey, G.V. Stupakov, J. Wu
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Longitudinal phase space properties of a photoinjector beam are important in many areas of high-brightness beam applications such as bunch compression, transverse-to-longitudinal emittance exchange, and high-gain free-electron lasers. In this paper, we discuss both the rf and the space charge contributions to the uncorrelated energy spread of the beam generated from a laser-driven rf gun. We compare analytical expressions for the uncorrelated energy spread and the longitudinal emittance with numerical simulations and recent experimental results.  
 
TPAT067 Study of Longitudinal Space-Charge Wave Dynamics in Space-Charge Dominated Beams space-charge, simulation, electron, ion 3712
 
  • K. Tian, Y. Cui, I. Haber, Y. Huo, R.A. Kishek, P.G. O'Shea, Y. Zou
    IREAP, College Park, Maryland
  • M. Reiser
    University Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  Funding: Work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science.

Understanding the dynamics of longitudinal space- charge waves is very important for advanced accelerator research. Although analytical solutions of space-charge wave equations based on the cold fluid model exist in one dimension, there are few results for two-dimensional wave evolution. One-dimensional theory predicts two eigen solutions, given an initial perturbation. One is called the fast wave, which moves toward the beam head in the beam frame and the other is termed the slow wave, which moves backward in the beam frame. In this paper, we report experimental results of space charge wave studies conducted on a 2.3 meter long straight beam line at the University of Maryland. An energy analyzer is used to directly measure the energy of space-charge waves at the end of the transport line, which demonstrates the decomposition of an initial current perturbation into a slow wave and a fast wave. A PIC code, WARP [1], is used to simulate this experiment and the behavior of longitudinal waves in space-charge dominated beams in an R-Z geometry. Simulations shown here also demonstrate if the initial current and velocity perturbation strengths are chosen properly, only fast or slow waves could be selectively generated.

 
 
TOAB004 An Optimized Low-Charge Configuration of the Linac Coherent Light Source emittance, linac, undulator, radiation 344
 
  • P. Emma, Z. Huang, C. Limborg-Deprey, J. Wu
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  • W.M. Fawley, M.S. Zolotorev
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  • S. Reiche
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  Funding: Work supported by U.S. Department of Energy contract DE-AC02-76SF00515.

The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) is an x-ray free-electron laser (FEL) project based on the SLAC linac. The nominal parameter set is founded on a 1-nC bunch charge and normalized emittance of about 1 micron. The most challenging issues, such as emittance generation, wakefields, and coherent synchrotron radiation (CSR), are associated with the high bunch charge. In the LCLS in particular, with its strong linac wakefields, the bunch compression process produces sharp temporal horns at the head and tail of the bunch with degraded local emittance, effectively wasting much of the charge. The sharp horns intensify CSR in the bends and further drive a strong resistive-wall wakefield in the long FEL undulator. Although these issues are not insurmountable, they suggest a lower bunch charge may be more suitable. This study uses a 0.2-nC bunch charge and 0.85-micron emittance with only 30 A of peak current in the injector, producing the same FEL saturation length. The resulting performance is more stable, has negligible resistive-wall wakefield, greatly reduced CSR effects, and no transverse wakefield emittance dilution in the linac, with no change to the baseline engineering design.

 
 
TOAB005 4GLS and the Energy Recovery Linac Prototype Project at Daresbury Laboratory linac, beam-transport, undulator, laser 431
 
  • E.A. Seddon, M.W. Poole
    CCLRC/DL, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire
  4GLS is a novel next generation proposal for a UK national light source to be sited at Daresbury Laboratory. It is based on a superconducting energy recovery linac (ERL) with capabilities for both high average current spontaneous photon sources (undulators and bending magnets) and high peak current free electron lasers. Key features of the proposal are a high gain, seeded FEL amplifier to generate XUV radiation and the prospect of advanced dynamics work arising from its unique combinations of sources and its femtosecond pulse structure. To meet the challenging accelerator technology involved, a significant R&D programme has commenced and a major part of this is a 35 MeV demonstrator, the ERL Prototype (ERLP), currently under construction. This paper summarises the 4GLS design activities, describes the ERLP in detail and explains the 4GLS project status and plans.  
 
TOPB004 Overview of Energy Recovery Linacs electron, emittance, linac, radiation 382
 
  • I.V. Bazarov
    Cornell University, Department of Physics, Ithaca, New York
  Funding: Supported by the NSF.

Existing Energy Recovery Linacs (ERLs) are successfully operated as kW-class average power infrared Free Electron Lasers (FELs). Various groups worldwide actively pursue ERLs as a technology of choice for a number of new applications. These include high brilliance light sources in a wide range of photon energies utilizing both spontaneous and FEL radiation production techniques, electron cooling of ion beams, and ERL-based electron-ion collider. All of these projects seek in various ways to extend performance parameters possible in ERLs beyond what has been achieved in existing relatively small scale demonstration facilities. The demand is for much higher average currents, significantly larger recirculated beam energies and powers and substantially improved electron sources. An overview of the ongoing ERL projects will be presented along with the summary of the progress that is being made in addressing the outstanding issues in this type of accelerators.

 
 
TPPE035 Efficiency of the Fermilab Electron Cooler’s Collector electron, cathode, permanent-magnet, simulation 2387
 
  • L.R. Prost, A.V. Shemyakin
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  Funding: Operated by Universities Research Association Inc. under Contract No. DE-AC02-76CH03000 with the United States Department of Energy.

The newly installed high-energy Recycler Electron Cooling system (REC) at Fermilab will work at an electron energy of 4.34 MeV and a DC beam current of 0.5 A in an energy recovery scheme. For reliable operation of the system, the relative beam current loss must be maintained to levels < 3.e-5. Experiments have shown that the loss is determined by the performance of the electron beam collector, which must retain secondary electrons generated by the primary beam hitting its walls. As a part of the Electron cooling project, the efficiency of the collector for the REC was optimized, both with dedicated test bench experiments and on two versions of the cooler prototype. We find that to achieve the required relative current loss, an axially-symmetric collector must be immersed in a transverse magnetic field with certain strength and gradient prescriptions. Collector efficiencies in various magnetic field configurations, including without a transverse field on the collector, are presented and discussed

 
 
TPPE036 Progress of the BEPCII Linac Upgrade positron, electron, linac, target 2416
 
  • G. Pei
    IHEP Beijing, Beijing
  BEPCII-an upgrade project of the BEPC is a factory type of e+e- collider. It requires its injector linac to have a higher beam energy (1.89 GeV) for on-energy injection and a higher beam current (40 mA e+ beam) for a higher injection rate (=50 mA/min.). The low beam emittance (1.6pmm-mrad for e+ beam, and 0.2pmm-mrad for 300 mA e- beam) and low beam energy spread (±0.5%) are also required to meet the storage ring acceptance. Hence we need a new electron gun system, a new positron source, a much higher power and more stable RF system with its phasing loops, and a new beam tuning system with orbit correction. Up to date, all system design and fabrication work have been completed. And in five months from May 1st of 2004, the positron production system–from the electron gun to the positron source, has been installed into the tunnel. In this paper, we will introduce major upgrades of each system, and present the recent beam commissioning.  
 
TPPE039 Development of Advanced Models for 3D Photocathode PIC Simulations simulation, electron, laser, cathode 2583
 
  • D.A. Dimitrov, D.L. Bruhwiler, J.R. Cary, P. Messmer, P. Stoltz
    Tech-X, Boulder, Colorado
  • D.W. Feldman, P.G. O'Shea
    IREAP, College Park, Maryland
  • K. Jensen
    NRL, Washington, DC
  Funding: This work is supported by the U.S. DOE, use of NERSC supercomputer facilities, and the Joint Technology office (JTO).

Codes for simulating photocathode electron guns invariably assume the emission of an idealized electron distribution from the cathode, regardless of the particular particle emission model that is implemented. The output of such simulations, a relatively clean and smooth distribution with very little variation as a function of the azimuthal angle, is inconsistent with the highly irregular and asymmetric electron bunches seen in experimental diagnostics. To address this problem, we have implemented a recently proposed theoretical model* that takes into account detailed solid-state physics of photocathode materials in the VORPAL particle-in-cell code.** Initial results from 3D simulations with this model and future research directions will be presented and discussed.

*K.L. Jensen, D.W. Feldman, M. Virgo, and P.G. O'Shea, Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams, 6:083501, 2003. **C. Nieter and J.R. Cary, J. Comp. Phys. 196 (2004), p. 448.

 
 
TPPE040 RF and Magnetic Measurements on the SPARC Photoinjector and Solenoid at UCLA emittance, cathode, coupling, linac 2624
 
  • J.B. Rosenzweig, A.M. Cook, M.P. Dunning, P. Frigola, G. Travish
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • D.T. Palmer
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  • C. Sanelli, F. Tazzioli
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  Funding: This work is supported by U.S. Dept. of Energy grant DE-FG03-92ER40693.

The rf photocathode gun and the solenoid for the SPARC project at INFN-LNF (Frascati) have been fabricated and undergone initial testing at UCLA. The advanced aspects of the design of these devices are detailed. Final diagnosis of the tuning of the RF gun performance, including operating mode frequency and field balance, is described. The emittance compensating solenoid magnet, which is designed to be tuned in longitudinal position by differential excitation of the coils, has been measured using Hall probe scans for field profiling, and pulsed wire methods to determine the field center.

 
 
TPPE041 Multi-Alkali Photocathode Development at Brookhaven National Lab for Application in Superconducting Photoinjectors laser, cathode, electron, vacuum 2672
 
  • A. Burrill, I. Ben-Zvi, D. Pate, T. Rao, Z. Segalov
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • D. Dowell
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  In this paper we will report our progress on the development of cesium potassium antimonide photocathodes and their application in superconducting photoinjectors. Quantum efficiencies of 2-3 % at 545 nm, and 10% at 365 nm have been routinely obtained in the test stand, and electron emission uniformity, quantum efficiency at a variety of wavelengths, and lifetime under different vacuum conditions has been well characterized. The extraction of high charge per laser pulse will also be addressed in addition to the comparison of results from two different deposition techniques.  
 
TPPE042 Study of Secondary Emission Enhanced Photoinjector electron, cathode, space-charge, scattering 2711
 
  • X.Y. Chang, I. Ben-Zvi, A. Burrill, P.D.J. Johnson, J. Kewisch, T. Rao, Z. Segalov, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  The secondary emission enhanced photoinjector (SEEP) is a very promising new approach to the generation of high-current, high-brightness electron beams. Primary electrons with a few thousand electron-volts of energy strike a specially prepared diamond window. The large Secondary Electron Yield (SEY) provides a multiplication of the number of electrons by about two orders of magnitude. The secondary electrons drift through the diamond under an electric field and emerge into the accelerating proper of the “gun” through a Negative Electron Affinity (NEA) surface of the diamond (Hydrogen terminated). We present the calculation of heating power sources and the temperature distribution in details. Some properties of the secondary electron beam related to beam dynamics are also reported. The results show feasibility of this kind of cathode.  
 
TPPE046 Computer Simulation of the UMER Gridded Gun cathode, simulation, electron, space-charge 2908
 
  • I. Haber, S. Bernal, R.A. Kishek, P.G. O'Shea, Y. Zou
    IREAP, College Park, Maryland
  • A. Friedman, D.P. Grote
    LLNL, Livermore, California
  • M. Reiser
    University Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • J.-L. Vay
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  Funding: This work is supported by the U.S. DOE under contract Nos. DE-FG02-02ER54672 and DE-FG02-94ER40855 at the UMD, and DE-AC03-76SF00098 at LBNL and W-7405-ENG-48 at LLNL.

