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Design of a cryogenic calorimeter for synchrotron light source Beam-Based heating

  • Author(s): Trillaud, F
  • Prestemon, S
  • Schlueter, RD
  • Marks, S
  • et al.

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http://10.0.4.85/tasc.2009.2018214
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Abstract

Superconducting insertion devices using Nb3Sn conductors offer the potential of higher brightness photon beams and enhanced spectral range over existing permanent magnet technology. However, Mb3Sn is a low temperature superconductor that must be operated at temperatures near 4.2 K. At these temperatures, any small heat dissipation can potentially be sufficient to lose the superconducting state of a section of a superconducting electromagnet. To quantify the amount of power deposited on the winding emanating from beam-induced heating on a storage ring, we propose a diagnostic calorimeter that will be temporarily integrated into the synchrotron ring. The design of the calorimeter is discussed and the various heat input sources, expected to disturb the operation of a superconducting electromagnet, are reviewed. © 2009 IEEE.

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