Author: Bodenstein, R.M.
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MOPML010 Challenges and Status of Tuning Simulations for CLIC Traditional Beam Delivery System 412
  • R.M. Bodenstein, P. Burrows
    JAI, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • E. Marín
    CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
  The beam delivery system (BDS) for the 3 TeV version of the Compact Linear Collider (CLIC) has two main design types. One type is referred to as the local scheme, as it is approximately one kilometer shorter and corrects the chromaticity in both planes. The other type is referred to as the traditional scheme, and separates the chromaticity correction of each plane into different areas. The expectation early in the studies was that the traditional scheme would be easier to tune. This work will address the problems experienced in tuning simulations for the traditional BDS and describe the current state of these simulations.  
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TUZGBD5 Performance of Nanometre-Level Resolution Cavity Beam Position Monitors at ATF2 1212
  • T. Bromwich, D.R. Bett, N. Blaskovic Kraljevic, R.M. Bodenstein, P. Burrows, G.B. Christian, C. Perry, R.L. Ramjiawan
    JAI, Oxford, United Kingdom
  • S. Araki, A. Aryshev, T. Tauchi, N. Terunuma
    KEK, Ibaraki, Japan
  • P. Bambade, S. Wallon
    LAL, Orsay, France
  • S.W. Jang
    Korea University Sejong Campus, Sejong, Republic of Korea
  A system of three low-Q cavity beam position monitors (BPMs), installed in the interaction point (IP) region of the Accelerator Test Facility (ATF2) at KEK, has been designed and optimised for nanometre-level beam position resolution. The BPMs are used to provide an input to a low-latency, intra-train beam position feedback system deployed in single-pass, multi-bunch mode with the aim of demonstrating intra-train beam stabilisation on electron bunches of charge ~1 nC separated in time by 280 ns. In 2016 the BPM resolution was demonstrated to be below 50 nm using the raw measured vertical positions at the three BPMs. New results will be presented utilising integrated sampling of the raw waveforms, improved BPM alignment and modified cavities to demonstrate a vertical position resolution on the order of 20 nm.  
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WEPAL025 Development of a Low-Latency, High-Precision, Beam-Based Feedback System Based on Cavity BPMs at the KEK ATF2 2212
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  • R.L. Ramjiawan, D.R. Bett, N. Blaskovic Kraljevic, R.M. Bodenstein, T. Bromwich, P. Burrows, G.B. Christian, C. Perry
    JAI, Oxford, United Kingdom
  A low-latency, intra-train feedback system employing cavity beam position monitors (BPMs) has been developed and tested at the Accelerator Test Facility (ATF2) at KEK. The feedback system can be operated with either position information from a single BPM to provide local beam stabilisation, or by using position information from two BPMs to stabilise the beam at an intermediate location. The correction is implemented using a stripline kicker and a custom power amplifier, with the feedback calculations being performed on a digital board built around a Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA). The addition of indium sealing to the BPMs to increase the cavities' Q-values has led to improvements to the BPM system resolution, with current measurements of the resolution of order 20 nm. The feedback performance was tested with beam trains of two bunches, separated by 280 ns and with a charge of ~1 nC. For single- (two-)BPM feedback, stabilisation of the beam has been demonstrated to below 50 nm (41 nm). Ongoing work to improve the feedback performance further will be discussed.  
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