The electron source in the University of Maryland Electron Ring (UMER) injector employs a grid 0.15 mm from the cathode to control the current waveform. Under nominal operating conditions, the grid voltage during the current pulse is sufficiently positive relative to the cathode potential to form a virtual cathode downstream of the grid. Three-dimensional computer simulations have been performed that use the mesh refinement capability of the WARP particle-in-cell code to examine a small region near the beam center in order to illustrate some of the complexity that can result from such a gridded structure. These simulations have been found to reproduce the hollowed velocity space that is observed experimentally. The simulations also predict a complicated time-dependent response to the waveform applied to the grid during the current turn-on. This complex temporal behavior appears to result directly from the dynamics of the virtual cathode formation and may therefore be representative of the expected behavior in other sources, such as some photoinjectors, that are characterized by a rapid turn-on of the beam current.

 
 
TPPE049 Synchronizaiton Between Laser and Electron Beam at Photocathode RF Gun laser, electron, cathode, linac 3079
 
  • A. Sakumi, A. Fukasawa, Y. Muroya, T. Ueda, M. Uesaka, K. Yoshii
    UTNL, Ibaraki
  • K. Dobashi
    NIRS, Chiba-shi
  • N. Kumagai, H. Tomizawa
    JASRI/SPring-8, Hyogo
  • J.U. Urakawa
    KEK, Ibaraki
  The chemical reactions of hot, room temperature and critical water in a time-range of picosecond and sub-picosecond have been carried out by the 18 MeV S-band linac and a Mg photocathode RF gun with the irradiation of third harmonic Ti: Sapphire laser, at Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory (NERL), the University of Tokyo. Although this short bunch and 100 fs laser light are enough to perform the experiment of radiation chemistry in the time-range of sub-picosecond, the total time-resolution become worse by the instability of synchronization between laser and radio frequency of linac. We found that the fluctuation of room temperature causes the instability, particularly the cycle of turning on/off of the air-conditioner. It is shown that 0.3 °C (peak-to-peak) fluctuation of the laser-room temperature have approximately corresponded to the instability of 6 ps. We are trying to decrease the fluctuation of the room temperature, together with the local temperature stability of the Ti: Sapphire crystal, the pumping laser. Furthermore, we will develop the feed back system for reducing the instability of the synchronization.  
 
TPPE050 Beam Injection in Recirculator SALO injection, electron, quadrupole, focusing 3109
 
  • I.S. Guk, A. Dovbnya, S.G. Kononenko, F.A. Peev, A.S. Tarasenko
    NSC/KIPT, Kharkov
  • J.I.M. Botman, M.J. Van der Wiel
    TUE, Eindhoven
  Possible antetypes of injectors for electron recirculator SALO,* intended for nuclear-physical research, are analyzed. The plan injection of beams in recirculator is offered. Expected parameters of beams are designed.

*I.S. Guk, A.N. Dovbnya, S.G. Kononenko, A.S. Tarasenko, M. van der Wiel, J.I.M. Botman, NSC KIPT accelerator on nuclear and high energy physics, Proceedings of EPAC 2004, Lucerne, Switzerland, p. 761-764.

 
 
TPPE052 Characteristics of Electron Beam Produced by Magnetron Diode with a Secondary-Emission Cathode cathode, electron, target, vacuum 3197
 
  • N.G. Reshetnyak, N. Aizatsky, A. Dovbnya, N.A. Dovbnya, V.V. Mytrochenko, V. Zakutin
    NSC/KIPT, Kharkov
  The beam parameters were investigated using an azimuth-sectionalized 8-channel Faraday cup and a 12-channel computer-aided measuring system. The magnetron diode had a cathode (40 mm in diameter) and a 15 mm anode-cathode gap. At a cathode voltage amplitude of 50 kV and a cathode magnetic field of ~1200 Oe, the diode generates a tubular electron beam with an outer diameter of 50 mm, an inner diameter of 44 mm, a beam current of ~50 A. The short time instability of the total beam current, and of the current from each of eight segments of the Faraday cup was estimated to be ~2 … 3%, and long time instability (3 hours) was 57 %. Azimuthal distribution of beam current was investigated versus the amplitude, distribution and direction of the magnetic field. At a cathode magnetic field of 1200 Oe, that falls off inhomogeneity in the vicinity of the Faraday cup down to ~800 Oe, the azimuthal beam current distribution has a ± (3 … 5)%. As the magnetic field strength increases up to ~1700 Oe in the region of beam emergence from the gun and the Faraday cup, the azimuthal inhomogeneity of the beam current increases up to ± (100 … 150)%.  
 
TPPE055 DC-SC Photoinjector with Low Emittance at Peking University emittance, electron, cathode, laser 3325
 
  • R. Xiang, Y.T. Ding, J. Hao, S.L. Huang, X.Y. Lu, S.W. Quan, B.C. Zhang, K. Zhao
    PKU/IHIP, Beijing
  High average power Free Electron Lasers require the high quality electron beams with the low emittance and the sub-picosecond bunches. The design of DC-SC photoinjector, directly combining a DC photoinjector with an SRF cavity, can produce high average current beam with moderate bunch charge and high duty factor. Because of the DC gun, the emittance increases quickly at the beginning, so a carefully design is needed to control that. In this paper, the simulation of an upgraded design has been done to lower the normalized emittance below 1.5mm·mrad. The photoinjector consists of a DC gap and a 2+1/2-cell SRF cavity, and it is designed to produce 4.2 MeV electron beams at 100pC bunch charge and 81.25MHz repetition rate (8 mA average current).  
 
TPPE056 Emittance Measurement with Upgraded RF Gun System at SPring-8 emittance, quadrupole, laser, simulation 3348
 
  • A. Mizuno, H. Dewa, H. Hanaki, T. Taniuchi, H. Tomizawa
    JASRI/SPring-8, Hyogo
  • M. Uesaka
    UTNL, Ibaraki
  A single cell S-band RFgun has been developed at the SPring-8 since 1996. The minimum normalized beam emittance, measured with double slits' scanning method in 2002, was 2.3 pi mm mrad at the exit of the gun cavity with charge of 0.1 nC/bunch. In 2004, we installed a following accelerator structure to investigate beam behavior of the whole injector system. In this paper, we report emittance measurement results of upgraded system, using variable quadrupole magnet method. The minimum emittance of 2.0 pi mm mrad with a net charge of 0.14 nC/bunch were able to be measured.  
 
TPPE058 Dual Feed RF Gun Design for the LCLS coupling, quadrupole, laser, dipole 3432
 
  • L. Xiao, R.F. Boyce, D. Dowell, Z. Li, C. Limborg-Deprey, J.F. Schmerge
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: Work supported by the U.S. DOE under contract DE-AC03-76SF00515.

In order to remove the dipole field introduced by the coupler in existing S-band BNL/SLAC/UCLA 1.6 cell rf gun, a dual feed design for the LCLS RF gun is proposed together with several significant changes. The improvements include adopting Z-coupling instead of ?-coupling for easier machining and reducing heating, increasing the 0-and ?-mode separation from 3.4 to 15 MHz to reduce the amplitude of the 0 mode, incorporating race-track cavity shape to minimize the quadruple fields, increased cooling for operation at 120Hz and other small changes to improve performance and diagnostic capabilities. The new design has been modeled with the parallel finite element eigenmode solver Omega3P to provide the desired RF parameters and to generate the gun cavity dimensions needed for fabrication.

 
 
TPPE059 New Electron Gun System for BEPCII electron, emittance, simulation, linac
 
  • B. Liu, Y.L. Chi, M. Gu, C. Zhang
    IHEP Beijing, Beijing
  The new electron gun system for BEPCII has been put into operation since Nov. 2004. The article describes the design, experiment and operation of this new system. The design current of the gun is 10 A for the pulse lengths of 1 ns, 2.5 ns and 1 μs with repetition rate of 50 Hz. The gun is operated with a pulsed high voltage power supply which can provide up to 200 kV high voltage. Computer simulations have been carried out in the design stage, including simulation of the gun geometry and beam transportation. Some important relation curves are obtained during the experiment. Two-bunch operation is available and some elementary tests have been performed. New scheme of the gun control system based on EPICS is also presented. The real operation shows that the design and manufacturing is basically successful.  
 
TPPE060 Simulation Study of a Thermionic RF Gun for High Brightness and Short Pulse Beam simulation, electron, cathode, extraction 3499
 
  • T. Tanaka, H. Hama, F. Hinode, M. Kawai
    LNS, Sendai
  • A. Miyamoto
    HSRC, Higashi-Hiroshima
  • K. Shinto
    Tohoku University, Sendai
  Characteristics of thermionic RF guns are not understood completely. In particular, measured intense beam emittances extracted from thermionic RF guns do not agree well with simulated values so far. Most of simulation codes solve the equation of electron motion in an intrinsic mode of the RF field calculated by a separated code. The way of such simulation codes is not self-consistent completely. That is probably a major reason for the discrepancy between the experiments and the simulations. One of the other way for a self-consistent simulation codes is to use an FDTD (Finite Difference Time Domain) method. Since the FDTD method can take into account the microwave propagation including the space charge effect and the beam loading self-consistently, we have developed an FDTD code as 3-D Maxwell's equation solver and applied for a study of beam dynamics in a thermionic RF gun. The main purpose of simulaiton study is to obtain overall properties of the beam dynamics at the time. The goal of this simulation study of the thermionic RF gun is to understand correct characteristics of the thermionic RF gun for producing high brightness and short pulse beam.  
 
TPPE061 RF Design and Operating Performance of the BNL/AES 1.3 GHz Single Cell Superconducting RF Photocathode Electron Gun coupling, cathode, electron, superconducting-RF 3514
 
  • M.D. Cole
    AES, Medford, NY
  • I. Ben-Zvi, A. Burrill, H. Hahn, T. Rao, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • P. Kneisel
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Over the past several years Advanced Energy Systems and BNL have been collaborating on the development and testing of a fully superconducting photocathode electron gun. Over the past year we have begun to realize significant results which have been published elsewhere.* This paper will review the RF design of the gun under test and present results of its performance under various operating conditions. Results for cavity quality factor will be presented for various operating temperatures and cavity field gradients. We will discuss various methods of determining the cavity fields and the extent of agreement between them. We will also discuss future plans for testing using this gun.

*Photoemission studies on BNL/AES all niobium, Superconducting RF injector, T. Rao, these proceedings.

 
 
TPPE065 Calculating of Coupling Factor of Microwave Electron Gun coupling, simulation, electron, cathode 3656
 
  • X. Bian, H. Chen, S. Zheng
    TUB, Beijing
  • D. Li
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  To design the coupler of a designing microwave electron gun, we use the "energy method" proposed by Derun Li, et al. The intrinsic Q of the electron gun cavity is very high: about 20000. The method calculates the intrinsic and external Q values of a cavity coupled to a waveguide using MAFIA code in time domain. The comparisons between simulation and experimental results are given for a set of different coupling iris apertures and height. The result shows that "energy method" works efficiently for high Q cavities.  
 
TPPE066 Geometry Optimization of DC/RF Photoelectron Gun cathode, electron, simulation, emittance 3679
 
  • P. Chen, R. Yi, D. Yu
    DULY Research Inc., Rancho Palos Verdes, California
  Funding: *Work supported by DOE SBIR Grant No. DE-FG02-03ER83878.

Pre-acceleration of photoelectrons in a pulsed, high voltage, short, dc gap and its subsequent injection into an rf gun is a promising method to improve electron beam emittance in rf accelerators. Simulation work has been performed in order to optimize the geometric shapes of a dc/rf gun and improve electron beam properties. Variations were made on cathode and anode shapes, dc gap distance, and inlet shape of the rf cavity. Simulations showed that significant improvement on the normalized emittance (< 1 mm-mrad), compared to a dc gun with flat cathode, could be obtained after the geometric shapes of the gun were optimized.

