The RF Distribution System for the ESS

T. R. Edgecock, N. Turner, R. Yogi, A. Sunesson, P. Aden, D. Naeem, R. Smith

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The RF distribution system for the super-conducting cavities of the European Spallation Source will be one of the largest systems ever built. It will distribute the power from 146 power sources to the two types of ESS cavity at two different frequencies and will use one line per cavity for resilience. It will consist of a total of around 3.5 km of waveguide and coaxial line and over 1500 hundred bends. It is designed to transport this RF power over a distance of up to 40m per line, while minimising losses, avoiding reflections and allowing the monitoring of performance.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIPAC 2017 - Proceedings of the 8th International Particle Accelerator Conference
EditorsGianluigi Arduini, Mats Lindroos, Juliana Pranke, Volker RW Schaa, Mike Seidel
PublisherJoint Accelerator Conferences Website (JACoW)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783954501823
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2017
Event8th International Particle Accelerator Conference - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017
Conference number: 8 (Link to Conference Website )


Conference8th International Particle Accelerator Conference
Abbreviated titleIPAC'17
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