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MOPB003 Progress with the 2Q-LEBT Facility for the RIA Project ion, emittance, ion-source, simulation 253
  • N. Vinogradov, V.N. Aseev, M.R.L. Kern, P.N. Ostroumov, R.C. Pardo, R.H. Scott
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  Funding: This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics, under Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38.

The Rare Isotope Accelerator (RIA) facility utilizes the concept of simultaneous acceleration of two charge states from the ion source. We are building a prototype two charge-state (2Q) injector of the RIA Driver Linac, which includes an ECR ion source originally built by Berkeley Ion Equipment Corporation, a LEBT and one-segment of the prototype RFQ. The reassembly and commissioning of the ECR source has been completed. During the commissioning process we modified and replaced several major components of the BIE-100 to increase the source performance. A new diagnostic station has been designed and built for accurate measurements of the output beam emittance. The paper will discuss detailed beam dynamics studies together with extensive emittance measurements of various ion beams. The status of the design and fabrication of 100 kV high voltage platform, achromatic bending system, multi-harmonic buncher, and a full power 57.5 MHz RFQ segment will be presented.

TPPE005 50keV, 50mA Pulsed Proton Injector for PEFP proton, ion, ion-source, extraction 964
  • I.-S. Hong, Y.-S. Cho, S.-H. Han
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

Duoplasmatron type ion source with 50keV proton beam has been constructed and stably operated as the injector for Proton Engineering Frontier Project(PEFP). In DC operation, the beam current of 50mA with 50kV extraction voltage is routinely obtained. However, the pulsed operation mode of the ion source also has been considered to reduce beam induced damage at the entrance of RFQ. A high voltage pulse switch is connected between accelerating electrode and ground electrode for this purpose. The detailed scheme on the focusing of the pulsed proton beam with space charge compensation is in progress. Beam profile and current in front of RFQ will be measured by DCCT and optical measuring tools.

TPPE027 Properties of Laser-Produced Highly Charged Heavy Ions for Direct Injection Scheme laser, plasma, ion, target 1976
  • K. Sakakibara, T. Hattori, N. Hayashizaki, T. Ito
    RLNR, Tokyo
  • H. Kashiwagi
    JAERI/ARTC, Gunma-ken
  • M. Okamura
    RIKEN, Saitama
  To accelerate highly charged intense ion beam, we have developed the Direct Plasma Injection Scheme (DPIS) with laser ion source. In this scheme an ion beam from a laser ion source is injected directly to a RFQ linac without a low energy beam transport (LEBT) and the beam loss in the LEBT can be avoided. We achieved high current acceleration of carbon ions (60mA) by DPIS with the high current optimized RFQ. As the next setp we will use heavier elements like Ag, Pb, Al and Cu as target in LIS (using CO2, Nd-YAG or other laser) for DPIS and will examine properties of laser-produced plasma (the relationship of between charge state and laser power density, the current dependence of the distance from the target, etc).  
TPPE031 60 mA Carbon Beam Acceleration with DPIS ion, plasma, laser, injection 2206
  • M. Okamura, R.A. Jameson, K. Sakakibara, J. Takano
    RIKEN, Saitama
  • T. Fujimoto, S. Shibuya, T. Takeuchi
    AEC, Chiba
  • Y. Iwata, K. Yamamoto
    NIRS, Chiba-shi
  • H. Kashiwagi
    JAERI/ARTC, Gunma-ken
  • A. Schempp
    IAP, Frankfurt-am-Main
  We have studied "direct plasma injection scheme (DPIS)" since 2000. This new scheme is for producing very intense heavy ions using a combination of an RFQ and a laser ion source. An induced laser plasma goes directly into the RFQ without an extraction electrode nor any focusing devices. Obtained maximum peak current of Carbon 4+ beam reached 60 mA with this extremely simple configuration. The details of the experimental result will be presented.  
TPPE045 Normal-Conducting High Current RF Photoinjector for High Power CW FEL vacuum, coupling, emittance, simulation 2866
  • S.S. Kurennoy, D.C. Nguyen, D.L. Schrage, R.L. Wood
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • V. Christina, J. Rathke, T. Schultheiss
    AES, Medford, NY
  • L.M. Young
    TechSource, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  An RF photoinjector capable of producing high average current with low emittance and energy spread is a key enabling technology for high power CW FEL. The design of a 2.5-cell, pi-mode, 700-MHz normal-conducting RF photoinjector cavity with magnetic emittance compensation is completed. With average gradients of 7, 7, and 5 MV/m in its three accelerating cells, the photoinjector will produce a 2.5-MeV electron beam with 3-nC charge per bunch and transverse rms emittance below 7 mm-mrad. Electromagnetic modeling has been used extensively to optimize ridge-loaded tapered waveguides and RF couplers, and led to a new, improved coupler iris design. The results, combined with a thermal and stress analysis, show that the challenging problem of cavity cooling can be successfully solved. Fabrication of a demo 100-mA (at 35 MHz bunch repetition rate) photoinjector is underway. The design is scalable to higher average currents by increasing the electron bunch repetition rate, and provides a path to a MW-class FEL. This paper presents the cavity design and details of RF coupler modeling.  
TPPT004 A 175 MHz RFQ Design for IFMIF Project insertion, linac, quadrupole, simulation 904
  • S. Maebara, S. Moriyama, M.S. Sugimoto
    JAERI, Ibaraki-ken
  • M.S. Saigusa, Y. Saitou
    Ibaraki University, Electrical and Electronic Eng., Ibaraki
  International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility (IFMIF) is an accelerator-based neutron irradiation facility employing the D-Li stripping reaction, to produce the neutron field similar to the D-T Fusion reactor (2MW/m2,20 dpa/year for Fe). The required beam current of 250 mA is realized by two beam lines of 125mA, and the output energies at injector,RFQ and DTL were designed to be 0.1, 5 and 40 MeV,respectively. The operation frequency of 175MHz was selected to accelerate the large current of 125mA. After an intensive beam simulation, the RFQ with a total length of 12m was designed to keep the minimum emittance growth with the RF injection power of 2.3MW CW. For such a 175MHz RFQ, a design for RF input coupler with loop antenna and co-axial window, supplying RF power shared by 3 x 4 ports, was conducted by using the 3-D electromagnetic code of MW-Studio. In order to withstand the voltage exceeding 200kW CW per one loop antenna, the co-axial line of 4 1/16” diameter is necessary, and it is found that the electric field distortion factor less than 1% can be achieved in beam bore only by employing the 4-loop antenna configuration providing the same power for each quadrants.  
TPPT039 Installation and Testing for Commissioning of Normal Conducting RF Linac Segment in the SNS linac, SNS, resonance, klystron 2571
  • Y.W. Kang, A.V. Aleksandrov, D.E. Anderson, M.M. Champion, M. Champion, M.T. Crofford, C. Deibele, G.W. Dodson, R.E. Fuja, P.E. Gibson, P.A. Gurd, T.W. Hardek, G.A. Johnson, P. Ladd, H. Ma, M.P. McCarthy, M.F. Piller, J.Y. Tang, A.V. Vassioutchenko, D.C. Williams
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • J.A. Billen, J.T. Bradley, D. Rees, W. Roybal, J. Stovall, K.A. Young, L.M. Young
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) linac employs both normal conducting and superconducting linac cavities that will inject a 1.0 GeV proton beam into its accumulator ring. The normal conducting segment of this linac accelerates the beam to 185 MeV and employs one RFQ and six DTL cavities powered by seven 2.5 MW, 402.5 MHz klystrons and four CCL modules powered by four 5.0 MW, 805 MHz klystrons. Installation and RF conditioning of the RF equipment for normal conducting linac segment have been completed at ORNL with the support of LANL experts. After conditioning the accelerating structures, the linac has been successfully commissioned with beam. This paper reviews the experience in installation, RF conditioning, and commissioning of the normal conducting linac accelerating structures and RF subsystems. Checkout and operation of the RF systems and structures including conditioning procedure establishment and test results compared to the RF design specifications will be discussed.

