Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics

, Volume 129, Issue 2, pp 229–233 | Cite as

New Method for the Generation of Secondary Particle Beams at Accelerators

  • G. I. Britvich
  • A. A. Durum
  • M. Yu. Kostin
  • V. A. Maisheev
  • Yu. A. ChesnokovEmail author
  • A. A. Yanovich


The generation of beams of secondary particles (π and K mesons) at proton accelerators is a difficult scientific and engineering problem. To obtain narrow directional particle beams for experiments, intense extracted proton beams are used, secondary particles (π and K mesons) are generated at an external target, and they are focused and transferred through long magneto-optical channels. In this work, a surprisingly simple method based on a crystal focusing device has been proposed to obtain secondary beams. An experiment on the production of a secondary beam using a crystal has been performed at the U-70 accelerator. Schemes for the formation of beams with energies E ~ 1 TeV have been proposed for large colliders such as the Large Hadron Collider.



This work was supported by the Russian Science Foundation (project no. 17-12-01532).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. I. Britvich
    • 1
  • A. A. Durum
    • 1
  • M. Yu. Kostin
    • 1
  • V. A. Maisheev
    • 1
  • Yu. A. Chesnokov
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. A. Yanovich
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for High Energy Physics (IHEP), National Research Center “Kurchatov Institute”ProtvinoRussia

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