 
 
TPPT021 Characterization and Tuning of a Microwave Gun Cavity coupling, cathode, electron, linac 1748
 
  • W.K. Lau, J. Chan, L.-H. Chang, C.W. Chen, H.Y. Chen, K.-T. Hsu, S.Y. Hsu, J.-Y. Hwang, Y.C. Wang, T.-T. Yang
    NSRRC, Hsinchu
  The SSRL rf gun cavity is electromagnetic structure with a half-cell at the cathode end and a full cell at the other end. Instead of coupling through beam pipe to produce the desired pi-mode for beam acceleration, these two cells are coupled through a frequency tunable side-coupled cell. Therefore, the strucuture is actually 3-cell cavity and the pi/2-mode will be used. This paper reports the characterization of these resonant modes at various side-coupled cell tuning conditions. And the behavior of this cavity will also be analytically examined.  
 
TPPT032 Modifications on RF Components in the LCLS Injector emittance, quadrupole, cathode, linac 2233
 
  • C. Limborg-Deprey, D. Dowell, Z. Li, J.F. Schmerge, L. Xiao
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: This work was supported by U.S. Department of Energy, contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00515A06.

Design of the first generation LCLS injector has now been completed. Components are currently under fabrication and their installation is planned for 2006. We discuss the last modifications made on both the 1.6 cell S-Band RF gun and the SLAC S-Band accelerating structures to minimize the beam emittance. We present results from PARMELA computations which justify those modifications, in particular the suppression of the time dependent dipole and quadrupole kicks. Geometry changes to increase the mode separation between the 0 and PI modes are also presented. For the initial geometry with a mode separation of 3.5MHz, the emittance can increase if the appropriate injection time along the klystron pulse is not chosen. For a mode separation of 15MHz, this problem is minimized and the beam dynamics are improved leading to a substantial reduction of total projected emittance.

 
 
TOPE002 Advances in Normal Conducting Accelerator Technology from the X-Band Linear Collider Program collider, linear-collider, linac, klystron 204
 
  • C. Adolphsen
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  In the early 1990's, groups at SLAC and KEK began dedicated development of X-band (11.4 GHz) rf technology for a next generation, TeV-scale linear collider. The choice of a relatively high frequency, four times that of the SLAC 50 GeV Linac, was motivated by the cost benefits of having lower rf energy per pulse (hence fewer rf components) and reasonable efficiencies at high gradients (hence shorter linacs). However, to realize such savings requires operation at gradients and peak powers much higher than that hitherto achieved. During the past 15 years, these challenges were met through innovations on several fronts, and resulted in a viable rf system design for a linear collider. This paper reviews these achievements, which include developments in the generation and transport of high power rf, and new insights into high gradient limitations.  
 
WPAE029 Tevatron Beam-beam Compensation Project Progress electron, proton, antiproton, emittance 2083
 
  • V.D. Shiltsev, R.J. Hively, V. Kamerdzhiev, A. Klebaner, G.F. Kuznetsov, A. Martinez, H. Pfeffer, G.W. Saewert, A. Semenov, D. Wolff, X. Zhang
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  • K. Bishofberger
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • I. Bogdanov, E. Kashtanov, S. Kozub, V. Sytnik, L. Tkachenko
    IHEP Protvino, Protvino, Moscow Region
  • A.V. Kuzmin, M.A. Tiunov
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk
  • F. Zimmermann
    CERN, Geneva
  Funding: Work supported by the Universities Research Assos., Inc., under contract DE-AC02-76CH03000 with the U.S. Dept. of Energy.

The 2nd Tevatron electron lens (TEL2) is under the final phase of development and prepare for the installation in the Tevatron. In this report, we will describe the system and the main upgrades from the TEL1. We will also show the magnetic field measurement results, beam testing and plan for installation. The special operation consideration of the TEL2 under high radiation dose will also be discussed.

 
 
WPAP001 HELIOS, the Linac Injector of SOLEIL: Installation and First Results linac, electron, emittance, klystron 755
 
  • B. Pottin, R. Chaput, J.-P. Pollina, M.-A. Tordeux
    SOLEIL, Gif-sur-Yvette
  • D. Jousse, J.-L. Pastre, A.S. Setty
    THALES, Colombes
  Funding: SOLEIL

HELIOS is the Hundred MeV Electron Linac Injector Of SOLEIL the new French SR facility. The Linac is constructed by THALES as a “turn key” equipment on the basis of SOLEIL’s APD design. The Linac injector is composed of a triode gun (90 kV, 500 mA), a prebuncher (10 kV, 200 W), a buncher (SW, 15 MeV, 5 MW) focalised by a solenoid and two accelerating sections (TW, 2pi/3, 45 MeV, 12 MW) feeded by 2 klystrons (35 MW). The major Linac components have been previously tested at THALES factory and the installation on the site has begun from October 2004. After a brief description of the building construction, the tests of the Linac components and operating modes will be detailed. The commissioning with beam is planned on March; the results on beam qualities will be presented: energy spread, emittance, and beam dynamics along the Linac.

 
 
WPAP003 Emission Mechanisms in a Photocathode RF Gun electron, emittance, cathode, laser 856
 
  • J.H. Han, J.W. Baehr, H.-J. Grabosch, M. Krasilnikov, V. Miltchev, A. Oppelt, B. Petrosyan, S. Riemann, L. Staykov, F. Stephan
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen
  • K. Floettmann, S. Schreiber
    DESY, Hamburg
  • M.V. Hartrott
    BESSY GmbH, Berlin
  • P. Michelato, L. Monaco, D. Sertore
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI)
  • J.R. Roensch
    Uni HH, Hamburg
  In photocathode rf guns, emission mechanisms at the photocathode play a crucial role in the overall beam dynamics. A low bunch charge as well as a short Gaussian bunch profile allow us to study the beam dynamics depending on emission phase without space charge force. This paper presents experimental and simulation studies toward detailed understanding of the photo emission and secondary emission processes at the cathode.  
 
WPAP004 Dark Current and Multipacting in the Photocathode RF Guns at PITZ cathode, electron, laser, simulation 895
 
  • J.H. Han, J.W. Baehr, H.-J. Grabosch, M. Krasilnikov, V. Miltchev, A. Oppelt, B. Petrosyan, S. Riemann, L. Staykov, F. Stephan
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen
  • K. Floettmann, S. Schreiber
    DESY, Hamburg
  • M.V. Hartrott
    BESSY GmbH, Berlin
  • P. Michelato, L. Monaco, D. Sertore
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI)
  • J.R. Roensch
    Uni HH, Hamburg
  For photocathode rf guns, the amount of dark current depends on the cavity surface and the photocathodes. Smooth conditioning reduces the amount of dark current. Mechanical damages of the cathodes induce high dark current and chemical pollution changes emission properties of the cathode. Multipacting in the gun cavity changes the surface status of the cathodes and sometimes makes the gun operation impossible due to vacuum interlocks. In this paper, dark current and multipacting features of the rf gun are presented including experimental and simulation studies.  
 
WPAP005 Beam-Based Procedures for RF Guns laser, cathode, electron, alignment 967
 
  • M. Krasilnikov, J.W. Baehr, H.-J. Grabosch, J.H. Han, V. Miltchev, A. Oppelt, B. Petrosyan, L. Staykov, F. Stephan
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen
  • M.V. Hartrott
    BESSY GmbH, Berlin
  A wide range of rf photo injector parameters has to be optimized in order to achieve an electron source performance as required for linac based high gain FELs. Some of the machine parameters can not be precisely controlled by direct measurements, whereas the tolerance on them is extremely tight. Therefore, this should be met with beam-based techniques. Procedures for beam-based alignment (BBA) of the laser on the photo cathode as well as solenoid alignment have been developed. They were applied at the Photo Injector Test facility at DESY Zeuthen (PITZ) and at the photo injector of the VUV-FEL at DESY Hamburg. A field balance of the accelerating mode in the 1 cell gun cavity is one of the key beam dynamics issues of the rf gun. Since no direct field measurement in the half and full cell of the cavity is available for the PITZ gun, a beam-based technique to determine the field balance has been proposed. A beam-based rf phase monitoring procedure has been developed as well.  
 
WPAP006 Recent Developments at PITZ laser, emittance, booster, electron 1012
 
  • M. Krasilnikov, K. Abrahamyan, G. Asova, J.W. Baehr, G. Dimitrov, U. Gensch, H.-J. Grabosch, J.H. Han, S. Khodyachykh, S. Liu, V. Miltchev, A. Oppelt, B. Petrosyan, S. Riemann, L. Staykov, F. Stephan
    DESY Zeuthen, Zeuthen
  • W. Ackermann, W.F.O. Müller, S. Schnepp, T. Weiland
    TEMF, Darmstadt
  • J.-P. Carneiro, K. Floettmann, S. Schreiber
    DESY, Hamburg
  • M.V. Hartrott, E. Jaeschke, D. Kraemer, D. Lipka, R. Richter
    BESSY GmbH, Berlin
  • P. Michelato, L. Monaco, C. Pagani, D. Sertore
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI)
  • J.R. Roensch, J. Rossbach
    Uni HH, Hamburg
  • W. Sandner, I. Will
    MBI, Berlin
  • I. Tsakov
    INRNE, Sofia
  The ability to produce high brightness electron beams as required for modern Free Electron Lasers (FELs) has been demonstrated during the first stage of the Photo Injector Test Facility at DESY Zeuthen (PITZ1). The electron source optimization at PITZ1 was successfully completed, resulting in the installation of the PITZ rf gun at the VUV-FEL (DESY, Hamburg). One of the main goals of the second stage of PITZ (PITZ2) is to apply higher gradients in the rf gun cavity in order to obtain smaller beam emittance by faster acceleration of the space charge dominated beams. In order to reach the required gradients a 10 MW klystron has to be installed and the gun cavity has to be conditioned for higher peak power. Another important goal of PITZ2 is a detailed study of the emittance conservation principle by using proper electron beam acceleration with a booster. Further photo injector optimization, including update of the photocathode laser and diagnostic tools, is foreseen as well. Recent progress on the PITZ developments will be reported.  
 
WPAP007 Status of the 3 Cell Superconducting RF Gun Project in Rossendorf cathode, laser, electron, pick-up 1081
 
  • R. Xiang, H. Buettig, P. Evtushenko, D. Janssen, U. Lehnert, P. Michel, K. Moeller, Ch. Schneider, R. Schurig, F. Staufenbiel, J. Teichert
    FZR, Dresden
  • T.  Kamps, D. Lipka
    BESSY GmbH, Berlin
  • W.-D. Lehmann
    IfE, Dresden
  • J. Stephan
    IKST, Drsden
  • V. Volkov
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk
  • I. Will
    MBI, Berlin
  In the paper, we report on the status and progress of the superconducting rf gun project in Rossendorf. The gun is designed for cw operation mode with 1mA current and 10 MeV electron energy. The gun will be installed at the ELBE superconducting electron linear accelerator. It will have a 3 cell niobium cavity operating at 1.3 GHz. The cavity consists of three cells with TESLA geometry and a specially designed half-cell in which the photocathode will be placed. Two Nb cavities, with RRR 300 and 40 respectively, will be finished at the beginning of 2005. After delivery, the rf tests will be performed and the treatment of the cavities will be started. At the same time, the design of the cryostat is finished and the fabrication of its components is under way. Further activities are the design of the diagnostic beam line, the assembling of the new photocathode preparation system, and the upgrade of the 262 nm driver laser system.  
 
WPAP008 Simulation for a New Polarized Electron Injector (SPIN) for the S-DALINAC electron, simulation, cathode, vacuum 1117
 
  • B. Steiner, W.F.O. Müller, T. Weiland
    TEMF, Darmstadt
  • J. Enders, H.-D. Gräf, A. Richter, M. Roth
    TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt
  Funding: Work supported in part by DFG under contract SFB 634 and DESY, Hamburg.

