Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Cleaning performance of the LHC collimation system up to 4 TeV|
Assmann, Ralph W.
|Keywords:||Proton beams -- Measurement|
Colliders (Nuclear physics)
Collimators (Optical instrument)
Large Hadron Collider (France and Switzerland)
|Publisher:||Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW)|
|Citation:||Salvachua, B., Assmann, R. W., Bruce, R., Deboy, D., Marsili, A., Quaranta, E.,...Lari, L. (2013). Cleaning performance of the LHC collimation system up to 4 TeV. 4th International Particle Accelerator Conference, Shanghai. 1002-1004.|
|Abstract:||In this paper we review the performance of the LHC collimation system during 2012 and compare it with previous years. During 2012, the so-called tight settings were deployed for a better cleaning and improved β* reach. As a result, a record cleaning efficiency below a few 10-4 was achieved in the cold regions where the highest beam losses occur. The cleaning in other cold locations is typically a factor of 10 better. No quenches were observed during regular operation with up to 140 MJ stored beam energy. The system stability during the year, monitored regularly to ensure the system functionality for all machine configurations, and the performance of the alignment tools are also reviewed.|
|Appears in Collections:||Scholarly Works - FacICTCCE|
Files in This Item:
|CleaningperformanceoftheLHCcollimationsystemupto4TeV.pdf||310.76 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
Items in OAR@UM are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.