Author: Yan, Y.
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MOP035 Extraction Beam Orbit of a 250 MeV Superconducting Cyclotron 113
  • H.J. Zhang, K. Fan, Y. Yan
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology, State Key Laboratory of Advanced Electromagnetic Engineering and Technology,, Hubei, People’s Republic of China
  • Y.-N. Rao
    TRIUMF, Vancouver, Canada
  • L.G. Zhang
    HUST, Wuhan, People’s Republic of China
  Funding: The work is supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China (11775087).
A superconducting cyclotron based on proton therapy facility is being developed at Huazhong university of science and technology (HUST). Due to the compact size of the main magnet, the beam orbits at the extraction region are distributed densely, which creates difficulties for beam extraction leading to severe beam loss. In order to deal with these challenges, the orbit precession method has been employed in the extraction system design. In this paper, we introduce a method of employing a first harmonic field near the nur=1 resonance where the beam energy is about 248 MeV to adjust the amplitude of beam orbit oscillation. The optimum amplitude and phase of the first harmonic field are designed to obtain a large turn separation in the extraction region. Three different ways of generating the first harmonic field are compared for optimization.
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About • paper received ※ 15 September 2019       paper accepted ※ 24 September 2019       issue date ※ 20 June 2020  
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