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Construction of the CERN Fast Cycled Superconducting Dipole Magnet Prototype

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CERN is pursuing a small scale R&D on a fast cycled superconducting dipole magnet (FCM) of interest for the upgrade plan of the LHC accelerator complex. The FCM dipole prototype being built has a number of novel features if compared to other magnets for similar applications. In this paper we describe the magnet design, and its expected performance, focusing especially on the novel features (magnetic circuit, mechanical supports, cooling) and on the details of the manufacturing procedure (coil winding and impregnation, joints, instrumentation and quench protection).

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Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 3 )