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Franck, A. R.

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MOPAS005 System Overview for the Multi-element Corrector Magnets and Controls for the Fermilab Booster 449
  • C. C. Drennan, M. Ball, A. R. Franck, D. J. Harding, P. A. Kasley, G. E. Krafczyk, M. J. Kucera, J. R. Lackey, D. McArthur, J. R. Misek, W. Pellico, E. Prebys, A. K. Triplett, D. Wolff
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois
  Funding: Work supported by the U. S. Department of Energy

To better control the beam position, tune, and chromaticity in the Fermilab Booster synchrotron, a new package of six corrector elements has been designed, incorporating both normal and skew orientations of dipole, quadrupole, and sextupole magnets. The devices are under construction and will be installation in 48 locations in the Booster accelerator. Each of these 288 corrector magnets will be individually powered. Each of the magnets will be individually controlled using operator programmed current ramps designed specifically for the each type of Booster acceleration cycle. This paper provides an overview of the corrector magnet installation in the accelerator enclosure, power and sensor interconnections, specifications for the switch-mode power supplies, rack and equipment layouts, controls and interlock electronics, and the features of the operator interface for programming the current ramps and adjusting the timing of the system triggers.