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Construction and early commissioning results of the AGS booster

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4 Author(s)
W. T. Weng ; Brookhaven Nat. Lab., Upton, NY, USA ; L. Ahrens ; R. Damm ; A. J. McNerney

The AGS (Alternating Gradient Synchrotron) booster synchrotron has been designed to accelerate protons from 200 MeV to 1.5 GeV and heavy ions from several MeV per nucleon to several hundred MeV per nucleon for all the nuclei up to gold. The design requirements and measurement results of major accelerator components and systems are presneted. The early commissioning results of the injection are also presented.<>

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Particle Accelerator Conference, 1991. Accelerator Science and Technology., Conference Record of the 1991 IEEE

Date of Conference:

6-9 May 1991