publication . Article . 2011

East Area Irradiation Test Facility: Preliminary FLUKA calculations

Lebbos, E; Brugger, M; Calviani, M; Gatignon, L; Glaser, M; Moll, M;
Open Access English
  • Published: 26 Sep 2011
Abstract
In the framework of the Radiation to Electronics (R2E) mitigation project, the testing of electronic equipment in a radiation field similar to the one occurring in the LHC tunnel and shielded areas to study its sensitivity to single even upsets (SEU) is one of the main topics. Adequate irradiation test facilities are therefore required, and one installation is under consideration in the framework of the PS East area renovation activity. FLUKA Monte Carlo calculations were performed in order to estimate the radiation field which could be obtained in a mixed field facility using the slowly extracted 24 GeV/c proton beam from the PS. The prompt ambient dose equival...
Subjects
free text keywords: Accelerators and Storage Rings, Improvement and equipment of irradiation and test beam lines [8], Upgrade of PS proton and mixed-field irradiation facilities at CERN [8.3]
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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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