PF Superconductivity for Accelerators

PF Superconductivity for Accelerators

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This book introduces some of the key ideas of this exciting field, using a pedagogic approach, as well as to present an overview of the field. It is divided into four parts. The first part introduces the basic concepts of microwave cavities for particle acceleration. The second part is devoted to the observed behavior of superconducting cavities. The third part covers general issues connected with beam-cavity interaction, and the related issues for the critical components. The final part discusses applications of superconducting cavities to frontier accelerators of the future, drawing heavily on the examples that are in their most advanced stage. Each part of the book ends in a Problems section to illustrate and amplify text material as well as draw upon example applications of superconducting cavities to existing and future accelerators.
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  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 163.8 x 243.3 x 32.5mm | 907.2g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 0471154326
  • 9780471154327

Table of contents

BASICS. Introductory Overview. Cavity Fundamentals and Cavity Fields. Superconductivity Essentials. Electrodynamics of Normal and Superconductors. Maximum Surface Fields. PERFORMANCE OF SUPERCONDUCTING CAVITIES. Cavity Fabrication and Preparation. Multicell Field "Flatness" Tuning. Cavity Testing. Residual Resistance. Multipacting. Thermal Breakdown. Field Emission. The Quest for High Gradients. Alternate Materials to Solid Niobium. COUPLERS AND TUNERS. Mode Excitation and Its Consequences. Higher Order Mode Couplers. Coupling Power to the Beam. Input Power Couplers and Windows. Tuners and Frequency Related Issues. FRONTIER ACCELERATORS. High--Current Accelerators. High--Energy Accelerators. Problems. References. Index.
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