publication . Article . Preprint . 2019

First demonstration of ionization cooling by the muon ionization cooling experiment

Bogomilov, M; Tsenov, R; Vankova-Kirilova, G; Song, YP; Tang, JY; Li, ZH; Bertoni, R; Bonesini, M; Chignoli, F; Mazza, R; ...
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  • Published: 19 Jul 2019
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
High-brightness muon beams of energy comparable to those produced by state-of-the-art electron, proton and ion accelerators have yet to be realised. Such beams have the potential to carry the search for new phenomena in lepton-antilepton collisions to extremely high energy and also to provide uniquely well-characterised neutrino beams. A muon beam may be created through the decay of pions produced in the interaction of a proton beam with a target. To produce a high-brightness beam from such a source requires that the phase space volume occupied by the muons be reduced (cooled). Ionization cooling is the novel technique by which it is proposed to cool the beam. T...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Atomic PhysicsHigh Energy Physics::Experiment
free text keywords: Physics - Accelerator Physics, High Energy Physics - Experiment
Funded by
EC| TIARA
Project
TIARA
Test Infrastructure and Accelerator Research Area
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 261905
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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EC| AIDA
Project
AIDA
Advanced European Infrastructures for Detectors at Accelerators
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 262025
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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