Suppression of transverse beam breakup modes in an induction accelerator by gas focusing [electronic resource].
- Livermore, Calif. : Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, 1980.
Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
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- Pages: 26 : digital, PDF file
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- Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
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- The effect of beam-generated positive ions on the beam-breakup instability in linear electron accelerators is calculated using simple models. The strongly nonlinear dependence of the ion focusing force on radius makes a complete suppression of the mode growth possible, in contrast to solenoidal focusing. The predicted gas pressures for significant stabilization of the mode growth in a machine configuration like ATA is relatively low (10/sup -5/ to 10/sup -4/ torr), even for high-Q modes.
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- E 1.99:ucid-18633
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