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Progress and upgrading of the Heidelberg high current injector


Repnow,  R.
Division Prof. Dr. Klaus Blaum, MPI for Nuclear Physics, Max Planck Society;

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Repnow, R. (2002). Progress and upgrading of the Heidelberg high current injector. Pramana-Journal of Physics, 59(5), 835-848.

Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0011-8282-C
A specialized rf-accelerator system HSI consisting of two RFQ's and 8 rf seven-gap cavities was built for injection of high intensities of singly charged heavy ions into the Heidelberg heavy ion storage ring TSR. With different ion sources, this system now is used to deliver positive or negative, atomic and molecular ion beams with energies between 150 keV/a.m.u. and 5.3 MeV/a.m.u. final energy. For a future replacement of the MP-tandem-postaccelerator-system the new HSI-accelerator is to be equipped with an ECR source for high intensities of highly charged ions. An advanced commercial ECR source with a 18 GHz if klystron and an adjustable extraction system for adaption of a wide range of injection energies has been commissioned at the manufacturer and is delivered. Test bench operation presently is in preparation at Heidelberg. A stripper section with an achromatic charge state selector is under construction between injector and postaccelerator. Other ion sources, e.g., for ultra cold H-3(+) molecular ion beams; are under development.