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Physics of Particles and Nuclei Letters

, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp 802–804 | Cite as

Storage, Bunching, and Parasitic Collisions in the NICA Collider

  • O. Brovko
  • A. Eliseev
  • O. Kozlov
  • I. Meshkov
  • N. Mitjanina
  • V. Petrov
  • A. Sidorin
  • A. Smirnov
  • E. SyresinEmail author
  • A. Tribendis
Beam Dynamics, Cooling Methods and New Methods of Particle Acceleration
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Abstract

The use of RF buckets for ion storage in the NICA is discussed. After storage, the RF2 system bunches the beam at the 22nd harmonic. Under cooling and an adiabatic increase in the RF2 voltage, a bunch shortens to the point when it fits into the separatrix of the 66th harmonic. The bunch is then recaptured into the separatrix of the 66th harmonic of the RF3 system. Ion bunches with the needed experimental parameters are formed under further cooling and an adiabatic increase in the RF3 voltage. Parasitic collisions occur at the interaction point in the process of ion storage and bunching.

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    A. V. Eliseev, O. S. Kozlov, I. N. Meshkov, et al., “Storage, acceleration and short bunched beam formation of 197Au+79 ions in NICA collider,” in Proceedings of the Russian Particle Accelerator Conference RUPAC’2012, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2012, pp. 30–32.Google Scholar
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    Technical Project of NICA Accelerator Complex, Ed. by I. N. Meshkov and G. V. Trubnikov (OIYaI, Dubna, 2015), Vol. 3, pp. 88–105 [in Russian].Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Brovko
    • 1
  • A. Eliseev
    • 1
  • O. Kozlov
    • 1
  • I. Meshkov
    • 1
  • N. Mitjanina
    • 2
  • V. Petrov
    • 2
  • A. Sidorin
    • 1
  • A. Smirnov
    • 1
  • E. Syresin
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Tribendis
    • 2
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia
  2. 2.Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Siberian BranchRussian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia

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