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RIS citation export for WEPRB008: Design Study of High Gradient Compact S-band TW Accelerating Structure for the ThomX LINAC Upgrade

AU  - El Khaldi, M.
AU  - Alkadi, M.
AU  - Bruni, C.
AU  - Garolfi, L.
AU  - Gonnin, A.
AU  - Monard, H.
ED  - Boland, Mark
ED  - Tanaka, Hitoshi
ED  - Button, David
ED  - Dowd, Rohan
ED  - Schaa, Volker RW
ED  - Tan, Eugene
TI  - Design Study of High Gradient Compact S-band TW Accelerating Structure for the ThomX LINAC Upgrade
J2  - Proc. of IPAC2019, Melbourne, Australia, 19-24 May 2019
CY  - Melbourne, Australia
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 10
LA  - english
AB  - ThomX is a Compton source project in the range of the hard X rays (45/90 keV). The machine is composed of a 50/70 MeV injector Linac and a storage ring where an electron bunch collides with a laser pulse accumulated in a Fabry-Perot resonator. The final goal is to provide an X-rays average flux of 10¹²-10¹³ ph/s. A demonstrator was funded and is being built on the Orsay university campus. The S-band injector Linac consists of 2.5 cell photocathode RF gun and a TW accelerating section. During the commissioning phase, a standard LIL S-band accelerating section is able to achieve around 50 MeV corresponding to around 45 keV X-rays energy. Since the maximum targeted X-ray energy is 90 keV, the development of a new S-band accelerating section, intended to replace the LIL structure, will provide an electron beam energy of 70 MeV. This requires essentially the development of more reliable high gradient compact S band accelerating section. Such design is tailored for high gradient operation, low breakdown rates. We present here the RF design of the LINAC upgrade and the performances obtained in terms of beam dynamics.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 2807
EP  - 2810
KW  - linac
KW  - electron
KW  - vacuum
KW  - emittance
DA  - 2019/06
PY  - 2019
SN  - 978-3-95450-208-0
DO  - DOI: 10.18429/JACoW-IPAC2019-WEPRB008
UR  - http://jacow.org/ipac2019/papers/weprb008.pdf
ER  -