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Title: The MICE Muon Beam on ISIS and the beam-line instrumentation of the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment
Authors: Bogomilov, M
Karadzhov, Y
Kolev, D
Russinov, I
Tsenov, R
Vankova-Kirilova, G
Wang, L
Xu, FY
Zheng, SX
Bertoni, R
Bonesini, M
Alekou, A
Apollonio, M
Barber, G
Beuselinck, R
Clark, D
Clark, I
Colling, D
Dobbs, A
Dornan, P
Fayer, S
Ferri, F
Fish, A
Hare, R
Greenwood, S
Jamdagni, A
Kasey, V
Khaleeq, M
Leaver, J
Long, K
McKigney, E
Matsushita, T
Lucchini, G
Pasternak, J
Sashalmi, T
Savidge, T
Takahashi, M
Blackmore, V
Carlisle, T
Cobb, JH
Lau, W
Rayner, M
Tunnell, CD
Mazza, R
Witte, H
Yang, S
Booth, CN
Hodgson, P
Howlett, L
Nicholson, R
Overton, E
Robinson, M
Smith, P
Adey, D
Paleari, F
Back, J
Boyd, S
Harrison, P
Ellis, M
Kyberd, P
Littlefield, M
Nebrensky, JJ
Bross, AD
Geer, S
Neuffer, D
Strati, F
Moretti, A
Popovic, M
Cummings, MAC
Roberts, TJ
DeMello, A
Green, MA
Li, D
Virostek, S
Zisman, MS
Freemire, B
Palladino, V
Hanlet, P
Huang, D
Kafka, G
Kaplan, DM
Snopok, P
Torun, Y
Blot, S
Kim, YK
Bravar, U
Onel, Y
Cecchet, G
Cline, D
Fukui, Y
Lee, K
Yang, X
Rimmer, RA
Cremaldi, LM
Gregoire, G
Hart, TL
Sanders, DA
Summers, DJ
de Bari, A
Coney, L
Fletcher, R
Hanson, GG
Heidt, C
Gallardo, J
Kahn, S
Kirk, H
Palmer, RB
Capponi, M
Cirillo, A
Iaciofano, A
Manfredini, A
Parisi, M
Orestano, D
Pastore, F
Tonazzo, A
Tortora, L
Mori, Y
Kuno, Y
Sakamoto, H
Sato, A
Yano, T
Yoshida, M
Ishimoto, S
Suzuki, S
Yoshimura, K
Filthaut, F
Garoby, R
Gilardoni, S
Gruber, P
Hanke, K
Haseroth, H
Janot, P
Lombardi, A
Ramberger, S
Vretenar, M
Bene, P
Blondel, A
Cadoux, F
Graulich, J-S
Grichine, V
Gschwendtner, E
Masciocchi, F
Sandstrom, R
Verguilov, V
Wisting, H
Petitjean, C
Seviour, R
Alexander, J
Charnley, G
Collomb, N
Griffiths, S
Martlew, B
Moss, A
Mullacrane, I
Oates, A
Owens, P
White, C
York, S
Adams, D
Apsimon, R
Barclay, P
Baynham, DE
Bradshaw, TW
Courthold, M
Drumm, P
Edgecock, R
Hayler, T
Hills, M
Ivaniouchenkov, Y
Jones, A
Lintern, A
MacWaters, C
Nelson, C
Nichols, A
Preece, R
Ricciardi, S
Rochford, JH
Rogers, C
Spensley, W
Tarrant, J
Tilley, K
Watson, S
Wilson, A
Forrest, D
Soler, FJP
Walaron, K
Cooke, P
Gamet, R
Keywords: Instrumentation for particle accelerators and storage rings - low energy (linear accelerators, cyclotrons, electrostatic accelerators);Calorimeters;Instrumentation and methods for time-of-flight (TOF) spectroscopy;Accelerator Applications
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: IOP Publishing
Citation: Journal of Instrumentation, 7: Article no. P05009, 2012
Abstract: The international Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE), which is under construction at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), will demonstrate the principle of ionization cooling as a technique for the reduction of the phase-space volume occupied by a muon beam. Ionization cooling channels are required for the Neutrino Factory and the Muon Collider. MICE will evaluate in detail the performance of a single lattice cell of the Feasibility Study 2 cooling channel. The MICE Muon Beam has been constructed at the ISIS synchrotron at RAL, and in MICE Step I, it has been characterized using the MICE beam-instrumentation system. In this paper, the MICE Muon Beam and beam-line instrumentation are described. The muon rate is presented as a function of the beam loss generated by the MICE target dipping into the ISIS proton beam. For a 1 V signal from the ISIS beam-loss monitors downstream of our target we obtain a 30 KHz instantaneous muon rate, with a neglible pion contamination in the beam.
Description: Copyright @ 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd and Sissa Medialab srl.
ISSN: 1748-0221
Appears in Collections:Electronic and Computer Engineering
Dept of Electronic and Electrical Engineering Research Papers

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