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CBETA - Cornell university brookhaven national laboratory electron energy recovery test accelerator

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D. Trbojevic
S. Bellavia
M. Blaskiewicz
S. Brooks
K. Brown
C. Liu
W. Fischer
Carl Franck
Y. Hao
G. Mahler
F. Meot
R. Michnoff
M. Minty
S. Peggs
V. Ptitsyn
T. Roser
S.J. Berg
P. Thieberger
N. Tsoupas
J. Tuozzolo
F. Willeke
H. Witte
N. Banerjee
J. Barley
A. Bartnik
I. Bazarov
D. Burke
J. Crittenden
L. Cultrera
J. Dobbins
B. Dunham
R. Eichhorn
S. Full
F. Furuta
R. Gallagher
M. Ge
C. Gulliford
B. Heltsley
G. Hoffstaetter
D. Jusic
R. Kaplan
V. Kostroun
Y. Li
M. Liepe
W. Lou
C. Mayes
R. Patterson
P. Quigley
E. Smith
K. Smolenski
D. Sabol
D. Sagan
J. Sears
C. Shore
V. Veshcherevich
D. Widger
D. Douglas


Cornell's Lab of Accelerator-based Sciences and Education (CLASSE) and the Collider Accelerator Department (BNL-CAD) are developing the first Superconducting RF multi-turn energy recovery linac with Non-Scaling Fixed Field Alternating Gradient (NS-FFAG) racetrack. The existing injector and superconducting linac at Cornell University are installed together with a single NS-FFAG arcs and straight section at the opposite side of the linac to form an Electron Energy Recovery (ERL) system. The 6 MeV electron beam from the injector is injected into the 36 MeV superconducting linac, and accelerated by four successive passes: from 42 MeV up to 150 MeV using the same NS-FFAG structure made of permanent magnets. After the maximum energy of 150 MeV is reached, the electron beam is brought back to the linac with opposite Radio Frequency (RF) phase. Energy is recovered and reduced to the initial value of 6 MeV with 4 additional passes. There are many novelties: a single NS-FFAG structure, made of permanent magnets, brings electrons with four different energies back to the linac. A new adiabatic NS-FFAG arc-to-straight section merges 4 separated orbits into a single orbit in the straight section. © 2017 CC-BY-3.0 and by the respective authors

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