SNS is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725 for the U.S. Department of Energy. SNS is a partnership of six national laboratories: Argonne, Brookhaven, Jefferson, Lawrence Berkeley, Los Alamos, and Oak Ridge.

TOPD001 SC Cyclotron and RIB Facilities in Kolkata cyclotron, ion, target, linac 89
  • B. Sinha, R.K. Bhandari, A. Chakrabarti
    DAE/VECC, Calcutta
  The superconducting cyclotron under construction at this Centre has bending limit (K-bend) of 520 and focusing limit (K-foc) of 160. It is being constructed, primarily, for nuclear physics experiments with heavy ion beams at intermediate energies. The 100-ton main magnet is currently in the commissioning phase with the main coil already at 4.2K temperature. Magnetic field measurements will be carried out over the next several months. All other systems of the cyclotron are in an advanced stage of fabrication or development. We plan to start assembly of the complete cyclotron around the end of 2005. In the phase-I of the project one beam line has been provided. Construction of three more beam lines and various experimental facilities for nuclear physics as well as irradiation experiments has also been funded and the work is well on its way. An ISOL type Radioactive Ion Beam (RIB) facility is being built with the existing K=130 room temperature cyclotron, VEC, as the primary beam source. In-beam RIB production as well as release measurements have been initiated using the VEC beam. The two-ion-source charge breeder consists of a surface ion source and a 6.4 GHz ECR source. The latter has been commissioned. A low beta RFQ to accelerate RIBs to 86 keV/u energy is being fabricated and the cold model tests completed. Design of first three linac tanks, for acceleration up to 400 keV/u, has been finalized and cold model for the first tank has been fabricated. In this talk status of both the projects will be presented.  
TOPD004 RIB Facility at VECC Kolkata–A Status Report target, linac, ion, ion-source 395
  • A. Chakrabarti, R.K. Bhandari
    DAE/VECC, Calcutta
  The status of the Radioactive Ion Beam (RIB) facility being built at VECC, Kolkata will be presented. The facility is being built around the existing K=130 cyclotron and will be installed in one of the existing experimental caves. The scheme is to use proton and alpha particles from the cyclotron on a thick production target placed inside an integrated surface ion-source. Radioactive ions with charge state q=1+ extracted from the target-ion-source are to be injected into an on-line ECRIS "charge breeder" for further ionization to q=n+. The 1keV/u, q/A=1/16, RIB of interest will be selected in an isotope separator downstream of the ECRIS and accelerated initially to about 86 keV/u in a Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ) linac and subsequently to about 400 keV/u in three IH-Linac tanks. Since RIB development is R&D intensive, it has been decided to build at first all the basic building blocks and to carry out simultaneously thick target R&D and release measurements using the existing He-jet ISOL facility. Future expansion for further upgradation of energy has been planned. The design of the facility and some recent results will be presented.  
WPAT012 Status and Test Results of HPRF System for PEFP klystron, proton, pick-up, ion-source 1288
  • K.T. Seol, Y.-S. Cho, H.-S. Kim, H.-J. Kwon, M.-Y. Park, Y.G. Song
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

