publication . Article . 2014

Studies of Machine Protections for Fast Crab Cavity Failures in the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider

Yee Rendon, Bruce;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: CINVESTAV, IPN
Abstract
Crab Cavities (CCs) play a main role in the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC) project for increasing the luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Their successful installation at KEKB accelerator allowed reaching a peak luminosity of 2.1x10^34/cm^2/s. However, CCs have exhibited abrupt changes of phase and voltage during a time period of the order of a few LHC turns. If similar scenarios take place in the HL-LHC, considering the significant stored energy in the beam, CC failures represent a serious threat in regard to LHC machine protection. This thesis presents and discusses the effect of CC voltage or phase changes on a time interval similar...
Subjects
arXiv: Physics::Accelerator PhysicsPhysics::Instrumentation and Detectors
free text keywords: Accelerators and Storage Rings, Extreme Beams (XBEAM) [5], Extreme colliders (XCOL) [5.2]
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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