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The los Alamos Proton Storage Ring (PSR) Injection Deflector System

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3 Author(s)
Jason, Andrew J. ; AT-3, MS H808 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545 ; Higgins, Edward F. ; Koelle, Alfred R.

We describe a pulsed magnetic deflector system planned for the injection system of the PSR. Two sets of magnets, appropriately placed in the optical systems of both the ring and the injection transport line, provide control of the rate at which particles are injected into a given portion of transverse phase space and limit the interaction of stored beam with the injection stripping foil. High-current modulators that produce relatively complex waveforms are required for this purpose. Solid-state drivers using direct feedback to produce the necessary waveforms are discussed as replacements for the more conventional high-voltage tube technology.

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Nuclear Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 4 )