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Crab cavities for linear colliders

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  • C. Beard
  • M. Dykes
  • P. Goudket
  • A. Kalinin
  • L. Ma
  • D. Shulte
  • R. Jones
  • L. Bellantoni
  • B. Chase
  • M. Church
  • T. Khabouline
  • A. Latina
  • C. Adolphsen
  • Z. Li
  • A. Seryei
  • L. Xiao
Publication date1/12/2009
Number of pages3
<mark>Original language</mark>English
Event24th International Linear Accelerator Conference, LINAC 2008 - Victoria, BC, Canada
Duration: 29/09/20083/10/2008


Conference24th International Linear Accelerator Conference, LINAC 2008
CityVictoria, BC


Crab cavities have been proposed for a wide number of accelerators and interest in crab cavities has recently increased after the successful operation of a pair of crab cavities in KEK-B. In particular crab cavities are required for both the ILC and CLIC linear colliders for bunch alignment. Consideration of bunch structure and size constraints favour a 3.9 GHz superconducting, multi-cell cavity as the solution for ILC, whilst bunch structure and beam-loading considerations suggest an X-band copper travelling wave structure for CLIC. These two cavity solutions are very different in design but share complex design issues. Phase stabilisation, beam loading, wakefields and mode damping are fundamental issues for these crab cavities. Requirements and potential design solutions will be discussed for both colliders.