The Accelerator Systems String Test Program

  • P. Kraushaar

Abstract

The Accelerator Systems String Test (ASST) complex is located at the N15 site in Ellis County Texas. The complex was initially constructed to demonstrate the operation of a standard half-cell of the Collider machine lattice using prototypical superconducting magnets. The ASST half cell consisted of five 50 mm aperture dipoles, one 40-mm aperture quadrupole and three spool pieces. This demonstration was a Congressionally-mandated milestone for the Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory (SSCL) and was scheduled for completion by October 1, 1992. The milestone test (Run 1) was completed with the successful powering of the half cell to 6500 A in mid-August, 1992.1

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References

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    W. Burgett et al., “Full-Power Test of a String of Magnets Comprising a Half-Cell of the Superconducting Super Collider,” SSCL-Preprint-162 (1992), submitted for publication in “Particle Accelerators”.Google Scholar
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    Accelerator Systems String Test Request Procedure, SSCL Document No. E10-0000103.Google Scholar
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    W. Burgett et al., “Cryogenic Characteristics of the SSC Accelerator Systems String Test (ASST),” Proceedings of the Fifth Annual 1993 International Industrial Symposium on the Super Collider.Google Scholar
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    W. Burgett et al., “Electrical Performance Characteristics of the SSC Accelerator Systems String Test,” Proceedings of the Fifth Annual 1993 International Industrial Symposium on the Super Collider.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Kraushaar
    • 1
  1. 1.Superconducting Super Collider LaboratoryDallasUSA

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