2-7 June 2019
Simon Fraser University
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7 - Beam physics models of the TRIUMF linear accelerators for advanced beam tuning methods

Jun 4, 2019, 4:57 PM
SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est (Simon Fraser University)

SWH 9082 + AQ South-East Corner / coin sud-est

Simon Fraser University

Poster Competition (Graduate Student) / Compétition affiches (Étudiant(e) 2e ou 3e cycle) Applied Physics and Instrumentation / Physique appliquée et de l'instrumentation (DAPI / DPAI) DAPI Poster Session & Student Poster Competition Finals (8) | Session d'affiches DPIA et finales du concours d'affiches étudiantes (8)


Mr Olivier Shelbaya (TRIUMF) Mr Spencer Kiy (TRIUMF)


A detailed understanding of the beam physics of accelerators is required to move towards a new beam tuning paradigm that involves automatic tuning of accelerators. A complete end-to-end model is required so that high level tuning algorithms can be applied. Therefore, an end-to-end simulation of the ISAC accelerators, which doesnot exist is now under development. We have established an analytical model of the linacs using the methodology of a Hamiltonian based description of beam line elements and implemented this through a sophisticated simulation code TRANSOPTR. This will enable an automatic re-phasing of cavities of the linac of TRIUMF’s Isotope Separator and ACelerator facility, to improve beam delivery in case of RF-phase drifts or failure of one of the SRF cavities in ISAC-II. This activities also prepare potential applications of machine learning in the tuning of complex accelerator systems.

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Mr Olivier Shelbaya (TRIUMF) Mr Spencer Kiy (TRIUMF)



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