Author: Marhauser, F.
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MOP015 RF Performance Sensitivity to Tuning of Nb3Sn Coated CEBAF Cavities 55
  • G.V. Eremeev, W. Crahen, J. Henry, F. Marhauser, C.E. Reece
    JLab, Newport News, Virginia, USA
  • U. Pudasaini
    The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
  Funding: Co-Authored by Jefferson Science Associates, LLC under U.S. DOE Contract No. DE-AC05-06OR23177. Based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics.
Nb3Sn has the potential to surpass niobium as the material of choice for SRF applications. The potential of this material stems from a larger superconducting energy gap, which leads to expectations of a higher RF critical field and a lower RF surface resistance. The appeal of better superconducting properties is offset by the relative complexity of producing practical Nb3Sn structures, and Nb3Sn sensitivity to lattice disorder challenges the use of the material for practical applications. Such sensitivity is indirectly probed during SRF cavity development, when the cavity is tuned to match the desired accelerator frequency. In the course of recent experiments we have coated and tuned several multi-cell cavities. Cold RF measurements before and after tuning showed degradation in cavity performance after tuning. The results of RF measurement were compared against strain evolution on Nb3Sn surface during tuning based on CST and ANSYS models.
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About • paper received ※ 26 June 2019       paper accepted ※ 01 July 2019       issue date ※ 14 August 2019  
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TUP053 Optimal Thermal Gradient for Flux Expulsion in 600°C Heat-treated CEBAF 12 GeV Upgrade Cavities 550
  • R.L. Geng, F. Marhauser, P.D. Owen
    JLab, Newport News, Virginia, USA
  We will present results on measurement of flux expulsion in CEBAF 12 GeV upgrade cavities and original CEBAF cavities and the search for optimal thermal gradient for reducing the trapped flux in cavities installed in CEBAF linacs. Preliminary measurements of one C100 cavities has shown that a nearly perfect flux expulsion can be achieved at an optimal thermal gradient - a surprising result contrary to the expectation of zero flux expulsion for 600°C heat treated niobium cavities. These results could lead to a cost-effective path for improving the quality factor of cavities installed in CEBAF and ultimately saving accelerator operation cost.  
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FRCAA3 Industrial Cavity Production: Lessons Learned to Push the Boundaries of Nitrogen-Doping 1199
  • D. Gonnella, S. Aderhold, A. Burrill, M.C. Ross
    SLAC, Menlo Park, California, USA
  • E. Daly, G.K. Davis, F. Marhauser, A.D. Palczewski, K.M. Wilson
    JLab, Newport News, Virginia, USA
  • A. Grassellino, C.J. Grimm, T.N. Khabiboulline, O.S. Melnychuk, S. Posen, D.A. Sergatskov
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
  Funding: Work supported by US DOE Contract DE-AC02-76SF00515.
Nitrogen doping has been proven now in several labs to enhance Q0 values of 1.3 GHz cavities in the gradient domain favored by CW operation. The choice of doping for the LCLS-II project has given the community a wealth of statistics and experience on the challenge of transferring the doping technology to industry. Overall, industry-produced nitrogen-doped cavities have shown excellent performance, however some technical issues have arisen. This talk focuses on lessons learned from the production of over 300 nitrogen-doped cavities for LCLS-II and how issues were mitigated to further improve performance. Finally, I will discuss pushing the boundaries of nitrogen-doping further by exploring different doping regimes in order to maintain excellent Q0 performance, while reaching higher quench fields.
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About • paper received ※ 02 July 2019       paper accepted ※ 03 July 2019       issue date ※ 14 August 2019  
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