The PEFP 20MeV proton accelerator is composed of 3MeV RFQ and 20MeV DTL and two sets of 1MW, 350MHz RF system are required for each accelerating structure. The high power RF system for 3MeV RFQ was already installed and operated to drive the RFQ. The klystron was tested up to 600kW itself and operated in pulse routinely. The HPRF system for 20MeV DTL which consists of 4 tanks was installed, and the RF test for 4 tanks has been carried out. The ridge-loaded power coupler was designed and installed to drive RFQ and DTL. In this paper, the status and test results of the RF system for 20MeV proton accelerator are discussed.

WPAT014 Sequence Control System of 1-MW CW Klystron for the PEFP klystron, power-supply, proton, ion 1401
  • B.R. Park, J. Choi, M.-H. Chun, Y.J. Han, M.H. Jeong, S.-C. Kim, J.S. Yang, I.H. Yu
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  Funding: Work support by the PEFP(Proton Engineering Frontier Project), Korea.

Sequence control system of 1-MW CW klystron for the PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project) has been developed in order to drive the 1-MW klystron amplifier. The system is able to control several power supplies and many environment conditions. The hardware of sequence control and the interlock system are based on the Allen-Bradley's SLC500 Program Logic Controller (PLC). Also the system can be controlled by a touch screen at local mode or Ethernet network with high level HMI at remote mode.

WPAT015 The Digital Feedback RF Control System of the RFQ and DTL1 for 100 MeV Proton Linac of PEFP feedback, proton, linac, resonance 1443
  • I.H. Yu, Y.J. Han, H.-S. Kang, D.T. Kim, S.-C. Kim, I.-S. Park, J.C. Yoon
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  • Y.-S. Cho, H.-J. Kwon, K.T. Seol
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: Work supported by the PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project), Korea

The 100 MeV Proton linear accelerator (Linac) for the PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project) will include 1 RFQ and 1 DTL1 at 350 MHz as well as 7 DTL2 cavities at 700 MHz. The low level RF system with the digital feedback RF control provides the field control to accelerate a 20mA proton beam from 50 keV to 20 MeV with a RFQ and a DTL1 at 350M Hz. The FPGA-based digital feedback RF control system has been built and is used to control cavity field amplitude within ± 1% and relative phase within ± 1°. The fast digital processing is networked to the EPICS-based control system with an embedded processor (Blackfin). In this paper, the detailed description of the digital feedback RF control system will be described with the performance test results.

WPAT061 Spallation Neutron Source High Power RF Installation and Commissioning Progress klystron, SNS, linac, Spallation-Neutron-Source 3520
  • M.P. McCarthy, D.E. Anderson, R.E. Fuja, P.A. Gurd, T.W. Hardek, Y.W. Kang
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • J.T. Bradley, D. Rees, W. Roybal, K.A. Young
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  Funding: SNS is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725 for the U.S. Department of Energy.

The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) linac will provide a 1 GeV proton beam for injection into the accumulator ring. In the normal conducting (NC) section of this linac, the Radio Frequency Quadupole (RFQ) and six drift tube linac (DTL) tanks are powered by seven 2.5 MW, 402.5 MHz klystrons and the four coupled cavity linac (CCL) cavities are powered by four 5.0 MW, 805 MHz klystrons. Eighty-one 550 kW, 805 MHz klystrons each drive a single cavity in the superconducting (SC) section of the linac. The high power radio frequency (HPRF) equipment was specified and procured by LANL and tested before delivery to ensure a smooth transition from installation to commissioning. Installation of RF equipment to support klystron operation in the 350-meter long klystron gallery started in June 2002. The final klystron was set in place in September 2004. Presently, all RF stations have been installed and high power testing has been completed. This paper reviews the progression of the installation and testing of the HPRF Systems.

