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Calibration of the simulation model of the VINCY cyclotron magnet

By Ćirković Saša, Ristić-Đurović Jasna, Vorozhtsov Alexey S. and Vorozhtsov Serguei B.

Abstract

The MERMAID program will be used to isochronise the nominal magnetic field of the VINCY Cyclotron. This program simulates the response, i. e. calculates the magnetic field, of a previously defined model of a magnet. The accuracy of 3D field calculation depends on the density of the grid points in the simulation model grid. The size of the VINCY Cyclotron and the maximum number of grid points in the XY plane limited by MERMAID define the maximumobtainable accuracy of field calculations. Comparisons of the field simulated with maximum obtainable accuracy with the magnetic field measured in the first phase of the VINCY Cyclotron magnetic field measurements campaign has shown that the difference between these two fields is not as small as required. Further decrease of the difference between these fields is obtained by the simulation model calibration, i. e. by adjusting the current through the main coils in the simulation model

Topics: cyclotron, magnetic field, 3D calculation, MERMAID, Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering, TK1-9971, Technology, T, DOAJ:Electrical and Nuclear Engineering, DOAJ:Technology and Engineering, Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity, QC770-798
Publisher: VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.2298/NTRP0202013C
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:0d333d2c9dd542f58c64f5eea74ba0fd
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