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By Tsatsu Nyamadi and Rene Padilla


In order to give an immediate boost to the beam energy between the Linac and the Main Injector, the Radio Frequency (RF) Booster accelerator needs to maintain high extraction energy. The RF amplifier provides this energy but the power supply to the RF amplifier comes from a 30 kV anode Modulator. This anode modulator has been in use for over 30 years and it is desired to replace it with a new one, which is easier to maintain. The design for 30 kV anode modulator used in the Main Injector was chosen as a replacement. However, this modulator design requires a data acquisition system, since by design its high voltage deck is located at the back of the modulator. The data acquisition is made up of a transmitter and a receiver, with a fiber optic cable between them. This combination is then used for back-to-back configuration to provide noise free transmission of digital signals across the fiber optic cable. Analog signals from the high voltage deck are applied as inputs to the transmitter. From here the signals are converted to digital signals and completely encoded before being sent over fiber optic cable. The arriving signals are then decoded and converte

Year: 2002
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