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RIS citation export for FRXGBD1: Reliability and Availability of Particle Accelerators: Concepts, Lessons, Strategy

AU  - Apollonio, A.
AU  - Ponce, L.
AU  - Rey Orozko, O.
AU  - Schmidt, R.
AU  - Siemko, A.P.
AU  - Todd, B.
AU  - Uythoven, J.A.
AU  - Verweij, A.P.
AU  - Wollmann, D.
AU  - Zerlauth, M.
ED  - Koscielniak, Shane
ED  - Satogata, Todd
ED  - Schaa, Volker RW
ED  - Thomson, Jana
TI  - Reliability and Availability of Particle Accelerators: Concepts, Lessons, Strategy
J2  - Proc. of IPAC2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 29 April-04 May 2018
CY  - Vancouver, BC, Canada
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 9
LA  - english
AB  - This paper will present the results and latest status of an extensive effort to analyse and improve the reliability and availability of the LHC. After the introduction of basic concepts and definitions, the paper reviews the performance of the LHC in 2015-2017. A direct comparison of the luminosity production years 2016 and 2017 is presented, with a focus on the main differences in the observed failure modes. Based on the lessons learnt in this time window, expectations for the performance during future LHC runs are discussed. In particular, the thought process for the evaluation of the possible full energy exploitation of the LHC is described, considering relevant factors such as the expected availability loss and the risk associated to magnet training.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 5014
EP  - 5018
KW  - operation
KW  - luminosity
KW  - collider
KW  - beam-losses
KW  - kicker
DA  - 2018/06
PY  - 2018
SN  - 978-3-95450-184-7
DO  - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2018-FRXGBD1
UR  - http://jacow.org/ipac2018/papers/frxgbd1.pdf
ER  -