Beam Pipe HOM Absorber for 750 MHz RF Cavity Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-09ER85248
Agency Tracking Number: 90047
Amount: $749,999.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: 04 b
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000350
Small Business Information
552 N. Batavia Avenue, Batavia, IL, 60510
DUNS: 364488857
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Neubauer
 Mr.
 (707) 360-5038
 mike@muonsinc.com
Business Contact
 Thomas Roberts
Title: Dr.
Phone: (630) 840-2424
Email: tjrob@muonsinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Superconducting RF (SRF) systems for accelerators typically contain unwanted frequencies or higher order modes (HOMs) that must be absorbed. Currently, ferrite or other lossy ceramic HOM absorbers and their attachments to drift tubes adjacent to SRF cavities are not robust enough, and tend to crack under tensile and thermal stresses. New processes, techniques, design and construction of improved HOM loads will be developed. A scaled-down version that can be assembled in the beam pipe of a 1.3 GHz Cornell cryo

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