Ultra-High Frequency Planar Accelerating Structure for Future Linear Colliders and Compact Accelerators

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$750,000.00
Award Year:
1997
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
DE-FG03-96ER82213
Award Id:
34639
Agency Tracking Number:
34639
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1912 MacArthur Street, Rancho Pal, CA, 90275
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr. David U.L. Yu
President
(310) 548-7123
Business Contact:
Dr. David U.L. Yu
President
(310) 548-7123
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
40834 November 13, 1996 Duly Research This project will design an ultra-high frequency planar accelerating structure (PAS) for future linear colliders which has distinct advantages over conventional, cylindrical structures. Phase I will study the physics and engineering issues of the PAS section, including the heat loads at high accelerating gradients, as well as static and dynamic RF properties of the structure. A tradeoff study will be performed in order to select an optimum frequency at an accelerating gradient of 150-300 MV/m. Numeric simulations and analytical calculations, including development of a diffraction model and a mode matching code, will be used to evaluate the electromagnetic fields of' the PAS. Methods of detuning the planar structure will be investigated to reduce long-range wakefields for multibunch acceleration. Finally, a sealed, X-band model of a specifically designed PAS cell will be built and tested Anticipated Results/Potential Commercial Applications as described by the awardee: For the high energies and luminosities of future linear colliders, the conjunction of planar accelerating structure (PAS) and ultra-high operating frequency offers significant fabrication, performance and compactness advantages over conventional structures. A new generation of compact high-frequency linear accelerators offers benefits in industrial and medical applications, as well as in particle physics research.

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