WPAT062 The Spallation Neutron Source RF Reference System SNS, linac, Spallation-Neutron-Source, klystron 3573
  • M.F. Piller, M. Champion, M.T. Crofford, H. Ma
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • L.R. Doolittle
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  The Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) RF Reference System includes the master oscillator (MO), local oscillator(LO) distribution, and Reference RF distribution systems. Coherent low noise Reference RF signals provide the ability to control the phase relationships between the fields in the front-end and linear accelerator (linac) RF cavity structures. The SNS RF Reference System requirements, implementation details, and performance are discussed.  
WPAT068 Development of Low Level RF Control Systems for Superconducting Heavy Ion Linear Accelerators, Electron Synchrotrons and Storage Rings synchrotron, electron, booster, storage-ring
  • B. A. Aminov, A. Borisov, S. K. Kolesov, H. Piel
    CRE, Wuppertal
  • M. Pekeler, C. Piel
    ACCEL, Bergisch Gladbach
  Since 2001 ACCEL Instruments is supplying low level RF control systems together with turn key cavity systems. The early LLRF systems used the well established technology based on discrete analogue amplitude and phase detectors and modulators. Today analogue LLRF systems can make use of advanced vector demodulators and modulators combined with a fast computer controlled analogue feed back loop. Feed forward control is implemented to operate the RF cavity in an open loop mode or to compensate for predictable perturbations. The paper will introduce the general design philosophy and show how it can be adapted to different tasks as controlling a synchrotron booster nc RF system at 500 MHz, or superconducting storage ring RF cavities, as well as a linear accelerator at 176 MHz formed by a chain of individually driven and controlled superconducting λ/2 cavities.  
RPAP002 A CW RFQ Accelerator for Deuterons simulation, alignment, vacuum, injection 794
  • P. Fischer, A. Schempp
    IAP, Frankfurt-am-Main
  • J. Haeuser
    NTG Neue Technologien GmbH & Co KG, Gelnhausen
  Funding: BMBF

A four-rod RFQ accelerator is being built to accelerate deuterons from 20 keV to 3 MeV. At an operating frequency of 176 MHz the length is 3.8 m and the power consumption 250 kW, the beam current 5 mA. A special feature is the CW-mode operation. The status of the project and properties of the RFQ will be discussed.

RPAP004 Simulations for the Frankfurt Funneling Experiment simulation, beam-transport, ion, linac 901
  • J. Thibus, A. Schempp
    IAP, Frankfurt-am-Main
  Funding: BMBF

Beam simulations for the Frankfurt Funneling Experiment are done with RFQSim and FUSIONS. RFQSim is a particle dynamic program to compute macro particle bunches in the 6D phase space through a RFQ accelerator. Behind the RFQ the simulation software FUSIONS calculates both beam lines through a r.f. funneling deflector. To optimise beam transport of existing and new funneling deflector structures FUSIONS is presently being developed. The status of the development of FUSIONS and the results will be presented.

RPAP007 Alternating-Phase-Focused Linac with Interdigital H-Mode Structure for Medical Injectors linac, electromagnetic-fields, medical-accelerators, injection 1084
  • Y. Iwata, T. Fujisawa, T. Furukawa, S. H. Hojo, T. Honma, M. Kanazawa, N. M. Miyahara, T. Murakami, M. Muramatsu, K. Noda, H. Ogawa, M. Torikoshi, S. Yamada, K. Yamamoto
    NIRS, Chiba-shi
  • Y.F. Fujii, T. Mitsumoto, H. Tsutsui
    SHI, Tokyo
  • T. Fujimoto, H.O. Ogawa
    AEC, Chiba
  • V.V. Kapin
    MEPhI, Moscow
  Tumor therapy using Heavy Ion Medical Accelerator in Chiba (HIMAC) has been performed at National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS). With the successful clinical results over ten years, a project on developing compact accelerators has been started. To design these compact accelerators, a size of an injector as well as construction and operation costs plays an important role. To satisfy these requirements, we propose a compact injector consisting of a RFQ and Interdigital H-mode Drift-Tube-Linac (IH-DTL) having the resonant frequency of 200 MHz. The injector will accelerate carbon ion up to 4.0 AMeV. For the beam focusing of the IH-DTL, the method of Alternating-Phase-Focusing was employed. With the IH structure and rather high operating-frequency, the size of the cavities is compact; the radius is approximately 0.4 m, and the length of the RFQ and IH-DTL will be 2.5m and 3.5m respectively. The fabrication of the RFQ is in progress. For the IH-DTL, the full-scale model was fabricated. With the encouraging results of the electric field measurements, we are developing the final design of the IH-DTL. The fabrication of the entire injector will be completed at the end of 2005. The present status of our project will be shown.  
RPAT006 Design and Initial Tests of a Gas Scattering Energy Monitor in the PEFP RFQ and DTL scattering, proton, energy-calibration, linac 997
  • S.-H. Han, Y.-S. Cho
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

We have developed a gas scattering energy monitor to measure the energy spectrum of the proton beam at the end of 3MeV RFQ and 20MeV DTL for the low energy part of the PEFP(Proton Engineering Frontier Project). The energy monitor is comprised of a Xe scattering chamber, two collimators to reduce the beam intensity, and a surface barrier detector for measuring the proton energy. In order to measure the beam current simultaneously, a faraday cup is incorporated into the energy monitor. The calculated flux attenuation through the 0.2 mm diameter collimator is 3·10-4 and the energy loss is 28 keV. We report on design details and multiple gas scattering of proton beams in Xe gas by using a SRIM code.

