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Improved Superconducting Accelerator System for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
89682
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Energy Systems, Inc
27 Industrial Blvd. Unit E Medford, NY 11763-2286
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Improved Superconducting Accelerator System for Next Generation Light Sources
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-08ER85003
Award Amount: $747,867.00
 

Abstract:

Modern synchrotron light sources have come to rely upon superconducting radio frequency (SRF) acceleration to achieve high luminosity. To date, the workhorse in this area has been the SRF system developed by Cornell in the mid-1990¿s for the CESR-B machine. However, as the quest for higher performance continues, this system is being stretched beyond its design limits. Required increases in input power, increases in detrimental higher order mode (HOM) power, and new requirements for pressure-vessel-code compliance demand an advanced design for these systems. This project will adapt new developments in HOM absorbers to the development of an advanced SRF cryomodule system that provides higher luminosity. Phase I developed conceptual designs for the cavity and cryomodule by implementing more-structurally-robust helium vessels and providing for a high power coaxial power coupler. In addition, a concept for a next-generation HOM absorber, with broader frequency response and higher power capability, was developed. Phase II will involve the fabrication of the cavity and cryomodule. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee: An advanced SRF system should enable the operation of higher performance synchrotron light sources with fewer SRF cavities, benefiting both in beam lifetime and luminosity, and reducing capital costs

Principal Investigator:

John Rathke
Mr.
6313456264
john_rathke@mail.aesys.net

Business Contact:

Timothy Myers
Mr.
6313456264
tim_myers@mail.aesys.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Advanced Energy Systems, Inc
27 Industrial Blvd, Unit E Medford, NY 11763

EIN/Tax ID: 113452402
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No