The Superconducting DArmstädter LINear ACcelerator (S-DALINAC) is a 130 MeV recirculating electron accelerator serving several nuclear and radiation physics experiments. For future tasks, the 250 keV thermal electron source should be completed by a 100 keV polarized electron source. Therefore a new low energy injection concept for the S-DALINAC has to be designed. The main components of the injector are a polarized electron source, an alpha magnet, a Wien filter spin-rotator and a Mott polarimeter. In this paper we report over the first simulation and design results. For our simulations we used the TS2 and TS3 modules of the CST MAFIA (TM) programme which are PIC codes for two and three dimensions and the CST PARTICLE STUDIO (TM).

 
 
WPAP009 Optimization of RF Compressor in the SPARX Injector emittance, brightness, simulation, bunching 1144
 
  • C. Ronsivalle
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma)
  • M. Boscolo, M. Ferrario, B. Spataro
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  • L. Serafini
    INFN-Milano, Milano
  The SPARX photoinjector consists in a rf gun injecting into three SLAC accelerating sections, the first one operating in the RF compressor configuration in order to achieve higher peak current. A systematic study based on PARMELA simulations has been done in order to optimize the parameters that influence the compression also in view of the application of this system as injector of the so called SPARXINO 3-5 nm FEL test facility. The results of computations show that peak currents at the injector exit up to kA level are achievable with a good control of the transverse and longitudinal emittance by means of a short SW section operating at 11424 MHz placed before the first accelerating section. Some working points in different compression regimes suitable for FEL experiments have been selected. The stability of these points and the sensitivity to various types of random errors are discussed.  
 
WPAP013 Magnesium Film Photocathodes for High Brilliance Electron Injectors laser, cathode, target, electron 1350
 
  • F. Tazzioli, G. Gatti, C. Vicario
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  • I. Boscolo, S. Cialdi
    INFN-Milano, Milano
  • L. Cultrera, A. Perrone
    Lecce University, Lecce
  • S. Orlanducci, M.L. Terranova
    Università di Roma II Tor Vergata, Roma
  • M. Rossi
    Rome University La Sapienza, Roma
  Advanced high brilliance electron injectors require photocathodes having low thermal emittance, high quantum efficiency (QE) and prompt response. They should be easy to handle and capable of working in the very high electric fileds of a RF gun. Magnesium films deposited by laser ablation and sputtering techniques are discussed and QE measurements are presented.  
 
WPAP014 Development of Electron Gun of Carbon Nanotube Cathode cathode, electron, vacuum, acceleration 1392
 
  • Y. Hozumi
    GUAS/AS, Ibaraki
  • M. Ikeda, S. Ohsawa, T. Sugimura
    KEK, Ibaraki
  We are developing high brightness electron guns utilizing carbon nanotube (CNT) cathodes. Recently, we succeeded to achieved field emission currents to 0.2 A (3 A/cm2) from a triode type CNT cathode of 3 mm diameter. The emission tests were performed at DC100kV acceleration voltage in pulse operations of 50 Hz using 6 nsec pulses. The emission currents were very stable for long term periods of 3 weeks. Photo emission tests from CNT cathode by 266nm laser pulses is also due to be reported simultaneously.  
 
WPAP017 Experimental Observation of a 100-Femtosecond Single Electron Bunch in Photocathode Linac with Longitudinal Emittance Compensation Technique electron, linac, emittance, cathode 1546
 
  • J. Yang
    RCNP, Osaka
  • K. Kan, T. Kondoh, T. Kozawa, S. Tagawa, Y. Yoshida
    ISIR, Osaka
  The realization of a 100fs electron pulse is important for the studies of ultrafast physical/chemical phenoena with a pump-probe method. We have developed a photocathode linear accelerator (linac) to generate such electron pulse with a magnetic pulse compressor. The nonlinear effect of the magnetic fields in the pulse compression was compensated carefully by optimizing the magnetic fields and the booster linac RF phase. A 105fs(rms) electron bunch with electron charge of 0.1nC was observed experimentally by using a femtosecond streak camera. The beam energy was 35MeV, and the normalized teraservers emittance was lower than 3mm-mrad. The dependences of the pulse length and the emittance on the electron charge were also measured and compared with the theoretical calculations.  
 
WPAP018 Generation of Double-Decker Femtosecond Electron Beams in a Photoinjector electron, linac, laser, emittance 1604
 
  • J. Yang, K. Kan, T. Kondoh, T. Kozawa, Y. Kuroda, S. Tagawa, Y. Yoshida
    ISIR, Osaka
  The femtosecond electron beam is a practical source in the pump-probe experiment for studies of ultrafast physical/chemical reactions in materials, in which a mode-locked ultrashort laser light is used as a probe source. The synchronized time jitter between the electron beam and the laser light limits the time resolution in the experiment. In order to reduce the time jitter, a new concept of synchronized double-decker electron beam generation in a photoinjector was proposed. The double electron beams were observed in an S-band photocathode RF gun by injecting two laser beams which produced with a picosecond laser. The double electron beams were compressed into 400fs(rms) with a phase-space rotation technique in magnetic fields. The beams, which one is used as a pump source and another is used as a probe source, are expected for ultrafast reaction studies in femtosecond resolution.  
 
WPAP019 X-Band Thermionic Cathode RF Gun at UTNL cathode, scattering, linac, emittance 1646
 
  • A. Fukasawa, F. Ebina, T. Kaneyasu, H. Ogino, F. Sakamoto, M. Uesaka
    UTNL, Ibaraki
  • M. Akemoto, H. Hayano, T. Higo, J.U. Urakawa
    KEK, Ibaraki
  • K. Dobashi
    NIRS, Chiba-shi
  • K.M. Matsuo, H. Sakae
    IHI/Yokohama, Kanagawa
  The X-band (11.424 GHz) linac for compact Compton scattering hard X-ray source are under construction at Nuclear Engineering Research Laboratory, University of Tokyo. This linac designed to accelerate up to 35 MeV, and this electron beam will be used to produce hard X-ray by colliding with laser. It consists of a thermionic cathode RF gun, an alpha magnet, and a traveling wave tube. The gun has 3.5 cells (unloaded Q is 8250) and will be operated at pi-mode. A dispenser cathode is introduced. Since the energy spread of the beam from the gun is predicted to be broad due to the continuous emission from the thermionic cathode, a slit is placed in the alpha magnet to eliminate low energy electrons. The simulation on the injector shows the beam energy 2.9 MeV, the charge 23 pC/bunch, and the emittance less than 10 mm.mrad. The experiment on the gun is planed in the beginning of 2005, and the details will be discussed on the spot.  
 
WPAP021 Status of PPI (Pohang Photo-Injector) for PAL XFEL emittance, cathode, electron, laser 1733
 
  • S.J. Park, C. Kim, I.S. Ko, J.-S. Oh, Y.W. Parc, P.C.D. Park, J.H. Park
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  • X.J. Wang
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  Funding: Supported by the POSCO and the MOST, Korea.

A X-Ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) project based on the Self-Amplified Spontaneous Emission (SASE) is under progress at the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL). One of the critical R&D for the PAL XFEL* is to develop the Pohang Photo-Injector (PPI) which is required to deliver electron beams with normalized emittance < 1.5 mm-mrad. In order to achieve the required beam quality with high stability and reliability, we will use photocathode with quantum efficiency > 0.1 % and long lifetime. This will greatly lessen the laser energy requirement for producing flat-top UV pulses, and open the possibility of using only regenerative amplifiers (RGAs) to drive the photocathode RF gun. The RGAs can produce mJs output with much better stability than multi-pass amplifiers. Both the Cs2Te and Mg are under consideration for the possible photo-cathode. To demonstrate the suitability of the Mg and Cs2Te for the future 4th generation light source application, an improved BNL-type S-band RF gun with a high-performance load-lock system will be developed for the PPI. In this article, we present the design concept of the PPI, the expected performance, and report on its development status.

*J.S. Oh, S.J. Park et al., "0.3-nm SASE-FEL at PAL," NIM A528, 582 (2004); S.J. Park, J.S. Oh et al., "Design Study of Low-Emittance Injector for SASE XFEL at Pohang Accelerator Laboratory," FEL2004, Italy, 2004.

 
 
WPAP022 Measurements of Transverse Emittance for RF Photocathode Gun at the PAL emittance, laser, booster, cathode 1760
 
  • J.H. Park, I.S. Ko, J.-S. Oh, Y.W. Parc, S.J. Park
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  • X.J. Wang
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • D. Xiang
    TUB, Beijing
  Funding: Supported by the POSCO and the MOST, Korea.

A BNL GUN-IV type RF photo-cathode gun is under fabrication for use in the FIR (Far Infra-Red) facility being built at the Pohang Accelerator Laboratory (PAL). Performance test of the gun will include the measurement of transverse emittance profile along the longitudinal direction. Successful measurement of the emittance profile will provide powerful tool for the commissioning of the 4GLS (4th generation light source) injectors based on the emittance compensation principle. We are going to achieve this withthe use of pepper-pot based emittance meters that can be moved along the longitudinal direction. In this article, we present design considerations on the emittance meter with the resolution of 1 mm mrad.

 
 
WPAP027 RF Electron Gun with Driven Plasma Cathode cathode, plasma, electron, extraction 1991
 
  • I.V. Khodak, V.A. Kushnir
    NSC/KIPT, Kharkov
  It’s known that RF guns with plasma cathodes based on solid-state dielectrics are able to generate an intense electron beam. In this paper we describe results of experimental investigation of the single cavity S-band RF gun with driven plasma cathode. The experimental sample of the cathode based on ferroelectric ceramics has been designed. Special design of the cathode permits to separate spatially processes of plasma development and electron acceleration. It has been obtained at RF gun output electron beam with particle energy ~500 keV, pulse current of 4 A and pulse duration of 80 ns. Results of experimental study of beam parameters are referred in. The gun is purposed to be applied as the intense electron beam source for electron linacs.  
 
WPAP028 Modes of Electron Beam Generation in a Magnetron Diode with a Secondary-Emission Cathode cathode, electron, vacuum, target 2027
 
  • V. Zakutin, A. Dovbnya, N.G. Reshetnyak
    NSC/KIPT, Kharkov
  Experiments have shown that the electron current direction can be varied along the diode axis or perpendicular to the axis, depending on the longitudinal magnetic field amplitude and distribution. The diode had a copper cathode diameter 40 mm and 15 mm anode-cathode gap. Several modes of electron beam generation are realized, namely, open, closed, and intermediate. In the first case, at a cathode magnetic field of ~ 1200 Oe, that falls off approaching the diode output down, and at a cathode voltage of 50 kV, the diode generates a tubular electron beam of a current 50 A and the anode current was about 1 % of the beam current. In the second case, the electron current was going to the anode, the secondary-emission multiplication of electrons being retained. At a cathode voltage of ~ 45 kV, the anode current was ~ 5 A, and the beam current was practically absent. This was attained by decreasing the magnetic field to ~ 1.11.2 of the Hell field value and by increasing the magnetic field towards the diode output. In the intermediate mode with a cathode voltage of ~ 45 kV the direct beam current measured was ~ 5 A, and the anode current was ~ 7 A.  
 
WPAP031 Use of Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithms in High Brightness Electron Source Design emittance, laser, electron, cathode 2188
 
  • I.V. Bazarov, C.K. Sinclair
    Cornell University, Department of Physics, Ithaca, New York
  • I. Senderovich
    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  Funding: Supported by Cornell University.