ROPA003 Present Status of the J-PARC Control System linac, proton, synchrotron, power-supply 302
  • T. Katoh, K.  Furukawa, N. Kamikubota, H. Nakagawa, J.-I. Odagiri, G.S. Shen, Y. Takeuchi, N. Yamamoto, M. Yoshii
    KEK, Ibaraki
  • H. Sakaki, H. Sako, H. Takahashi, F. Tamura, H. Yoshikawa
    JAERI, Ibaraki-ken
  Construction of the J-PARC control system is in progress and the present status is reported. The control system is based on EPICS tool-kit used in KEKB and other accelerator control systems at KEK. The control hardware and network system for Linac and RCS(Rapid Cycling Synchrotron) have been installed and software is under development now. The operation of Linac is expected in next year. The test of the first part of the accelerator complex; e.g. ion source, RFQ and the first DTL(20 MeV) were done at KEK site. Development of various software such as device drivers for the new equipment, device support routines, and some application programs for operators were also developed.  
ROPC001 SNS Warm Linac Commissioning Results linac, SNS, quadrupole, emittance 97
  • A.V. Aleksandrov
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  Funding: SNS is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725 for the U.S. Department of Energy. SNS is a partnership of six national laboratories: Argonne, Brookhaven, Jefferson, Lawrence Berkeley, Los Alamos, and Oak Ridge.

The Spallation Neutron Source accelerator systems will deliver a 1.0 GeV, 1.4 MW proton beam to a liquid mercury target for neutron scattering research. The accelerator complex consists of an H- injector, capable of producing one-ms-long pulses at 60Hz repetition rate with 38 mA peak current, a 1 GeV linear accelerator, an accumulator ring and associated transport lines. The 2.5MeV beam from the Front End is accelerated to 86 MeV in the Drift Tube Linac, then to 185 MeV in a Coupled-Cavity Linac and finally to 1 GeV in the Superconducting Linac. The staged beam commissioning of the accelerator complex is proceeding as component installation progresses. The Front End, Drift Tube Linac and three of the four Coupled-Cavity Linac modules have been commissioned with beam at ORNL. Results and status of the beam commissioning program will be presented.

ROPC002 J-PARC Commissioning Results linac, injection, proton, synchrotron 220
  • K. Hasegawa
    JAERI, Ibaraki-ken
  The J-PARC (Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex)comprises a 400-MeV linac, a 3-GeV rapid-cycling synchrotron (RCS), a 50-GeV main ring synchrotron (MR) and experimental facilities. A peak current of 30 mA was accelerated up to 20 MeV of the DTL beam commissioning at the KEK site. The buildings and conventional facilities will be completed in succession in the Japanese Fiscal Year 2005, when the installation of the accelerator components will be actually started at Tokai site. The beam commissioning of the 181 MeV linac will be started in September, 2006, followed by the RCS and MR beam commissioning. To achieve the high beam power with low beam loss, the J-PARC accelerators are based on many newly developed technologies; pi-mode stabilizing loops in the RFQ, RF choppers in the medium energy beam transport, magnetic alloy loaded RF cavities in the synchrotrons, etc. The recent results of the developments of these new technologies, the present construction status and the commissioning schedule will be presented.  
ROPC005 RIA Post Accelerator Design ion, linac, emittance, acceleration 425
  • S.O. Schriber
    NSCL, East Lansing, Michigan
  Overall design of the post accelerator for the RIA project is described with emphasis on performance for different ion beams. Characteristics for beams from A=10 to A=240 will be provided with an estimate of output intensities. The rational for selection of different accelerating structures, both for the normal conducting and for the superconducting types, will be provided for a system design that accelerates beams to at least 10 MeV/u.  
ROPC007 Status of the Proton Engineering Frontier Project proton, linac, klystron, beam-transport 576
  • B.H. Choi
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

The Proton Engineering Frontier Project (PEFP) approved and launched by the Korean government in July 2002 includes a 100MeV proton linear accelerator development and a program for its utilization. The first phase of the project, running from 2002 to 2005, was the design of a 100MeV proton linear accelerator and a part of development to 20 MeV. This consists of a 50 keV proton injector, a 3 MeV radio frequency quadrupole (RFQ), and a 20MeV drift tube linac (DTL). The 50 keV injector and the 3 MeV RFQ has been installed and tested, and the 20 MeV DTL is being assembled and tuned for beam tests. At the same time, the utilization programs using the proton beam have been planned, and some are now under way. The status and progress of the project are reported in detail.

