SPACE-CHARGE LIMITATION IN A HIGH-CURRENT BETATRON DUE TO THE NEGATIVE-MASS EFFECT.

Yu A. Gromov, V. A. Moskalev, V. I. Pogorelov

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    Abstract

    Experiments demonstrate a longitudinal instability of the negative-mass type in a high-current betatron at the time electrons are injected into the accelerating chamber. This instability limits the charge which can be captured in the acceleration mode; hence, in the design of high-current betatrons, the charge which can be accelerated must be consistent with the threshold number of particles for the onset of this instability for a given injected-electron energy and magnetic field index.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationSov Phys Tech Phys
    Pages1113-1114
    Number of pages2
    Volume20
    Edition8
    Publication statusPublished - 1975

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)

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