Accession Number DE2012-1045197
Title 12 GHZ RF Power Source for the CLIC Study.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 3p
Personal Author A. Hamdi F. Peauger G. McMonagle G. Rossat K. M. Schirm S. Curt S. Doebert
Abstract The CLIC RF frequency has been changed in 2008 from the initial 30 GHz to the European X-band 11.9942 GHz permitting beam independent power production using klystrons for CLIC accelerating structure testing. A design and fabrication contract for five klystrons at that frequency has been signed by different parties with SLAC. France (IRFU, CEA Saclay) is contributing a solid state modulator purchased in industry and specific 12 GHz RF network components to the CLIC study. RF pulses over 120 MW peak at 230 ns length will be obtained by using a novel SLED-I type pulse compression scheme designed and fabricated by IAP, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia. The X-band power test stand is being installed in the CLIC Test Facility CTF3 for independent structure and component testing in a bunker, but allowing, in a later stage, for powering RF components in the CTF3 beam lines. The design of the facility, results from commissioning of the RF power source and the expected performance of the Test Facility are reported.
Keywords Accelerators
Commissioning
Compression
Design
Fabrication
Klystrons
Performance
Power generation
Rf systems
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 46 - Physics
Corporate Author Stanford Research Inst., Menlo Park, CA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number DE-AC02-76SF00515

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