ROPC010 Testing, Installation, Commissioning and First Operation of the ISIS RFQ Pre-Injector Upgrade linac, vacuum, emittance, quadrupole 695
  • A.P. Letchford, D.C. Faircloth, D.J.S. Findlay, M. Perkins, A.F. Stevens, M. Whitehead
    CCLRC/RAL/ISIS, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon
  Situated at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (Oxon., UK), ISIS is currently the world's most intense pulse spallation neutron source, delivering 160 kW of 800 MeV protons to a tungsten target at 50 Hz. A major facility upgrade programme involves the construction of a second, 10 Hz target and an increase in the total beam power of up to 50% (i.e. up to 240 kW). To achieve the planned increase in average beam current to 300 μA whilst maintaining the current manageable levels of beam loss, four 2nd harmonic RF cavities have been installed in the synchrotron and the ageing Cockroft-Walton pre-injector in the linac has been replaced with a 665 keV, 202.5 MHz, 4-rod RFQ. This paper describes the extensive testing, installation, commissioning and successful initial operation of the RFQ pre-injector upgrade.  
FPAE028 Design of the High Intensity Exotic Beams SPIRAL 2 Project linac, ion, quadrupole, beam-losses 2044
  • A. Mosnier
    CEA/DSM/DAPNIA, Gif-sur-Yvette
  • M.H. Moscatello
    GANIL, Caen
  The SPIRAL 2 facility will be able to deliver stable heavy ion beams and deuteron beams at very high intensity, allowing to produce and accelerate light and heavy rare ion beams. The driver will accelerate a 5 mA deuteron beam up to 20 MeV/u and also q/A=1/3 heavy ions up to 14.5 MeV/u. The injector consist of the ion sources, a 4-vane RFQ and the low and medium beam transfer lines. It is followed by an independently phased superconducting linac with compact cryostats separated with warm focusing sections. The overall design and results of simulations with combined errors, the results of tests of prototypes for the most critical components are presented.  
FPAE037 SPIRAL 2 RFQ Prototype First Tests vacuum, pick-up, acceleration, ion 2488
  • R. Ferdinand, G. Congretel, A. Curtoni, O. Delferriere, A. France, D. Leboeuf, J. Thinel, J.-C. Toussaint
    CEA/DSM/DAPNIA, Gif-sur-Yvette
  • A.C. Caruso
    INFN/LNS, Catania
  • M. Di Giacomo
    GANIL, Caen
  The SPIRAL2 RFQ is designed to accelerate at 88MHz two kinds of charge-over-mass ratio, Q/A, particles. The proposed injector can accelerate a 5 mA deuteron beam (Q/A=1/2) or a 1 mA particles beam with q/A=1/3 up to 0.75 MeV/A. It is a CW machine which has to show stable operation, provide the request availability, have the minimum losses in order to minimize the activation constraints and show the best quality/cost ratio. The prototype of this 4-vane RFQ has been built and tested. It allowed to verify the mechanical assembly concept (RFQ without any brazing step). The full power was easily injected in the cavity, with no concerns for the RF joints. The paper describes the different achievements.  
FPAE042 Beam Commissioning of the Superconducting RFQs of the New LNL Injector PIAVE ion, linac, emittance, simulation 2696
  • A. Pisent, G. Bisoffi, D. Carlucci, M. Cavenago, F. Chiurlotto, M. Comunian, E. Fagotti, A. Galatà, M. Poggi, A.M. Porcellato, M. Sattin
    INFN/LNL, Legnaro, Padova
  • T. Kulevoy
    ITEP, Moscow
  PIAVE is the new injector of the LNL superconducting heavy ion linac ALPI; the injector is able to accelerate ions up to U (Q/q=8.5) with a final energy of more than 1 MeV/u. During the last two months of 2004 the superconducting RFQ, composed by two Nb structures operating at 80 MHz, has been commissioned using the O+3 and Xe+18 beams produced by the ECRIS ALICE. The beam has been accelerated up to 587 keV/u reaching the main design parameters (energy, longitudinal and transverse emittance, transmission) and demonstrating a stable and reproducible operation. This is the first operational beam accelerated by a superconducting RFQ.  
FPAE044 Test Results of the PEFP 3MeV RFQ Upgrade proton, klystron, coupling, dipole 2842
  • Y.-S. Cho, S.-H. Han, J.-H. Jang, H.-S. Kim, Y.-H. Kim, H.-J. Kwon, M.-Y. Park, K.T. Seol
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

A 3MeV RFQ upgrade for 100MeV proton accelerator has been fabricated at PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project). The tuning of the cavity was carried out before and after the brazing to meet the condition that the quadrupole field profile is within 1% of design value and dipole component is less than 1% of quadrupole one. The ancillary system such as high power RF including klystron power supply and cooling system were already tested up to operating level. Therefore, the main issues of the tests were cavity conditioning up to full power level and low duty beam test. After the completion of the beam test of RFQ itself, the 20MeV DTL which has been tested independently will be carried out. In this paper, the test results of the PEFP 3MeV RFQ upgrade including high power conditioning and low duty beam acceleration are presented.

FPAE045 Design of the PEFP MEBT proton, quadrupole, linac, extraction 2881
  • J.-H. Jang, Y.-S. Cho, Y.-H. Kim, H.-J. Kwon
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

A MEBT system of the PEFP(Proton Engineering Frontier Project) has to be installed after the 20MeV DTL where the beam will be supplied to the user group through a beam extraction system. Until now we don't have a plan to put in some matching devices between the RFQ and 20MeV DTL except using the four quadrupole magnets in the first DTL tank as transverse matching tools. The MEBT plays the key role to match the 20MeV output beam into the next accelerator in the longitudinal direction as well as transverse one. This report shows the basic concept and the design status of the system.

FPAE048 Fabrication of the PEFP 3MeV RFQ Upgrade proton, vacuum, quadrupole, coupling 3010
  • H.-J. Kwon, Y.-S. Cho, J.-H. Jang, H.-S. Kim, Y.-H. Kim
    KAERI, Daejon
  Funding: This work is supported by the 21C Frontier R&D program in the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Korean government.

