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2018-12-14
15:55
Future Circular Collider : Conceptual design report Vol. 4
The High-Energy LHC (HE-LHC)
/ Zimmermann, Frank (CERN) ; Benedikt, Michael (CERN) ; Capeans Garrido, Mar (CERN) ; Cerutti, Francesco (CERN) ; Goddard, Brennan (CERN) ; Gutleber, Johannes (CERN) ; Jimenez, Jose Miguel (CERN) ; Mangano, Michelangelo (CERN) ; Mertens, Volker (CERN) ; Osborne, John Andrew (CERN) et al.
Particle physics has arrived at an important moment of its history. The discovery of the Higgs boson, with a mass of 125 GeV, completes the matrix of particles and interactions that has constituted the “Standard Model” for several decades. [...]
CERN-ACC-2018-0059.- Geneva : CERN, 2018 - Published in : (2019) Fulltext: PDF;

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2018-12-14
15:45
Future Circular Collider : Conceptual design report Vol. 3
The Hadron Collider (FCC-hh)
/ Benedikt, Michael (CERN) ; Capeans Garrido, Mar (CERN) ; Cerutti, Francesco (CERN) ; Goddard, Brennan (CERN) ; Gutleber, Johannes (CERN) ; Jimenez, Jose Miguel (CERN) ; Mangano, Michelangelo (CERN) ; Mertens, Volker (CERN) ; Osborne, John Andrew (CERN) ; Otto, Thomas (CERN) et al.
Particle physics has arrived at an important moment of its history. The discovery of the Higgs boson, with a mass of 125 GeV, completes the matrix of particles and interactions that has constituted the “Standard Model” for several decades. [...]
CERN-ACC-2018-0058.- Geneva : CERN, 2018 - Published in : (2019) Fulltext: PDF;

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2018-12-12
09:40
Enhanced Bunch Monitoring by Interferometric Electro-Optic Methods / Gibson, Stephen (Royal Holloway, U. of London ; JAI, UK) ; Arteche, Alberto (Royal Holloway, U. of London) ; Bashforth, Sophie (JAI, UK) ; Bosco, Alessio (Royal Holloway, U. of London ; JAI, UK) ; Krupa, Michal (CERN) ; Lefèvre, Thibaut (CERN)
A prototype Electro-Optic Beam Position Monitor has been installed for tests* in the CERN SPS to develop the concept for high-bandwidth (6-12GHz) monitoring of crabbed-bunch rotation and intra-bunch instabilities at the High Luminosity LHC**. The technique relies on the ultrafast response of birefringent MgO:LiNO3 crystals to optically measure the intra-bunch transverse displacement of a passing relativistic bunch. [...]
2018 - 4 p. - Published in : 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2018-WEPAL073 Fulltext: PDF;
In : 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 29 Apr - 4 May 2018, pp.WEPAL073

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2018-12-12
09:39
The AWAKE Electron Spectrometer / Keeble, Fearghus (University Coll. London) ; Cascella, Michele (University Coll. London) ; Chappell, James (University Coll. London) ; Deacon, Lawrence (University Coll. London) ; Gorgisyan, Ishkhan (CERN) ; Jolly, Simon (University Coll. London) ; Mazzoni, Stefano (CERN) ; Penna, Paolo (European Southern Observ.) ; Quattri, Marco (European Southern Observ.) ; Wing, Matthew (University Coll. London)
The AWAKE experiment at CERN aims to use a proton driven plasma wakefield to accelerate electrons from 10–20 MeV up to GeV energies in a 10 m plasma cell. We present the design of the magnetic spectrometer which will measure the electron energy distribution. [...]
2018 - 4 p. - Published in : 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2018-THPML118 Fulltext: PDF;
In : 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 29 Apr - 4 May 2018, pp.THPML118

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2018-12-10
18:53
Improving the slow extraction efficiency of the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron / Brunner, Kristof
In the last few decades, the use of particle accelerators became widespread not only in different fields of physics (eg [...]
CERN-THESIS-2018-278 - 47 p.

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2018-12-10
17:02
SPS Operation and Future Proton Sharing scenarios for the SHiP experiment at the BDF facility / Bartosik, Hannes (CERN) ; Arduini, Gianluigi (CERN) ; Fraser, Matthew Alexander (CERN) ; Gatignon, Lau (CERN) ; Goddard, Brennan (CERN) ; Jacobsson, Richard (CERN) ; Kain, Verena (CERN) ; Koukovini Platia, Eirini (CERN)
The Search for Hidden Particles (SHiP) experiment aims at acquiring a total of 4e19 protons on target (PoT) per year. [...]
CERN-ACC-NOTE-2018-0082.
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2018-12-06
15:27
The report of the Conventional Beams Working Group to the Physics Beyond Collider Study and to the European Strategy for Particle Physics / Gatignon, Lau (CERN)
This document summarises the main conclusions of the Conventional Beams Working group, which has analysed the beam related and technical requirements and requests in the proposals to the Physics Beyond Colliders study for the North Area at the CERN SPS. We present results from studies on feasibility, requirements, compatibility between proposals and, where possible, the order of magnitude of the costs. [...]
CERN-PBC-Notes-2018-005.- Geneva : CERN, 2018 Fulltext: PDF;

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2018-12-05
17:48
REDTOP DISCUSSIONS IN THE CONVENTIONAL BEAMS WORKING GROUP / Gatignon, Lau (CERN)
In an EN-EA internal meeting of the Conventional Beams WG on February 19th Reyes Alemany Fernandez presented a preliminary study (together with Brennan Goddard) on possibilities for REDTOP at LEIR. The slides are attached. [...]
CERN-PBC-Notes-2018-004.- Geneva : CERN, 2018 - 3. Fulltext: DOCX;

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2018-12-05
06:11
Identification and Removal of SPS Aperture Limitations / Kain, Verena (CERN) ; Alemany-Fernández, Reyes (CERN) ; Bartosik, Hannes (CERN) ; Cettour Cave, Stephane (CERN) ; Cornelis, Karel (CERN) ; Cruikshank, Paul (CERN) ; Ferreira Somoza, Jose (CERN) ; Goddard, Brennan (CERN) ; Pasquino, Chiara (CERN)
The CERN SPS (Super Proton Synchrotron) serves as LHC injector and provides beam for the North Area fixed target experiments. Since the 2016 run automated local aperture scans have been performed with the main focus on the vertical plane where limitations typically arise due to the flat vacuum chambers in most SPS elements. [...]
2018 - 4 p. - Published in : 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2018-TUPAF021 Fulltext: PDF;
In : 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 29 Apr - 4 May 2018, pp.TUPAF021

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2018-12-05
06:10
Upgrade of the CERN SPS Beam Position Measurement System / Wendt, Manfred (CERN) ; Barros Marin, Manoel (CERN) ; Boccardi, Andrea (CERN) ; Bogey, Thierry (CERN) ; Degl'Innocenti, Irene (CERN) ; Kain, Verena (CERN) ; Moran Guizan, Carla (CERN) ; Topaloudis, Athanasios (CERN)
The CERN Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) is a fast cycling hadron accelerator delivering protons with momenta of up to 450 GeV/c for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), fixed target experiments and other users such as the AWAKE plasma acceleration experiment, and also used to accelerate heavy ions. This paper presents the upgrade initiative for the SPS beam position measurement system in the frame of the CERN LHC Injector Upgrade (LIU) project. [...]
2018 - 4 p. - Published in : 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2018-WEPAF085 Fulltext: PDF;
In : 9th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Vancouver, Canada, 29 Apr - 4 May 2018, pp.WEPAF085

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