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Bending a Beam to Significantly Reduce Wakefields of Short Bunches

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>23/08/2011
Number of pages12
Publication StatusUnpublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A method of significantly reducing wakefields generated at collimators is proposed, in which the path of a beam is slightly bent before collimation. This is applicable for short bunches and can reduce the wakefields by a factor of around 7 for present day free electron lasers and future colliders.