A 100MeV proton accelerator has been developed at PEFP (Proton Engineering Frontier Project) as a 21C Frontier Project. The goal of the first stage of the project is to develop a 20MeV accelerator. The 20MeV accelerator consists of ion source, LEBT, 3MeV RFQ and 20MeV DTL. The 3MeV RFQ was already installed and being tested. During preliminary test, some problems, such as the resonant frequency and field profile tuning, sharp edge in the vane end, inadequate RF seals have been found out. Therefore, it was decided to fabricate another RFQ. The RFQ upgrade includes some characteristics such as constant voltage profile, adoption of transition cell which are different from present one. In this paper, the fabrication of the PEFP 3MeV RFQ upgrade are presented.

FPAE051 Performance of a CW RFQ Injector for the IUCF Cyclotron cyclotron, proton, ion-source, ion 3179
  • V.P. Derenchuk, V. Anferov, G.W. East, D. Friesel, W.P. Jones
    IUCF, Bloomington, Indiana
  • R.W. Hamm
    AccSys, Pleasanton, California
  • J.W.  Staples
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  Funding: The State of Indiana, Indiana University, and the DOE (Grant No DE-FG-02000ER62966) supported this work.

A 750 keV RFQ proton pre-injector was installed in place of a 600 keV Cockroft-Walton high voltage terminal for the IUCF k220 Cyclotron.* The pre-injector consists of a 20 keV microwave ion source and LEBT, a unique design 750 keV CW RFQ, and a short transfer beam line to the k15 injector cyclotron center region.** This pre-injector system was installed and commissioned in June of 2003 and is now in routine service as the sole injection system to the cyclotrons. This contribution will discuss the performance of the CW RFQ pre-injector and the transmission properties of the beam through the cyclotrons.

*D.L.Friesel, et al., App. of Acc. in Res. and Ind., eds. J.L. Duggan and I.L. Morgan, Denton, 651(2000). **V.P. Derenchuk, et al., 2003 Particle Accelerator Conference, Portland, OR, (2003), edited by A. Jackson and E. Lee.

FPAE052 The LENS 7 MeV, 10 mA Proton Linac proton, target, linac, ion 3200
  • V.P. Derenchuk, D.V. Baxter, A. Bogdanov, W.P. Jones, T. Rinckel, K. A. Solberg
    IUCF, Bloomington, Indiana
  Funding: This work has been supported by the National Science Foundation under grants DMR-0220560, and DMR-0320627, by the Indiana 21st Century Science and Technology Fund, and by the Department of Defense.

The Indiana University Cyclotron Facility (IUCF) has constructed and placed in operation a Low Energy Neutron Source (LENS) using a 10 mA, 7 MeV proton beam incident on a beryllium target. The proton delivery system (PDS) consists of a 25 keV proton injector, an AccSys Technology, Inc. PL7 Linac* and a beam transport line with non-linear beam spreading.** The accelerator and beamline equipment used in this construction are refurbished and upgraded components from the IUCF CIS/Cooler synchrotron*** facility. After commissioning the beam current at 7 MeV will be 10 mA with a pulse width of up to 300 μs and > 1% duty factor. The PDS was constructed and commissioning started in 2004. First operating results will be described.

*D.L. Friesel and W. Hunt, Linac98, pp61-63. **W.P. Jones, et. al., "Non-Linear Beam Transport System for the LENS 7 MeV Proton Beam," this proceedings. ***D.L. Friesel, et. al., EPAC2000, pp. 539-541.

FPAE053 Isobar Suppression by Photodetachment in a Gas-Filled RF Quadrupole Ion Guide ion, laser, quadrupole, photon 3250
  • Y. Liu, J.R. Beene, C.C. Havener, J. F. Liang
    ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • A.C. Havener
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
  Funding: Managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, for the U.S. DOE under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725. Co-author Aaron Havener was under a U.S. DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship.

A novel method is described for selective suppression of isobar contaminants in negative radioactive ion beams. Negative ion beams extracted from an ion source were decelerated to low energies and injected into a gas-filled radio-frequency quadrupole (RFQ) ion guide where the ions were cooled and unwanted ions were selectively removed by non-resonant photodetachment with photons of sufficient energy. Simulation studies show that the laser-ion interaction time in a 40 cm long RFQ ion guide can be on the order of milliseconds, thus, high efficiency photodetachment is possible with commercially available CW lasers. There are a number of adjacent-Z species whose negative ions are such that photodetachment can be used to suppress the unwanted negative ion species while leaving the species of interest intact. Examples of particular interest include suppressing the 56Co- component in a mixed 56Ni- + 56Co- beam and the 17O- component in a mixed 17O- + 17F- beam. In a proof–of-principle experiment a CW Nd:YAG laser at 1064 nm wavelength was used to selectively remove Co- ions in the (Ni, Co) pair. With laser power on the order of 3 W, 95% of Co- beams were suppressed while only 10% of Ni- beams were neutralized in a He-filled RFQ guide.

FPAE054 Front End Design of a Multi-GeV H-minus Linac focusing, linac, lattice, emittance 3286
  • P.N. Ostroumov, K.W. Shepard
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  • G.W. Foster, I.G. Gonin, G. Romanov
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  Funding: This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contracts No. W-31-109-ENG-38 and DE-AC02-76CH03000.

