WP16: Intense, RF modulated E-beams (IRME)


  • Coordinate and monitor WP16 activities
  • Define the fundamental requirements on electron lenses for space charge compensation and halo cleaning in hadron accelerators based on simulations and bench marking machine experiments
  • Derive requirements on an RF modulated electron gun for integration into such an electron lens
  • Design and manufacture such an RF modulated electron gun together with its power modulator
  • Design and build a test stand for testing this gun including instrumentation suitable for measuring the transverse and longitudinal profiles of the RF modulated electron beam
  • Measure the properties of the RF modulated electron beam created by the gun using this test stand


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Coordination and Communication

David Ondreka (GSI)


System Integration

David Ondreka (GSI)


Electron Gun and Power Modulator

Kathrin Schulte (IAP)


Test Stand and Beam Diagnostics

Adriana Rossi (CERN)

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