Author: Tennis, B.
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THFUB1 Nb3Sn at Fermilab: Exploring Performance 818
  • S. Posen, J. Lee, O.S. Melnychuk, Y.M. Pischalnikov, D.A. Sergatskov, B. Tennis
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
  • J. Lee, D.N. Seidman
    NU, Evanston, Illinois, USA
  Fermilab’s Nb3Sn coating program produced its first 1.3 GHz single cell cavities in early 2017 and since then has explored the performance of Nb3Sn on a wide variety of cavity substrates and performed microscopic studies down to atomic resolution. Results to present in this talk include a study of frequency dependence from 650 MHz to 1.3 GHz of BCS resistance, residual resistance, and magnetic flux sensitivity. We show microscopic studies performed in collaboration with Northwestern University’s Materials Science and Engineering Department of limitation mechanisms in Nb3Sn, including thin film regions and tin segregation at grain boundaries, discussing correlations with RF performance and mechanisms for the formation of these features during growth. Finally, we present results of the first 1.3 GHz 9-cell cavity coated with Nb3Sn.  
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About • paper received ※ 29 June 2019       paper accepted ※ 30 June 2019       issue date ※ 14 August 2019  
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