Experimental studies of space-charge-dominated beams

Single-Beam Transport Experiment (SBTE):

M. G. Tiefenback and D. Keefe, “Measurements of Stability Limits For A Space-Charge-Dominated Ion Beam in a Long A.G. Transport Channel,”  IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. NS-32 (1985) 2483, http://accelconf.web.cern.ch/AccelConf/p85/PDF/PAC1985_2483.PDF

M. G. Tiefenback, “Space-Charge Limits on the Transport of Ion Beams in a Long Alternating Gradient System,” Thesis (PH.D.)--University of California, Berkeley, and LBNL Report LBL-22465, 1986

Multiple Beam Experiment – 4 (MBE-4):

W. M. Fawley, et al.,  “Beam dynamics studies with the heavy-ion linear induction accelerator MBE-4”, Phys. Plasmas 4 (1997) 880. http://pop.aip.org/resource/1/phpaen/v4/i3/p880_s1

Scaled Final-Focus Experiment:

S. A. MacLaren, A. Faltens, P. A. Seidl, and D. V. Rose,Results from a scaled final focus experiment for heavy ion fusion”, Phys. Plasmas 9, 1712 (2002) http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.1464894

Transverse merging of four beams into a single alternating gradient channel:

P. A. Seidl, C.M. Celata, A. Faltens, E. Henestroza, “Scaled beam merging experiment for heavy ion inertial fusionPhys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 6, 090101 (2003), http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.6.090101

High-Current Experiment (HCX), for driver-scale beam injection, transport, and electron-cloud studies:

L. Prost, et al., “High current transport experiment for heavy ion inertial fusion”, Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 8, 020101 (2005).  http://prst-ab.aps.org/abstract/PRSTAB/v8/i2/e020101

Driver-scale injector:

F. M. Bieniosek, et al., “2-MV electrostatic quadrupole injector for heavy-ion fusion,” Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 8, 010101 (2005). http://prst-ab.aps.org/abstract/PRSTAB/v8/i1/e010101

Compact merging-beamlet injector for multi-beam systems:

J. W. Kwan, F. M. Bieniosek, D. P. Grote, and G. A. Westenskow, “Compact multibeamlet high-current injector for heavy-ion fusion drivers”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 03B503 (2006) http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.2164947

Neutralized Transport Experiment (NTX):

E. Henestroza, et al., “Design and characterization of a neutralized-transport experiment for heavy-ion fusion,” Phys. Rev. ST Accel. Beams 7, 083501 (2004).

P. K. Roy, S. S. Yu, S. Eylon, et al., “Results on intense beam focusing and neutralization from the neutralized beam experiment,” Phys. Plasmas, Vol. 11, No. 5, (2004), pp 2890-2898.

Neutralized Drift Compression Experiment (NDCX-I):

A. B. Sefkow, R. C. Davidson, E. P. Gilson, I. D. Kaganovich, A. Anders, J. E. Coleman, M. Leitner, S. M. Lidia, P. K. Roy, P. A. Seidl, W. L. Waldron, S. S. Yu, and D. R. Welch, “Simulations and experiments of intense ion beam current density compression in space and time,” Phys. Plasmas 16, 056701 (2009).

P. K. Roy, S. S. Yu, E. Henestroza, A. Anders, F. M. Bieniosek, J. Coleman, S. Eylon, W. G. Greenway, M. Leitner, B. G. Logan, W. L. Waldron, D. R. Welch, C. Thoma, A. B. Sefkow, E. P. Gilson, P. C. Efthimion, and R. C. Davidson, “Drift Compression of an Intense Neutralized Ion Beam,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 234801 (2005).