The New Cern-Isolde Online Mass-Separator Facility at the Ps-Booster
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 1992

The ISOLDE on-line isotope separators have been operated since 1967 at the CERN-SC. This 600 MeV proton synchro-cyclotron had to be shut down in December 1990 after 33 years of service and it was decided to move ISOLDE to a new experimental area. The new on-line mass-separator facility is now under construction at the CERN PS-Booster. This accelerator provides an average current of about 2-mu-A of 1 GeV protons in very short high intensity pulses at low repetition rate. The beam can hit either one of the two target stations, the general purpose separator (GPS), a reconstructed ISOLDE-2 type machine (which can deliver beams simultaneously into three beam lines), and the high resolution separator (HRS), which is essentially the slightly modified ISOLDE-3 separator. The central GPS beam line and the HRS feed a common beam transport system to which most of the experiments will be connected. The new facility will be taken into operation in spring 1992.



E. Kugler

D. Fiander

Björn Jonson

Chalmers, Institutionen för experimentell fysik, Subatomär fysik

H. Haas

A. Przewloka

H. L. Ravn

D. J. Simon

K. Zimmer

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms

0168-583X (ISSN)

Vol. 70 1-4 41-49


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