We describe the use of multiobjective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) for the design and optimization of a high average current, high brightness electron injector for an Energy Recovery Linac (ERL). By combining MOEAs with particle tracking, including space charge effects, and by employing parallel computing resources, we explored a multidimensional parameter space with 22 independent variables for a DC gun based injector which is being constructed at Cornell University. The simulated performance of the optimized injector is found to be excellent, with normalized rms emittances as low as 0.1 mm-mrad for a 77 pC bunch, and 0.7 mm-mrad for a 1 nC bunch. We detail the advantages and flexibility of MOEAs as a powerful tool well suited for wide application in solving various problems in the accelerator field.

 
 
WPAP033 State-of-the-Art Electron Guns and Injector Designs for Energy Recovery Linacs (ERL) emittance, booster, cathode, electron 2292
 
  • A.M.M. Todd, A. Ambrosio, H. Bluem, V. Christina, M.D. Cole, M. Falletta, D. Holmes, E. Peterson, J. Rathke, T. Schultheiss, R. Wong
    AES, Princeton, New Jersey
  • I. Ben-Zvi, A. Burrill, R. Calaga, P. Cameron, X.Y. Chang, H. Hahn, D. Kayran, J. Kewisch, V. Litvinenko, G.T. McIntyre, T. Nicoletti, J. Rank, T. Rao, J. Scaduto, K.-C. Wu, A. Zaltsman, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • S.V. Benson, E. Daly, D. Douglas, H.F.D. Dylla, L. W. Funk, C. Hernandez-Garcia, J. Hogan, P. Kneisel, J. Mammosser, G. Neil, H.L. Phillips, J.P. Preble, R.A. Rimmer, C.H. Rode, T. Siggins, T. Whitlach, M. Wiseman
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  • I.E. Campisi
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • P. Colestock, J.P. Kelley, S.S. Kurennoy, D.C. Nguyen, W. Reass, D. Rees, S.J. Russell, D.L. Schrage, R.L. Wood
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • D. Janssen
    FZR, Dresden
  • J.W. Lewellen
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  • J.S. Sekutowicz
    DESY, Hamburg
  • L.M. Young
    TechSource, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  Funding: This work is supported by NAVSEA, NSWC Crane, the Office of Naval Research, the DOD Joint Technology Office and by the U.S. DOE.

A key technology issue of ERL devices for high-power free-electron laser (FEL) and 4th generation light sources is the demonstration of reliable, high-brightness, high-power injector operation. Ongoing programs that target up to 1 Ampere injector performance at emittance values consistent with the requirements of these applications are described. We consider that there are three possible approaches that could deliver the required performance. The first is a DC photocathode gun and superconducting RF (SRF) booster cryomodule. Such a 750 MHz device is being integrated and will be tested up to 100 mA at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility beginning in 2007. The second approach is a high-current normal-conducting RF photoinjector. A 700 MHz gun will undergo thermal test in 2006 at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which, if successful, when equipped with a suitable cathode, would be capable of 1 Ampere operation. The last option is an SRF gun. A half-cell 703 MHz SRF gun capable of delivering 1.0 Ampere will be tested to 0.5 Ampere at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in 2006. The fabrication status, schedule and projected performance for each of these state-of-the-art injector programs will be presented.

 
 
WPAP035 Emittance Compensation in Flat Beam Production in an RF Gun Linac emittance, space-charge, electron, simulation 2399
 
  • S. Wang
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  Funding: This research is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-FG02-92ER40747 and the National Science Foundation under contract NSF PHY-0244793.

Ya. Derbenev Proposed a flat beam production method in RF gun Linac, which passes the electron beam through a matched skew quadrupole channel and transform the initially transversely round beam into a flat beam. Fermilab/NICADD Photoinjector Laboratory has performed a lot of experiments, a ratio of 50 of the transverse emittances in x and y plane has been achieved and the ratio of 100 and higher is underway of research. In this paper, the S-shaped flat beam, found both in experiments and simulations, is investigated. The nonlinear transverse force from the RF field when the beam passes the superconducting cavity is found to be one of the sources which produce the transverse S-shape distribution and increase the emittance. An extra solenoid located before the superconducting cavity is proposed to be added to adjust the beam transverse size when the beam passes through the cavity. The resulted transverse nonlinear space-charge force is used to counter-act against the nonlinear transverse force from the RF field. PARMELA simulations have shown that, with proper setup of the extra solenoid, the emittance ratio can be enhanced by a factor of 2 and the S-shaped transverse distribution can also be eliminated.

 
 
WPAP037 Novel Method of Emittance Preservation in ERL Merging System in Presence of Strong Space Charge Forces electron, emittance, space-charge, linac 2512
 
  • D. Kayran, V. Litvinenko
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  Funding: Work performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy and partially funded by the US Department of Defence

Energy recovery linacs (ERLs) are potential candidates for the high power and high brightness electron beams sources. The main advantages of ERL are that electron beam is generated at relatively low energy, injected and accelerated to the operational energy in a ERL loop with a common linac, then is decelerated in the same loop down to injection energy and dumped. The intrinsic part of any ERL is a merging system for the low-energy beam with a high-energy beam passing around the ERL loop. One of the challenges for generating high charge high brightness e-beam in ERL is development of merging system, which provides achromatic condition for space charge dominated beam and which is compatible with the emittance compensation scheme. In this paper we present principles of operation of such merging system. We also describe an example of such system, which we call Zigzag or Z-system. We use a specific implementation for R&D ERL at Brookhaven for illustration.

 
 
WPAP038 Photoemission Studies on BNL/AES/JLab all Niobium, Superconducting RF Injector laser, cathode, electron, space-charge 2556
 
  • T. Rao, I. Ben-Zvi, A. Burrill, H. Hahn, D. Kayran, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • M.D. Cole
    AES, Medford, NY
  • P. Kneisel
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: Under contract with the U.S. DOE, Contract No. DE-AC02-98CH10886.

Photoemission from all niobium superconducting injector is of considerable interest for the development of higher average current electron sources. In the past year, we have generated photocurrent from such an injector by irradiating the back wall of the 1/2 cell cavity with 248 nm and 266 nm laser beams. In this paper, we present the results of these measurements including the quantum efficiency, and its dependence on the field and wavelength. Issues related to the quenching of the cavity by the laser radiation will also be addressed.

 
 
WPAP039 Progress on Lead Photocathodes for Superconducting Injectors cathode, vacuum, laser, photon 2598
 
  • J. Smedley, T. Rao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • P. Kneisel
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  • J.L. Langner, P. Strzyzewski
    The Andrzej Soltan Institute for Nuclear Studies, Centre Swierk, Swierk/Otwock
  • R.S. Lefferts, A.R. Lipski
    SBUNSL, Stony Brook, New York
  • J.S. Sekutowicz
    DESY, Hamburg
  Funding: This work was supported by DOE contracts DE-AC02-98CH10886, DE-AC03-76SF00515 and DE-FG02-97ER82336.

We present the results of our investigation of bulk, electroplated and vacuum deposited lead as suitable photocathode materials for superconducting RF injectors. The quantum efficiency of each sample is presented as a function of the wavelength of the incident light, from 310 nm to 190 nm. Quantum efficiencies of 0.3% have been obtained. Production of a niobium cavity with a lead-plated cathode is underway.

 
 
WPAP041 Time Dependent Quantum Efficiency and Dark Current Measurements in an RF Photocathode Injector with a High Quantum Efficiency Cathode cathode, electron, linac, laser 2681
 
  • R.P. Fliller, H. Edwards
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  • W. Hartung
    NSCL, East Lansing, Michigan
  Funding: This work was supported by Universities Research Association Inc. under contract DE-AC02-76CH00300 with the U.S. DOE and by NICADD.

A system was developed at INFN Milano for preparing cesium telluride photo-cathodes and transferring them into an RF gun under ultra-high vacuum. This system has been in use at the Fermilab NICADD Photo-Injector Laboratory (FNPL) since 1997. A similar load-lock system is used at the TeSLA Test Facility at DESY-Hamburg. Two 1.625-cell high duty cycle RF guns have been fabricated for the project. Studies of the photo-emission and field emission ("dark current") behavior of both RF guns have been carried out. Unexpected phenomena were observed in one of the RF guns. In situ changes in the cathode's quantum efficiency and dark current with time were seen during operation of the photo-injector. These changes were correlated with the magnetostatic field at the cathode.* In addition, multipacting is observed in the RF guns under certain conditions. Recent measurements indicate a correlation between multipacting, anomalous photo-emission behavior, and anomalous field emission behavior. Results will be presented.

*W. Hartung, J.-P. Carneiro, H. Edwards, M. Fitch, M. Kuchnir, P. Michelato, D. Sertore, in Proceedings of the 2001 Particle Accelerator Conference, p. 2239-2241.

 
 
WPAP042 Progress on Using NEA Cathodes in an RF Gun ion, electron, cathode, simulation 2708
 
  • R.P. Fliller, T. G. Anderson, H. Edwards
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  • H. Bluem, T. Schultheiss
    AES, Princeton, New Jersey
  • M. Huening
    DESY, Hamburg
  • C.K. Sinclair
    Cornell University, Department of Physics, Ithaca, New York
  Funding: This work was supported by Universities Research Association Inc. under contract DE-AC02-76CH00300 with the U.S. DOE and by NICADD. AES personnel were supported under DOE SBIR contract #DE-FG02-04ER838.

RF guns have proven useful in multiple accelerator applications, and are an attractive electron source for the ILC. Using a NEA GaAs photocathode in such a gun allows for the production of polarized electron beams. However the lifetime of a NEA cathode in this environment is reduced by ion and electron bombardment and residual gas oxidation. We report progress made with studies to produce a RF gun using a NEA GaAs photocathode to produce polarized electron beams. Attempts to reduce the residual gas pressure in the gun are discussed. Initial measurements of ion flux through the cathode port are compared with simulations of ion bombardment. Future directions are also discussed.

 
 
WPAP044 Advanced Electromagnetic Analysis for Electron Source Geometries cathode, electron, space-charge, acceleration 2815
 
  • M. Hess, C.S. Park
    IUCF, Bloomington, Indiana
  One of the challenging issues for analytically modeling electron sources, such as rf photoinjectors, is how to incorporate fully electromagnetic effects which are generated by the electron beam. The main difficulties that arise in finding an analytical solution of the electromagnetic fields are due to the complex shape of the conductor boundary, as well as the complicated structure of the beam density and current. Both of these problems can be handled self-consistently by using an electromagnetic Green’s function method. In this paper, we present a solution to the exact electromagnetic fields, which were derived from the Green’s function, for a simplified electron source conductor geometry, namely a semi-infinite circular pipe with an endcap. We assume that the beam currents are in the axial direction and satisfy the continuity equation in conjunction with the beam charge density, but may have arbitrary spatial and time dependency. We discuss how these analytical methods may be extended to include in the effect of one or multiple irises, which are found in rf photoinjector systems.  
 
WPAP045 Ion Back-Bombardment of GaAs Photocathodes Inside DC High Voltage Electron Guns laser, vacuum, electron, ion 2875
 
  • J.M. Grames, P. Adderley, J. Brittian, D. Charles, J. Clark, J. Hansknecht, M. Poelker, M.L. Stutzman, K.E.L. Surles-Law
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: This work was supported by U.S. DOE Contract No. DE-ACO5-84-ER40150.

The primary limitation for sustained high quantum efficiency operation of GaAs photocathodes inside DC high voltage electron guns is ion back-bombardment of the photocathode. This process results from ionization of residual gas within the cathode/anode gap by the extracted electron beam, which is subsequently accelerated backwards to the photocathode. The damage mechanism is believed to be either destruction of the negative electron affinity condition at the surface of the photocathode or damage to the crystal structure by implantation of the bombarding ions. This work characterizes ion formation within the anode/cathode gap for gas species typical of UHV vacuum chambers (i.e., hydrogen, carbon monoxide and methane). Calculations and simulations are performed to determine the ion trajectories and stopping distance within the photocathode material. The results of the simulations are compared with test results obtained using a 100 keV DC high voltage GaAs photoemission gun and beamline at currents up to 10 mA DC.

