Design of the prototype of a beam transport line for handling and selection of low energy laser-driven beams

F. Schillaci*, M. Maggiore, G. A.P. Cirrone, G. Cuttone, P. Pisciotta, M. Costa, D. Rifuggiato, F. Romano, V. Scuderi

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A first prototype of transport beam-line for laser-driven ion beams to be used for the handling of particles accelerated by high-power laser interacting with solid targets has been realized at INFN. The goal is the production of a controlled and stable beam in terms of energy and angular spread. The beam-line consists of two elements: an Energy Selection System (ESS), already realized and characterized with both conventional and laser-accelerated beams, and a Permanent Magnet Quadrupole system (PMQ) designed, in collaboration with SIGMAPHI (Fr), to improve the ESS performances. In this work a description of the ESS system and some results of its characterization with conventional beams are reported, in order to provide a complete explanation of the acceptance calculation. Then, the matching with the PMQ system is presented and, finally, the results of preliminary simulations with a realistic laser-driven energy spectrum are discussed demonstrating the possibility to provide a good quality beam downstream the systems.

Originele taal-2English
Pagina's (van-tot)80-87
Aantal pagina's8
TijdschriftNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
StatusPublished - 21-nov.-2016
Extern gepubliceerdJa

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