GTS-LHC: A New Source For The LHC Ion Injector Chain

  title={GTS-LHC: A New Source For The LHC Ion Injector Chain},
  author={C. Hill and D. K{\"u}chler and R. Scrivens and D. Hitz and L. Guillemet and R. Leroy and J. Pacquet},
The ion injector chain for the LHC has to be adapted and modified to reach the design beam parameters. Up to now an ECR4 delivered the ion beam for the SPS fixed target physics programme. This source will be replaced by a higher intensity source to produce the Pb27+ ion current required to fill the Low Energy Ion Ring (LEIR). The new ion source will be based on the Grenoble Test Source which was itself based on empirical scaling laws derived from the Framework 5 “Innovative ECRIS” collaboration… Expand
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