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First operation of the upgraded SLAC A-Line

By R. Erickson, S. Anderson and A. Baker


The SLAC A-Line has been upgraded to transport electrons to fixed target experiments in End Station A (ESA) with energies up to 50 GeV. From September through November, 1995, this beam line was commissioned and used to deliver 48.36 GeV polarized electrons to Experiment E-154 at 120 pulses/sec and up to 10{sup 11} e{sup {minus}}/pulse. The beam had a full width momentum spread of less than 0.5 percent, and was focused to a small spot ({sigma}=0.7 mm) at the target. In this paper the authors describe the first operational experience with this new beam line

Topics: Modifications, Stanford 20-Gev Linac, 43 Particle Accelerators, Beam Transport, Beam Optics, Performance
Publisher: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Year: 1996
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