The SSC Superconducting Air Core Toroid Design Development
Superconducting air core toroids show great promise for use in a muon spectrometer for the SSC 1,2. Early studies by SUNY at Stony Brook funded by SSC Laboratory, have established the feasibility of building magnets of the required size3. The toroid spectrometer consists of a central toroid with two end cap toroids. The configuration under development provides for muon trajectory measurement outside the magnetic volume. System level studies on support structure, assembly, cryogenic material selection, and power are performed. Resulting selected optimal design and assembly is described.
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.M. Marx, SSC/CDG and Physics Department, SUNY, Stony Brook, SSC Report SSC-219 May 1989 “EMPACT - An Alternative Approach to a High Pt SSC Experiment”.Google Scholar
- 2.T. Fields, el al. “Proposal For Development of Superconducting Air Core Toroids as a Precision Muon Spectrometer For SSC Experiments”.Google Scholar
- 3.James N. Luton Jr., and Peter Bonanos, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, SSC Report SSCL-N-697, March 1990, “Toroidal Detector Scoping Study”.Google Scholar
- 4.Peter Bonanos, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, February 1990, “External Toroidal Detector Study”Google Scholar