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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