publication . Article . Other literature type . 2018

Thermostructural characterization and structural elastic property optimization of novel high luminosity LHC collimation materials at CERN

Pierluigi Mollicone; Michael Guinchard; M. Borg; G. Arnau Izquierdo; Nicholas Sammut; Alessandro Bertarelli; P. Gradassi; Federico Carra; O. Sacristan-de-Frutos; J Guardia-Valenzuela;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Country: Malta
Abstract
The CERN Large Hadron Collider is currently being upgraded to operate at a stored beam energy of 680 MJ through the High Luminosity upgrade. The LHC performance is dependent on the functionality of beam collimation systems, essential for safe beam cleaning and machine protection. A dedicated beam experiment at the CERN High Radiation to Materials facility is created under the HRMT-23 experimental campaign. This experiment investigates the behavior of three collimation jaws having novel composite absorbers made of copper diamond, molybdenum carbide graphite, and carbon fiber carbon, experiencing accidental scenarios involving the direct beam impact on the materia...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Instrumentation and Detectors
free text keywords: Colliders (Nuclear physics), Hadron colliders, Collimators (Optical instrument), Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798, Accelerators and Storage Rings, Large Hadron Collider, Collimated light, Luminosity, Nuclear physics, Elasticity (economics), Materials science
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Funded by
EC| EUCARD-2
Project
EUCARD-2
Enhanced European Coordination for Accelerator Research & Development
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 312453
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP4 | INFRA
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