The proposed 8-GeV driver at FNAL is based on ~480 independently phased SC resonators. Significant cost saving is expected by using an rf power fan out from high-power klystrons to multiple cavities. Successful development of superconducting (SC) multi-spoke resonators operating at ~345-350 MHz provides a strong basis for their application in the front end of multi-GeV linear accelerators. Such a front-end operating at 325 MHz would enable direct transition to high-gradient 1300 MHz SC TESLA-style cavities at ~400 MeV. The proposed front end consists of 5 sections: a conventional RFQ, room-temperature (RT) cross-bar H-type (CH) cavities, single-, double- and triple-spoke superconducting resonators. For several reasons which are discussed in this paper there is a large advantage in using independently phased RT CH-cavities between the RFQ and SC sections in the energy range 3-15 MeV.

FPAE055 Heavy-Ion Beam Dynamics in the RIA Post-Accelerator linac, focusing, emittance, ion 3301
  • P.N. Ostroumov, V.N. Aseev
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  • A. Kolomiets
    ITEP, Moscow
  Funding: This work was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics, under Contract No. W-31-109-ENG-38.

The RIB linac includes two strippers for the heaviest ions and three main sections: a room temperature injector up to an energy of ~100 keV/u, a superconducting (SC) linac for ions with charge-to-mass ratio 1/66 or more up to an energy of ~1 MeV and a higher energy SC linac to produce 10 MeV/u beams up to the mass of uranium. The RIA post-accelerator is a complex system designed for acceleration singly-charged ions before the stripper and includes many different accelerating and focusing structures operating both at room and cryogenic temperatures. Extensive accelerator design studies and end-to-end beam dynamics simulations have been performed to minimize the cost of the linac while providing high-quality and high-intensity radioactive beams. Specifically, we have found that cost-effective acceleration can be provided by several hybrid RFQs in the front end. The hybrid RFQs have been proposed and developed for acceleration of low-velocity heavy ions.* For the beam focusing in the second section it is appropriate to use electrostatic lenses and SC quadrupoles inside common cryostats with the resonators. The electrostatic lenses are most effective in the first cryostat of the SC linac.

*P.N. Ostroumov and A.A. Kolomiets. Proc. of the PAC-2001, Chicago, IL, June 18-22, 2001, p. 4077.

FPAT050 Improvement RF Control System for the 20 Mev Proton Linac of PEFP proton, feedback, radio-frequency, linac 3100
  • J.C. Yoon, J. Choi, H.-S. Kang, J.-W. Lee
    PAL, Pohang, Kyungbuk
  Funding: EPICS, Control, LLRF.

This paper presents the RF control system for Korea Multi-purpose Accelerator Complex (KOMAC). KAERI (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) has been performing the project named KOMAC. As the 3nd phase of the project, 20MeV proton accelerating structure is under development. The new design is based on the use of VME based Multi-function modules connected to the specific low level RF Controllers(LLRF) via distributed I/O modules and Serial communication modules. The control system was based on EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) from the end of 2004. Installation and commissioning of the RF module is scheduled on 2005. Control system to integrated the RF System to the KOMAC control system is implemented. Hardware, software and various applications are upgrade to support the operation of RF Control system. In this paper, We describe control structure and scheme of the current RF Control System and upgraded one.

FPAT088 Advanced Beam-Dynamics Simulation Tools for RIA linac, simulation, beam-losses, acceleration 4218
  • R.W. Garnett, J.A. Billen, T.P. Wangler
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • K.R. Crandall
    TechSource, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • P.N. Ostroumov
    ANL, Argonne, Illinois
  • J. Qiang, R.D. Ryne
    LBNL, Berkeley, California
  • R.C. York, Q. Zhao
    NSCL, East Lansing, Michigan
  Funding: U.S. Department of Energy Contract W-7405-ENG-36.

We are developing multuparticle beam-dynamics simulation codes for RIA driver linac simulations extending from the low-energy beam transport line to the end of the linac. These codes run on the NERSC parallel supercomputing platforms at LBNL, which allow us to run simulations with large numbers of macroparticles. The codes have physics capabilities needed for RIA, including transport and acceleration of multiple-charge-state beams, beam-line elements such as high-voltage platforms within the linac, interdigital accelerating structures, charge-stripper foils, and capabilities for handling the effects of machine errors and other off-normal conditions. In this paper we present the status of the work, describe some recent additions to the codes, and show preliminary end-to-end simulation results for a representative driver-linac design.

FOAB009 The Frankfurt Funneling Experiment ion, emittance, linac, ion-source 677
  • H. Zimmermann, U. Bartz, D. Ficek, P. Fischer, N. Mueller, A. Schempp, J. Thibus, M. Vossberg
    IAP, Frankfurt-am-Main
  Funding: BMBF

Funneling is a technique to multiply beam currents of rf-accelerators in several stages at low energies to prevent problems with space charge. The Frankfurt Funneling Experiment is a prototype of such a stage. Two beams accelerated in a Two-Beam RFQ are combined to one beam axis with a funneling deflector. The last part of the RFQ electrodes of our Two-Beam RFQ has been replaced to achieve a 3d focus of both beams at the beam crossing point behind the RFQ in the center of the deflector. A newly designed multi cell funneling deflector and first results of the new experimental set-up will be presented.