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Title Construction and Bench Testing of a Rotatable Collimator for the LHC Collimation Upgrade Submitted 07-DEC-09 23:22 (UTC)
Classification 01 Circular Colliders Modified 07-DEC-09 23:50 (UTC)
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Presenter Jeffrey Claiborne Smith Paper ID TUPEB078
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Author(s) Jeffrey Claiborne Smith, Lewis Keller, Steven Lundgren, Thomas Walter Markiewicz (SLAC, Menlo Park, California)
Abstract The Phase II upgrade to the LHC collimation system calls for complementing the 30 high robust Phase I graphite secondary collimators with 30 high Z Phase II collimators. The Phase II collimators must be robust in various operating conditions and accident scenarios. This paper reports on the final construction and testing of the prototype collimator to be installed in the SPS (Super Proton Synchrotron) at CERN. Bench-top measurements have demonstrated the device is fully operational and has the mechanical and vacuum characteristics acceptable for installation in the SPS.
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Funding Agency This work partially supported by the DOE through the US LHC Accelerator Research Program (LARP)


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