 
 
WPAP046 Injection Options for 12 GeV CEBAF Upgrade simulation, recirculation, injection, electron 2911
 
  • R. Kazimi, J. F. Benesch, Y.-C. Chao, J.M. Grames, G.A. Krafft, M. Tiefenback, B.C. Yunn, Y. Zhang
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: Work supported by DOE Contract DE-AC05-84ER40150.

Jefferson Lab is planning to upgrade the CEBAF accelerator from 6 to 12 GeV. In order to achieve this, the beam energy at injection into the main accelerator needs to increase from 67 MeV to either 123 or 134 MeV depending on the location of the new experimental hall relative to the accelerator. The present 100 keV electron source and beam formation to 5 MeV will remain unchanged; however, the present accelerating cryomodules in the injector cannot reach the higher injection energies. Consequently, two options for attaining these energies are considered: (1) replacing the present injector cryomodules with new, higher gradient cryomodules, or (2) re-circulating the beam through the existing cryomodules to achieve the necessary energy gain in two passes. In this paper we present simulation results and list the advantages and disadvantages of these two options.

 
 
WPAP047 Preliminary Results from a Superconducting Photocathode Sample Cavity cathode, linac, vacuum, brightness 2956
 
  • P. Kneisel
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  • R.S. Lefferts, A.R. Lipski
    SBUNSL, Stony Brook, New York
  • J.S. Sekutowicz
    DESY, Hamburg
  Funding: Work supported by the U.S. DOE Contract No DE-AC05-84ER40150.

Pure niobium has been proposed as a photocathode material and recently a successful test has been conducted with a niobium single cell cavity to extract photo-currents from the surface of this cavity. However, the quantum efficiency of niobium is ~210-4, whereas electrodeposited lead has a ~15 times higher quantum efficiency. We have designed and tested a photo-injector niobium cavity, which can be used to insert photo-cathodes made of different materials in the high electric field region of the cavity. Experiments have been conducted with niobium and lead, which show that neither the Q- values of the cavity nor the obtainable surface fields are significantly lowered. This paper reports about the results from these tests.

 
 
WPAP049 A High-Gradient CW RF Photo-Cathode Electron Gun for High Current Injectors cathode, ion, coupling, emittance 3049
 
  • R.A. Rimmer
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: This manuscript has been authored by SURA, Inc. under Contract No. DE-AC05-84ER-40150 with the U.S. Department of Energy.

The paper describes the analysis and preliminary design of a high-gradient photo-cathode RF gun optimized for high current CW operation. The gun cell shape is optimized to provide maximum acceleration for the newly emitted beam while minimizing wall losses in the structure. The design is intended for use in future high-current high-power CW FELs but the shape optimization for low wall losses may be advantageous for other applications such as XFELs or Linear Colliders using high peak power low duty factor guns where pulse heating is a limitation. The concept allows for DC bias on the photocathode in order to repel ions and improve cathode lifetime.

 
 
WPAP050 A High Average Current DC GaAs Photocathode Gun for ERLs and FELs vacuum, cathode, laser, electron 3117
 
  • C. Hernandez-Garcia, S.V. Benson, D.B. Bullard, H.F.D. Dylla, K. Jordan, C. M. Murray, G. Neil, M.D. Shinn, T. Siggins, R.L. Walker
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: This work supported by The Office of Naval Research under contract to the Dept. of Energy, the Air Force Research Lab, and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Jefferson Lab (JLab) 10 kW IR Upgrade FEL DC GaAs photocathode gun is presently the highest average current electron source operational in the U.S., delivering a record 9.1 mA CW, 350 kV electron beam with 122 pC/bunch at 75 MHz rep rate. Pulsed operation has also been demonstrated with 8 mA per pulse (110 pC/bunch) in 16 ms-long pulses at 2 Hz rep rate. Routinely the gun delivers 5 mA CW and pulse current at 135 pC/bunch for FEL operations. The Upgrade DC photocathode gun is a direct evolution of the DC photocathode gun used in the previous JLab 1 kW IR Demo FEL. Improvements in the vacuum conditions, incorporation of two UHV motion mechanisms (a retractable cathode and a photocathode shield door) and a new way to add cesium to the GaAs photocathode surface have extended its lifetime to over 500 Coulombs delivered between re-cesiations (quantum efficiency replenishment). With each photocathode activation quantum efficiencies above 6% are routinely achieved. The photocathode activation and performance will be described in detail.

 
 
WPAP058 The ILC Polarized Electron Source electron, laser, cathode, polarization 3420
 
  • A. Brachmann, J.E. Clendenin, E.G. Garwin, R.E. Kirby, D.-A.L. Luh, T.V.M. Maruyama, D.C. Schultz, J. Sheppard
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  • R.X.P. Prepost
    UW-Madison/PD, Madison, Wisconsin
  Funding: This work is supported by U.S. DOE contracts DE-AC02-76SF00515 (SLAC) and DE-AC02-76ER00881 (UW).

The SLC polarized electron source (PES) can meet the expected requirements of the International Linear Collider (ILC) for polarization, charge and lifetime. However, experience with newer and successful PES designs at JLAB, Mainz and elsewhere can be incorporated into a first-generation ILC source that will emphasize reliability and stability without compromising the photocathode performance. The long pulse train for the ILC may introduce new challenges for the PES, and in addition more reliable and stable operation of the PES may be achievable if appropriate R&D is carried out for higher voltage operation and for a simpler load-lock system. The outline of the R&D program currently taking shape at SLAC and elsewhere is discussed. The principal components of the proposed ILC PES, including the laser system necessary for operational tests, are described.

 
 
WPAT006 The SPARC RF Synchronization System laser, feedback, linac, klystron 1024
 
  • A. Gallo, D. Alesini, M. Bellaveglia, R. Boni, G. Di Pirro, F. Tazzioli
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  The SPARC project consists in a 150 MeV Linac aimed at driving an ondulator for the production of 530 nm SASE FEL radiation. A bunch transverse emittance as low as 1mm mrad and a bunch peak current of about 100 A are required for this task. The RF voltages in the RF gun and in the 3 S-band accelerating sections have to be kept phase locked within 3 ps to the arrival time of the laser pulse on the photocathode to guarantee the required performances. This specification will be reduced to 0.5 ps in the phas·10-2 of the project when the rectilinear RF compression of the bunch will be tested. The general architecture of the SPARC RF control system together with some bench qualification measurements of the basic components is presented in this paper.  
 
WPAT022 Low Level RF System for the Energy Recovery Linac Prototype laser, linac, feedback, pick-up 1781
 
  • A.J. Moss
    CCLRC/DL/ASTeC, Daresbury, Warrington, Cheshire
  Funding: ASTeC Department, CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory.

The Low Level RF system is described for the Energy Recovery Linac Prototype (ERLP) being constructed at Daresbury Laboratory. An analogue based feedback system, built around low cost proprietary components, has been designed to control the 1.3GHz RF system for this project. The system is scaleable, has digital control and can be easily upgraded as greater understanding of the accelerator becomes known. The design of the system is based around the central core of a very low phase noise master oscillator, which can provide, multiple outputs and timing pulses at all the required frequencies for the RF, laser and accelerator sub-systems.

 
 
WPAT026 Status of 34 GHZ, 45 MW Pulsed Magnicon electron, cathode, linear-collider, collider 1922
 
  • O.A. Nezhevenko, V.P. Yakovlev
    Omega-P, Inc., New Haven, Connecticut
  • J.L. Hirshfield, M.A. LaPointe
    Yale University, Physics Department, New Haven, CT
  • E.V. Kozyrev
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk
  • S.V. Shchelkunov
    Columbia University, New York
  Funding: Research supported by the Department of Energy, Division of High Energy Physics.

A high efficiency, high power magnicon at 34.272 GHz has been designed and built as a microwave source to develop RF technology for a future multi-TeV electron-positron linear collider. To develop this technology, this new RF source is being perfected for necessary tests of accelerating structures, RF pulse compressors, RF components, and to determine limits of breakdown and metal fatigue. After preliminary RF conditioning the magnicon produced an output power of 10.5 MW in 0.25 microsecond pulses, with a gain of 54 dB. The new results of the experimental tests after the tube conditioning was resumed are presented in the paper.

 
 
WPAT027 Recent Results from the X-Band Pulsed Magnicon Amplifier electron, target, plasma, vacuum 1979
 
  • O.A. Nezhevenko, V.P. Yakovlev
    Omega-P, Inc., New Haven, Connecticut
  • A.W. Fliflet, S.H. Gold
    NRL, Washington, DC
  • J.L. Hirshfield, M.A. LaPointe
    Yale University, Physics Department, New Haven, CT
  • A.K. Kinkead
    ,
  Funding: Research supported by the Department of Energy, Office of High Energy Physics, and the Office of Naval Research.

A frequency-doubling magnicon amplifier at 11.4 GHz has been designed and built as the prototype of an alternative microwave source for the Next Linear Collider project, and to test high power RF components and accelerating structures. The tube is designed to produce ~60 MW, ~1.2 microsecond pulses at 58% efficiency and 59 dB gain, using a 470 kV, 220 A, 2 mm-diameter beam. In the first tests the output power was limited to a level of 26 MW in a 200 nsec pulse. This limitation was caused by the oscillations in the tube collector. Experimental results of the magnicon tests with the new collector are presented in this paper

 
 
WPAT032 Large Scale Production of 805-MHz Pulsed Klystrons for the Spallation Neutron Source Project klystron, SNS, cathode, Spallation-Neutron-Source 2230
 
  • S. Lenci, E.L. Eisen
    CPI, Palo Alto, California
  The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) is an accelerator-based neutron source being built in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, by the U.S. Department of Energy. CPI is supporting the effort by providing 81 pulsed klystrons for the super-conducting portion of the accelerator. The primary output power requirements are 550 kW peak, 49.5 kW average at 805 MHz, with an electron beam-to-rf conversion efficiency of 65% and an rf gain of 50 dB. Through December 2004, 77 units have been factory-tested. Performance specifications, computer model predictions, operating results, and production statistics will be presented.  
 
WPAT043 Overview of the RF Systems for LCLS linac, feedback, undulator, klystron 2753
 
  • P.A. McIntosh, R. Akre, R.F. Boyce, P. Emma, S. Hill, E. Rago
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: Work supported by Department of Energy contract DE-AC03-76SF00515.

The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC, when it becomes operational in 2009, will provide its user community with an X-ray source many orders of magnitude brighter than anything available in the world at that time. The electron beam acceleration will be provided by existing and new RF systems capable of maintaining the amplitude and phase stability of each bunch to extremely tight tolerances. RF feedback control of the various RF systems will be fundamental in ensuring the beam arrives at the LCLS undulator at precisely the required energy and phase. This paper details the requirements for RF stability for the various LCLS RF systems and also highlights proposals for how these injector and Linac RF systems can meet these constraints.

 
 
WPAT051 Development of Toshiba L-Band Multi-Beam Klystron for European XFEL Project cathode, klystron, electron, simulation 3153
 
  • Y.H. Chin
    KEK, Ibaraki
  • S. Choroba
    DESY, Hamburg
  • M. Y. Miyake, Y. Yano
    Toshiba, Yokohama
  A 10MW L-band multi-beam klystron (MBK)is under develpment at Toshiba, Japan for DESY X-FEL and a future linear collider projects. The design goals are to have 10MW peak power with 65% efficiency at 1.5 ms pulse length at 10Hz repetition rates. The Toshiba MBK has six low-perveance beams operated at low voltage of 115kV (for 10MW) to enable a higher efficiency than a single-beam klystron for a similar power. The prototyp·10-0 has been built and is now under testing. At the first step, it was tested without RF and operates stably at the cathode voltage of 115KV at 1.7ms pulse length at 10Hz repetition rate with beam transmission of better than 99%. No spurious oscillation was observed. The testing is now progressed with RF on. Up to date of November 10, 2004, The output power of 10.3MW has been demonstrated at the beam voltage of 115kV with efficinecy of 68.4% at the RF pulse length of 1ms at 10Hz. The testing is under way to increase the RF pulse length to the goal value of 1.5ms. This paper summarizes the design and the testing results.  
 
