High-power test of an interdigital H -mode drift tube linac for the J-PARC muon g-2 and electric dipole moment experiment

Y. Nakazawa, E. Cicek, K. Futatsukawa, Y. Fuwa, N. Hayashizaki, T. Iijima, H. Iinuma, Y. Iwata, Y. Kondo, T. Mibe, S. Mizobata, T. Morishita, M. Otani, Y. Sue, Y. Takeuchi, J. Tojo

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We conducted a high-power test of a prototype cavity of a 324-MHz interdigital H-mode drift tube linac (IH-DTL) for the precise measurement of the muon anomalous magnetic moment (g-2) and electric dipole moment (EDM). This prototype cavity (short IH) was developed to verify the fabrication methodology for the IH-DTL cavity with a monolithic drift tube structure. The electromagnetic field distribution was measured and compared with the finite element method simulation results, and the fabrication accuracy of the monolithic drift tube was confirmed to satisfy the requirements. After 40 h of conditioning, the short IH was stably operated with an rf power of 88 kW, which corresponds to a 10% higher accelerating field than the design field (E0) of 3.0 MV/m. In addition, the thermal characteristics and frequency response were measured, verifying that the experimental data were consistent with the three-dimensional model. In this paper, the design, fabrication, and low-power and high-power tests of this IH-DTL for muon acceleration are described.

Original languageEnglish
Article number110101
JournalPhysical Review Accelerators and Beams
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
  • Surfaces and Interfaces


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