Author: Ellsworth, J.
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WEPLE09 Mitigation of Nonlinear Phase Space in a Space-Charge-Limited Injector Diode 905
  • W.D. Stem, Y.-J. Chen, J. Ellsworth
    LLNL, Livermore, California, USA
  Funding: This work was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344.
The performance of an accelerator is limited by the quality of the beam produced at the injector. For a Pierce-type diode structure, the cathode-shroud interface and the anode pipe entrance are sources for undesired, irreversible phase space nonlinearities that lead to emittance growth. In this contribution, we present ways to mitigate these nonlinearities by adjusting the cathode-shroud interface to meet the beam edge boundary conditions and by adjusting the solenoidal focusing magnet in the diode region such that the nonlinear focusing magnetic fringe fields compensate the nonlinear defocusing electrical fields of the anode pipe entrance.
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About • paper received ※ 05 September 2019       paper accepted ※ 04 December 2019       issue date ※ 08 October 2019  
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