WPAT071 R&D Status of the 700 MHz, 1MW Klystron for PEFP klystron, cathode, coupling, proton 3850
 
  • S.-H. Kim, B.H. Chung, K.-H. Chung, J.-S. Hong, J.-H. Jeon, sk. Ko, K. Lee, sj. Noh
    KAPRA, Cheorwon
  Funding: This study is supported by Proton Engineering Frontier Project at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute.

KAPRA (Korea Accelerator and Plasma Research Association) are undertaking the first phase R&D for the 1 MW, CW 700 MHz klystron, which is targeting the future stage of the PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project) accelerator at KAERI (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute). The objectives of the first phase R&D are 1) setting up all infra structures/procedures for the design and fabrication, 2) developing a prototype klystron for proofs of principles, and 3) making a performance test of the prototype at a reduced duty. The second phase R&D is supposed to cover full power, CW operation and reliability issues. In this paper, a summary of R&D Status during the first phase for PEFP 1 MW, 700 MHz klystron is reported.

 
 
WPAT072 A 1.3GHz Inductive Output Tube for Particle Accelerators electron, cathode, target, synchrotron 3883
 
  • E. Sobieradzki, A.E. Wheelhouse
    e2v technologies, Chelmsford, Essex
  There is an increasing requirement for RF power sources in the L-band frequency range for operation in particle accelerators. The paper describes the development and presents test results of a new inductive output tube (IOT) for use at 1.3GHz. A target specificationof 16kW cw output power at an efficiency of 60% was set. The paper discusses progress to date having used an electron gun geometry that minimizes transit time effects in the cathode to grid gap.  
 
WPAT080 Calculation of Beam-Loaded Q in High-Power Klystrons klystron, vacuum, bunching, cathode 4060
 
  • J.F. DeFord, B. H. Held
    STAR, Inc., Mequon, Wisconsin
  • V. Ivanov, K. Ko
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: Work supported by DOE SBIR Grant DE-FG02-03ER83776.

Instabilities in the gun region of a high-power klystron can occur when there is positive feedback between a mode and an induced current on the quasi-steady state beam emitted by the gun cathode.* This instability is dependent on the gun voltage, is predicted on the basis of a negative beam-loaded Q. The established method for computing the beam-loaded Q of a cavity involves using a time-dependent electromagnetic particle-in-cell (PIC) code to track beam particles through the quasi-static gun fields perturbed by the electromagnetic fields of a cavity eigenmode.** The energy imparted to the beam by the mode is obtained by integrating the Lorentz force along the particle tracks, and this quantity is simply related to the beam-loaded Q. We have developed an alternative approach that yields comparable accuracy but is computationally much simpler. The new method is based on a much simpler time-independent electrostatic PIC calculation, resulting in much faster solutions without loss of accuracy. We will present the theory and implementation of the new method, as well as benchmarks and results from analysis of the XP-4 klystron that show a potential instability near 3 GHz.

*B. Krietenstein, et al., "Spurious oscillations in high-power klystrons," PAC95, 1995. **U. Becker, et al., "Simulation of oscillations in high-power klystrons," EPAC, 1996.

 
 
RPAP010 Development of Femtosecond and Attosecond Pulse Radiolysis by Using Laser Photocathode RF Gun S-Band Electron Linac electron, laser, linac, cathode 1198
 
  • Y. Yoshida, T. Kondo, J. Yang
    ISIR, Osaka
  Funding: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Femtosecond pulse radiolysis system based on linear accelerator was developed in Osaka University for study of radiation-induced ultra fast physical and chemical reactions. 35 MeV single electron pulse with pulse width of 100 fs was generated by using a laser photocathode rf gun s-band linac with a magnet pulse compression system. Femtosecond laser synchronized with the linac was used as analyzing light. Transient absorption was measured by the equivalent velocity spectroscopy which was a new method to get high time-resolution. Also, we have started the preliminary experiment on atosecond pulse radiolysis The double decker beam which is a new concept to realize the twin linac by using one linac will be used.

 
 
RPAP016 High Power Electron Accelerator Prototype electron, injection, cathode, feedback 1502
 
  • V.O. Tkachenko, V. Auslender, V.G. Cheskidov, G.I. Korobeynikov, G.I. Kuznetsov, A.N. Lukin, I. Makarov, G. Ostreiko, A.D. Panfilov, A. Sidorov, V.V. Tarnetsky, M.A. Tiunov
    BINP SB RAS, Novosibirsk
  Funding: The work is supported by ISTC grant #2550.

In recent time the new powerful industrial electron accelerators appear on market. It caused the increased interest to radiation technologies using high energy X-rays due to their high penetration ability. However, because of low efficiency of X-ray conversion for electrons with energy below 5 MeV, the intensity of X-rays required for some industrial applications can be achieved only when the beam power exceeds 300 kW. The report describes a project of industrial electron accelerator ILU-12 for electron energy up to 5 MeV and beam power up to 300 kW specially designed for use in industrial applications. On the first stage of work we plan to use the existing generator designed for ILU-8 accelerator. It is realized on the GI-50A triode and provides the pulse power up to 1.5-2 MW and up to 20-30 kW of average power. In the report the basic concepts and a condition of the project for today are reflected.

 
 
RPAP025 A 7MeV S-Band 2998MHz Variable Pulse Length Linear Accelerator System electron, linac, vacuum, power-supply 1895
 
  • M. Hernandez, H. Deruyter, D. Skowbo, R.R. Smith
    Accuray, Inc, Mountain View, California
  • A.V. Mishin, A.J. Saverskiy
    AS&E, Billerica, Massachusetts
  American Science and Engineering High Energy Systems Division (AS&E HESD) has designed and commissioned a variable pulse length 7 MeV electron accelerator system. The system is capable of delivering a 7 MeV electron beam with a pulse length of 10 nS FWHM and a peak current of 1 ampere. The system can also produce electron pulses with lengths of 20, 50, 100, 200, 400 nS and 3 uS FWHM with corresponding lower peak currents. The accelerator system consists of a gridded electron gun, focusing coil, an electrostatic deflector system, Helmholtz coils, a standing wave side coupled S-band linac, a 2.6 MW peak power magnetron, an RF circulator, a fast toroid, vacuum system and a PLC/PC control system. The system has been operated at repetition rates up to 250pps. The design, simulations and experimental results from the accelerator system are presented in this paper.  
 
RPAP038 An Advantage of the Equivalent Velocity Spectroscopy for Femtsecond Pulse Radiolysis electron, laser, linac, emittance 2533
 
  • T. Kondoh, T. Kozawa, S. Tagawa, T. Tomosada, J. Yang, Y. Yoshida
    ISIR, Osaka
  Funding: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

For studies of electron beam induced ultra-fast reaction process, femtosecond(fs) pulse radiolysis is under construction. To realize fs time resolution, fs electron and analyzing light pulses and their jitter compensation system are needed. About a 100fs electron pulse was generated by a photocathode RF gun linac and a magnetic pulse compressor. Synchronized Ti: Sapphire laser have a puleswidth about 160fs. And, it is significant to avoid degradation of time resolution caused by velocity difference between electron and analyzing light in a sample. In the ‘Equivalent velocity spectroscopy’ method, incident analyzing light is slant toward electron beam with an angle associated with refractive index of sample. Then, to overlap light wave front and electron pulse shape, electron pulse shape is slanted toward the direction of travel. As a result of the equivalent velocity spectroscopy for hydrated electrons, using slanted electron pulse shape, optical absorption rise time was about 1.4ps faster than normal electron pulse shape. Thus, the 'Equivalent velocity spectroscopy’ is effective for femtosecond pulse radiolysis.

 
 
RPAT097 2-D Low Energy Electron Beam Profile Measurement Based on Computer Tomography Algorithm with Multi-Wire Scanner electron, emittance 4323
 
  • N.J. Yu, K.Y. Gong, Q. F. Li, C.-X. Tang, S. Zheng
    TUB, Beijing
  A new method for low energy electron beam profile measurement is advanced, which presents a full 2-D beam profile distribution other than the traditional 2-D beam profile distribution given by 1-D vertical and horizontal beam profiles. The method is based on the CT (Computer Tomography) algorithm. Multi-sets of data about the 1-D beam profile projections are attained by rotating the multi-wire scanner. Then a 2-D beam profile is reconstructed from these projections with CT algorithm. The principle of this method is presented. The simulation and the experiment results are compared and analyzed in detail.  
 
RPPE009 Extremely High Current, High-Brightness Energy Recovery Linac electron, linac, emittance, simulation 1150
 
  • I. Ben-Zvi, D.S. Barton, D.B. Beavis, M. Blaskiewicz, J.M. Brennan, A. Burrill, R. Calaga, P. Cameron, X.Y. Chang, R. Connolly, D.M. Gassner, J.G. Grimes, H. Hahn, A. Hershcovitch, H.-C. Hseuh, P.D.J. Johnson, D. Kayran, J. Kewisch, R.F. Lambiase, V. Litvinenko, G.T. McIntyre, W. Meng, T.C.N. Nehring, T. Nicoletti, B. Oerter, D. Pate, J. Rank, T. Rao, T. Roser, T. Russo, J. Scaduto, Z. Segalov, K. Smith, N.W.W. Williams, K.-C. Wu, V. Yakimenko, K. Yip, A. Zaltsman, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • H. Bluem, A. Burger, M.D. Cole, A.J. Favale, D. Holmes, J. Rathke, T. Schultheiss, A.M.M. Todd
    AES, Princeton, New Jersey
  • J.R. Delayen, L. W. Funk, P. Kneisel, H.L. Phillips, J.P. Preble
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: Under contract with the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. DOD Office of Naval Research and Joint Technology Office.

Next generation ERL light-sources, high-energy electron coolers, high-power Free-Electron Lasers, powerful Compton X-ray sources and many other accelerators were made possible by the emerging technology of high-power, high-brightness electron beams. In order to get the anticipated performance level of ampere-class currents, many technological barriers are yet to be broken. BNL’s Collider-Accelerator Department is pursuing some of these technologies for its electron cooling of RHIC application, as well as a possible future electron-hadron collider. We will describe work on CW, high-current and high-brightness electron beams. This will include a description of a superconducting, laser-photocathode RF gun and an accelerator cavity capable of producing low emittance (about 1 micron rms normalized) one nano-Coulomb bunches at currents of the order of one ampere average.

 
 
RPPE032 Measurement of the Secondary Emission Yield of a Thin Diamond Window in Transmission Mode electron, vacuum, cathode, linac 2251
 
  • X.Y. Chang, I. Ben-Zvi, A. Burrill, S. Hulbert, P.D.J. Johnson, J. Kewisch, T. Rao, Z. Segalov, J. Smedley, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  The secondary emission enhanced photoinjector (SEEP) is a promising new approach to the generation of high-current, high-brightness electron beams. A low current primary electron beam with energy of a few thousand electron-volts strikes a specially prepared diamond window which emits secondary electrons with a current two orders of magnitude higher. The secondary electrons are created at the back side of the diamond and drift through the window under the influence of a strong electrical field. A hydrogen termination at the exit surface of the window creates a negative electron affinity (NEA) which allows the electrons to leave the diamond. An experiment was performed to measure the secondary electron yield and other properties. The results are discussed in this paper.  
 
