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RIS citation export for TUPHA129: Motion Control System for the European Spallation Source Target Wheel

AU - Brodrick, D.P.
AU - Gahl, T.
AU - Gallese, B.
AU - Jurisic, K.
AU - Larsson, M.
AU - Odén, U.
AU - Sandström, A.
AU - Sjögreen, K.
ED - Schaa, Volker RW
TI - Motion Control System for the European Spallation Source Target Wheel
J2 - Proc. of ICALEPCS2017, Barcelona, Spain, 8-13 October 2017
C1 - Barcelona, Spain
T2 - International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Control Systems
T3 - 16
LA - english
AB - The European Spallation Source (ESS) linear accelerator will deliver high energy proton bunches to tungsten sectors on a rotating Target Wheel, which will produce neutrons through a nuclear process. The motion control system of the Target Wheel presents engineering challenges, such as: velocity and phase stability requirements to precisely align individual tungsten sectors with proton bunches from the accelerator; a high moment of inertia due to the composition and distribution of mass on the wheel; limitations on the physical space to integrate control components, and components for associated safety systems; and, some components being exposed to a high radiation environment. The motion control system being prototyped employs components that satisfy the constraints on the physical space and radiation environment. Precise velocity and phasing of the Target Wheel are achieved by generating a series of pulses as each tungsten sector passes a fiducial point in the rotational cycle, and implementing a motion control algorithm to correctly synchronise the Target Wheel with reference signals from the centralised ESS timing system, which also controls the timing of the accelerator.
CP - Geneva, Switzerland
SP - 717
EP - 721
KW - ion
KW - target
KW - controls
KW - radiation
KW - neutron
DA - 2018/01
PY - 2018
SN - 978-3-95450-193-9
DO - 10.18429/JACoW-ICALEPCS2017-TUPHA129
UR - http://jacow.org/icalepcs2017/papers/tupha129.pdf
ER -