Space-charge driven emittance growth in a 3D mismatched anisotropic beam
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Space-charge driven emittance growth in a 3D mismatched anisotropic beam

  • Author(s): Qiang, J.
  • Ryne, R.D.
  • Hofmann, I.
  • et al.
Abstract

In this paper we present a 3D simulation study of the emittance growth in a mismatched anisotropic beam. The equipartitioning driven by a 4th order space-charge resonance can be significantly modified by the presence of mismatch oscillation and halo formation. This causes emittance growth in both the longitudinal and transverse directions which could drive the beam even further away from equipartition. The averaged emittance growth per degree freedom follows the upper bound of the 2D free energy limit plus the contributions from equipartitioning.

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