High power RF tests of the first module of the TOP Linac SCDTL structure

L. Picardi, C. Cianfarani, G. Messina, G.L. Orlandi, C. Ronsivalle, E. Cisbani, S. Frullani

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Abstract

The TOP Linac (Oncological Therapy with Protons), under development by ENEA and ISS is a sequence of three pulsed (5 microseconds, 300 Hz) linear accelerators: a 7 MeV, 425 MHz RFQ+DTL (AccSys Model PL-7), a 7-65 MeV, 2998 MHz Side Coupled Drift Tube Linac (SCDTL) and a 65-200 MeV, variable energy 2998 MHz Side Coupled Linac (SCL). The first SCDTL module structure, composed by 9 DTL tanks coupled by 8 side cavities, has been built. Low power RF measurements have shown good field uniformity and stability along the axis. The structure has been tested with a 1 - 4 MW power RF. Results of low and high power tests are reported and discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event10th European Particle Accelerator Conference, EPAC 2006 - , United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Jan 2006 → …

Conference

Conference10th European Particle Accelerator Conference, EPAC 2006
CountryUnited Kingdom
Period1/1/06 → …

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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Picardi, L., Cianfarani, C., Messina, G., Orlandi, G. L., Ronsivalle, C., Cisbani, E., & Frullani, S. (2006). High power RF tests of the first module of the TOP Linac SCDTL structure. Paper presented at 10th European Particle Accelerator Conference, EPAC 2006, United Kingdom.