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Beam Dynamics Simulations in Cyclotron C230 Considering Imperfections of Magnetic Field Radial Component

Evgeny Samsonov, Sergey Kostromin, Nikolay Morozov, Evgeny Syresin, Schaa, Volker RW (Ed.), Petit-Jean-Genaz, Christine (Ed.), Arduini, Gianluigi (Ed.), Michel, Peter (Ed.)
Simulations concern to a beam axial motion in the IBA cyclotron C230 that is a base facility in several medical centers worldwide. Because of small axial focusing of the beam in a center of the cyclotron the radial component of magnetic field imperfections leads to additional proton losses. Measured maps of the axial and radial components of magnetic field were used in the simulations. It was found that the radial component with value 5-10 G in the center and approximately 2 G in the main
more » ... G in the main region of acceleration leads to decrease of the resulting beam intensity by about two times and to increase the beam axial width by 25% as well. Simulations define the requirements to the experimental radial component shaping for the next cyclotrons of this series. Providing these requirements will ensure an absence of the additional proton losses due to the axial motion perturbations.
doi:10.18429/jacow-ipac2014-thpro070 fatcat:wv2rddegpjh7vofh4ewkxpmgra