JMP  Vol.4 No.11 , November 2013
Electron Beam Guns for High Energy Electron Accelerators: An Overview
ABSTRACT

Thermionic electron beam is a fundamental part of all types of linear accelerators around the world in the field of Experimental High Energy Physics. Thermionic beam is very inexpensive and simple to produce. In this work, we give an overview of generation, design and applications of the electron beam with particular reference to e-beam generation at high energy linear accelerators. Experimental data are presented in tabular form for ready reference. We also make an evaluation of these high energy sources with our in-house designed e-beam gun. Finally, a comparison has been presented in terms of characteristic parameters of all these high performance sources.


Cite this paper
M. Iqbal, G. Islam, M. Faridi and Z. Zhou, "Electron Beam Guns for High Energy Electron Accelerators: An Overview," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2013, pp. 1536-1539. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.411188.
References
[1]   M. Iqbal, “Development & Applications of High Power Thermionic Electron Beam Sources,” Ph.D Thesis, CHEP, 2007.

[2]   R. Alley, et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, Vol. 365, 1965, p. 1.

[3]   D. Shultz, et al., “The Polarized Electron Source of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Centre,” SLAC-PUB-6606, 1994.

[4]   C. K. Sinclair and R. H. Miller, “A High Current, Short Pulse, RF Synchronized Electron Gun for the Stanford Linear Accelerator,” SLAC-PUB-2705, 1981.

[5]   F. A. Harris, Nuclear Physics B—Proceedings Supplements, Vol. 162, 2006, pp. 345-350.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2006.09.119

[6]   P. Guoxi, Proceedings of LINAC, Knoxville, 20-25 August 2006, p. 55.

[7]   B. Liu, et al., Proceedings of 2005 Particle Accelerator Conference, Knoxville, 16-20 May 2005, p. 1.

[8]   M.-P. Gu, et al., IEEE Transaction on Nuclear Science, Vol. 30, 1983, pp. 2962-2964.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.1983.4336540

[9]   B. Liu, M.-P. Gu, et al., High Energy Physics & Nuclear Physics, Vol. 30, 2006, p. 466.

[10]   http://www.kek.jp/intra-e/about/whatskek.html

[11]   S. Fukuda, et al., Particle Accelerators, Vol. 27, 1990, p. 145.

[12]   S. Ohsawa, et al., KEK Pre-Print, 1992, pp. 92-132.

[13]   M. Iqbal, et al., Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 74, 2003, p. 4616. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1614852

[14]   M. Iqbal and Fazal-e-Aleem, Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 77, 2006, Article ID: 106101.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2349608

 
 
Top