RPPE067 Design and Fabrication of an FEL Injector Cryomodule SNS, booster, vacuum, electron 3724
 
  • J. Rathke, A. Ambrosio, H. Bluem, M.D. Cole, E. Peterson, T. Schultheiss, A.M.M. Todd
    AES, Medford, NY
  • I.E. Campisi, E. Daly, J. Hogan, J. Mammosser, G. Neil, J.P. Preble, R.A. Rimmer, C.H. Rode, T.E. Whitlatch, M. Wiseman
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  • J.S. Sekutowicz
    DESY, Hamburg
  Funding: This work is supported by NAVSEA, MDA, and SMDC.

Advanced Energy Systems has recently completed the design of a four cavity cryomodule for use as an FEL injector accelerator on the JLAB Injector Test Stand. Fabrication is nearing completion. Four 748.5 MHz single cell superconducting cavities have been completed and are currently at Jefferson Lab for final processing and test prior to integration in the module. This paper will review the design and fabrication of the cavities and cryomodule.

 
 
RPPT006 Commissioning of TTF2 Bunch Compressor for the Femtosecond (FS) FEL Mode Operation emittance, linac, simulation, single-bunch 991
 
  • Y. Kim, Y. Kim, D. Son
    CHEP, Daegu
  Funding: For the TESLA Test Facility FEL team.

To get lasing at TTF2, we should supply high quality electron beams with a high peak current, a low slice emittance, and a low slice energy spread. To supply a high peak current, we compress bunch length with two bunch compressors. During TTF2 lasing period, there was no available special bunch length diagnostic tool such as LOLA cavity or streak camera. However we could optimize TTF2 bunch compressors by monitoring pyro-electric detector signal, by measuring emittance, and by monitoring beam images at chicane center and dump region, and by comparing operational machine conditions with simulation results. In this paper, we describe our various commissioning experiences of TTF2 bunch compressor to generate a femtosecond-long spike with a high peak current.

 
 
RPPT013 Status of the SPARC Project laser, emittance, undulator, klystron 1327
 
  • L. Serafini, F. Alessandria, A. Bacci, S. Cialdi, C. De Martinis, D. Giove, M. Mauri, M. Rome, L. Serafini
    INFN-Milano, Milano
  • D. Alesini, M. Bellaveglia, S. Bertolucci, M.E. Biagini, R. Boni, M. Boscolo, M. Castellano, A. Clozza, G. Di Pirro, A. Drago, A. Esposito, M. Ferrario, L. Ficcadenti, D. Filippetto, V. Fusco, A. Gallo, G. Gatti, A. Ghigo, S. Guiducci, M. Incurvati, C. Ligi, F. Marcellini, M.  Migliorati, A. Mostacci, L. Palumbo, L. Pellegrino, M.A. Preger, R. Ricci, C. Sanelli, M. Serio, F. Sgamma, B. Spataro, A. Stecchi, A. Stella, F. Tazzioli, C. Vaccarezza, M. Vescovi, C. Vicario
    INFN/LNF, Frascati (Roma)
  • I. Boscolo, C. Maroli, V. Petrillo
    Universita' degli Studi di Milano, MILANO
  • F. Broggi
    INFN/LASA, Segrate (MI)
  • L. Catani, E. Chiadroni, A. Cianchi, E. Gabrielli, S. Tazzari
    INFN-Roma II, Roma
  • F. Ciocci, G. Dattoli, A. Dipace, A. Doria, F. Flora, G.P. Gallerano, L. Giannessi, E. Giovenale, G. Messina, P.L. Ottaviani, S. Pagnutti, G. Parisi, L. Picardi, M. Quattromini, A. Renieri, G. Ronci, C. Ronsivalle, M. Rosetti, E. Sabia, M. Sassi, A. Torre, A. Zucchini
    ENEA C.R. Frascati, Frascati (Roma)
  • D. Dowell, P. Emma, C. Limborg-Deprey, D.T. Palmer
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  • D. Levi, M. Mattioli, G. Medici, P. Musumeci, D. Pelliccia
    Università di Roma I La Sapienza, Roma
  • M. Nisoli, S. Stagira, S. de Silvestri
    Politecnico/Milano, Milano
  • M. Petrarca
    INFN-Roma, Roma
  • J.B. Rosenzweig
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  The SPARC project has entered its installation phase at INFN-LNF: its main goal is the promotion of an R&D activity oriented to the development of a high brightness photoinjector to drive SASE-FEL experiments. The design of the 150 MeV photoinjector has been completed and the construction of its main components is in progress, as well as the design of the 12 m undulator. In this paper we will report on the installation and test of some major components, like the Ti:Sa laser system to drive the photo-cathode, the RF gun, the RF power system, as well as some test results on the RF deflector and 4th harmonic X-band cavity prototypes. Advancements in the control and beam diagnostics systems will also be reported, in particular on the emittance-meter device for beam emittance measurements in the drift space downstream the RF gun. Recent results on laser pulse shaping, obtained with two alternative techniques (DAZZLER and Liquid Crystal Mask), show the feasibility of producing 10 ps flat-top laser pulses in the UV with rise time below 1 ps, as needed to maximize the achievable beam brightness. First FEL experiments have been proposed, using SASE, seeding and non-linear resonant harmonics: these will be briefly described.  
 
RPPT022 Optics for High Brightness and High Current ERL Project at BNL electron, dipole, emittance, linac 1775
 
  • D. Kayran, I. Ben-Zvi, R. Calaga, X.Y. Chang, J. Kewisch, V. Litvinenko
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  Funding: Work performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy and partially funded by the US Department of Defence

An energy recovery linac (ERL), under development at Brookhaven National Laboratory [1,2], will push ERLs further towards high current and high brightness beams. This R&D ERL will operate in two modes: a high current mode and a high charge mode. In this paper we present a lattice of the machine and PARMELA simulations from the cathode to the beam dump. We discuss the design considerations and present main parameters for various modes of operation.

 
 
RPPT029 Diagnostics for the LCLS Photoinjector Beamline emittance, cathode, injection, diagnostics 2089
 
  • C. Limborg-Deprey, D. Dowell, J.F. Schmerge
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California
  Funding: This work was supported by U.S. Department of Energy, contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00515A06.

Two spectrometers have been added to the LCLS photoinjector beamline. The first one will be located close to the exit of the Photoinjector RF gun. With this diagnostic, we will measure beam energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), possibly deleterious structure in the longitudinal phase space induced by longitudinal space charge force, and slice thermal emittance This extensive characterization of the 5MeV electron bunch will be made possible by combining this spectrometer with other diagnostics (YAG screens and Cerenkov Radiator). A second spectrometer located at the end of the beamline has been designed to characterize the 6 dimensional phase space of the 135MeV beam to be injected in the main accelerator. At that second spectrometer station, we will measure energy, energy spread (correlated and uncorrelated), longitudinal phase space, slice emittances … Those last two measurements require using this spectrometer in combination with the transverse RF deflecting cavity and with the quadrupole scan emittance station. The designs of these two spectrometers have been supported by simulations from MAD and PARMELA.

 
 
RPPT032 High Current Energy Recovery Linac at BNL linac, electron, emittance, lattice 2242
 
  • V. Litvinenko, D.B. Beavis, I. Ben-Zvi, M. Blaskiewicz, J.M. Brennan, A. Burrill, R. Calaga, P. Cameron, X.Y. Chang, R. Connolly, D.M. Gassner, H. Hahn, A. Hershcovitch, H.-C. Hseuh, P.D.J. Johnson, D. Kayran, J. Kewisch, R.F. Lambiase, G.J. Mahler, G.T. McIntyre, W. Meng, T.C.N. Nehring, T. Nicoletti, B. Oerter, D. Pate, J. Rank, T. Rao, T. Roser, T. Russo, J. Scaduto, K. Smith, N.W.W. Williams, K.-C. Wu, V. Yakimenko, K. Yip, A. Zaltsman, Y. Zhao
    BNL, Upton, Long Island, New York
  • H. Bluem, A. Burger, M.D. Cole, A.J. Favale, D. Holmes, J. Rathke, T. Schultheiss, A.M.M. Todd
    AES, Princeton, New Jersey
  • J.R. Delayen, L. W. Funk, H.L. Phillips, J.P. Preble
    Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia
  Funding: Work performed under Contract Number DE-AC02-98CH10886 with the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy.

We present the design and the parameters of a small Energy Recovery Linac (ERL) facility, which is under construction at BNL. This R&D facility has goals to demonstrate CW operation of ERL with average beam current in the range of 0.1 - 1 ampere, combined with very high efficiency of energy recovery. The possibility for future up-grade to a two-pass ERL is being considered. The heart of the facility is a 5-cell 703.75 MHz super-conducting RF linac with HOM damping. Flexible lattice of ERL provides a test-bed for testing issues of transverse and longitudinal instabilities and diagnostics of intense CW e-beam. We present the status and plans for this facility.

 
 
RPPT036 200 MeV Linac Upgrade for FEL linac, electron, cathode, klystron 2464
 
  • Y.G. Zhou, S. Dong, H. He, L.G. Li
    USTC/NSRL, Hefei, Anhui
  The present status of Hefei 200 MeV RF linac are given. By upgrading its present thermal cathode system into the photo cathode system and implement RF phase locked system, using Hefei 200 MeV RF linac as FEL driver is investigated.  
 
FOAB002 Advances in X-Band and S-Band Linear Accelerators for Security, NDT, and Other Applications linac, electron, radiation, vacuum 240
 
  • A.V. Mishin
    AS&E, Billerica, Massachusetts
  At AS&E High Energy Systems Division, we designed several new advanced high energy electron beam and X-ray sources. Our primary focus has always been in building the world’s most portable commercial X-band accelerators. Today, our X-band systems frequently exceed performance of the similar S-band machines, while they are more portable compared to the latter. The new designs of the X-band accelerators in the most practical energy range from 1 MeV to 6 MeV have been tested delivering outstanding results. Seventy 6 MeV X-band linacs systems have been produced. The most compact linac for security is used by AS&E in a self-shielded, Shaped Energy™ cargo screening system. We pioneered using the X-band linear accelerators for CT, producing high quality images of oil pipes and wood logs. An X-band linear accelerator head on a robotic arm has been used for electron beam radiation curing of an odd-shaped graphite composite part. We developed the broad-range 4 MeV to over 10 MeV energy-regulated X-band and S-band systems for medical and NDT applications. The regulated pulse length systems operating in a range from nanoseconds to microseconds have been built both in X-band and in S-band frequency range.  
 
FOAB010 Present Status of Photo-Cathode RF Gun System and Its Applications laser, electron, injection, emittance 710
 
  • R. Kuroda, Y. Hama, K. Hidume, M. Kawaguchi, R. Moriyama, T. Saito, K. Sakaue, M. Washio
    RISE, Tokyo
  • H. Hayano, J.U. Urakawa
    KEK, Ibaraki
  • S. Kashiwagi
    ISIR, Osaka
  High quality electron beam generation using photo-cathode rf gun system and its applications have been developed at Waseda University. This system can generate up to 4.6 MeV low emittance electron beam. It is applied for soft X-ray generation using laser Compton scattering and pulse radiolysis experiments based on the pump-probe technique. In the former, Compton scattering experiments between about 4.6 MeV electron beam and 1047 nm laser beam is performed at 20 degrees interaction angle, so that about 370 eV soft X-ray is generated. In the latter, the electron beam is used for the pump beam and the probe beam is generated as white light by concentrating laser beam on the water cell, so that the measurement with about 30 ps (FWHM) time resolution of the pulse radiolysis system is demonstrated for the absorption of hydrated electrons. In this conference, we will present the experimental results, status of this system and future applications.