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Recent Results from the Study of Emittance Evolution in MICE

Christopher Hunt;
Open Access
  • Published: 09 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Sissa Medialab
Abstract
The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) has measured the evolution of emittance due to ionization energy loss. Muons were focused onto an absorber using a large aperture solenoid. Lithium-hydride and liquid hydrogen- absorbers have been studied. Diagnostic devices were placed upstream and downstream of the focus, enabling the phase- space coordinates of individual muons to be reconstructed. By observing the properties of ensembles of muons, the change in beam emittance was measured. Data taken during 2016 and 2017 are currently under study to evaluate the change in emittance due to the absorber for muon beams with various initial emittance, momenta, and se...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Instrumentation and Detectors
free text keywords: Physics - Accelerator Physics, Accelerator Physics, 03 Novel Particle Sources and Acceleration Technologies, A09 Muon Accelerators and Neutrino Factories, Ionization cooling, Magnetic lattice, Lithium hydride, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Beam (structure), Thermal emittance, Solenoid, Beam emittance, Magnet, Materials science, Atomic physics
Funded by
EC| TIARA
Project
TIARA
Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 261905
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
,
EC| AIDA
Project
AIDA
Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262025
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
Communities
EGI FederationEGI virtual organizations: mice

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