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MOP37 Beam Polarization Measurements with the Revised Compton Polarimeter at ELSA electron, photon, detector, laser 137
  • M.T. Switka, K. Desch, D. Elsner
    ELSA, Bonn, Germany
  • W. Hillert
    University of Hamburg, Institut für Experimentalphysik, Hamburg, Germany
  The Compton Polarimeter at the ELSA 3.2 GeV storage ring has been designed to measure the polarization degree of the stored electron beam by analyzing the profile of the back-scattered gamma-beam with a silicon microstrip detector. Utilizing a scattering asymmetry from interaction with circularly polarized laser light, the electron beam polarization is determined from the vertical shift of the gamma-beam’s center of gravity in respect to the handedness of the laser light. The installation of a new laser source and silicon strip detector has improved the polarimeter’s performance significantly. Additionally, the profile analysis could be enhanced by using a Pearson type peak function fit. The analyzing power was determined through the observation of the Sokolov-Ternov effect and a statistical measurement accuracy of 2 % could be obtained within 5 minutes of measurement time. The polarimeter resolves the expected spin dynamical effects occurring in the storage ring and has shown to be a robust and reliable measurement system for operation with the GaAs source for polarized electrons.  
DOI • reference for this paper ※ doi:10.18429/JACoW-IBIC2022-MOP37  
About • Received ※ 07 September 2022 — Revised ※ 09 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 13 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 19 September 2022
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MOP44 Novel Photoemission Type X-Ray Beam Position Monitor for the "White" Undulator Radiation undulator, radiation, electron, operation 159
  • P. Ilinski
    MAX IV Laboratory, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  Funding: Research conducted at MAX IV, a Swedish national user facility, is supported by the Swedish Research council, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, and Formas.
A novel photoemission type of X-ray Beam Position Monitor (XBPM) for the ’white’ undulator radiation is proposed. The XBPM employs beamline frontend fixed mask as a source of photocurrent signal. Signal spatial distribution and XBPM response were analyzed for various undulator radiation parameters.
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About • Received ※ 02 September 2022 — Revised ※ 10 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 12 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 19 September 2022
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TUP40 Photon Polarization Switch at ALBA operation, electron, radiation, synchrotron 331
  • L. Torino, G. Benedetti, F.F.B. Fernández, U. Iriso, Z. Martí, J. Moldes, D. Yépez
    ALBA-CELLS, Cerdanyola del Vallès, Spain
  The polarization of the synchrotron radiation produced by a bending magnet can be selected by properly choosing the vertical emission angle. At beamlines this can be done by moving a slit to cut out unwanted polarization: this method is time consuming and not very reproducible. Another option is to fix the slit position and generate a local bump with the electron beam, and vary the emission angle at the source point such that the slit is illuminated with the desired polarization. At ALBA, we have implemented this option within the Fast Orbit Feedback, which allows to perform the angle switch in less than one minute without affecting the other beamlines. This report describes the implementation of this technique for the dipole beamline MISTRAL at the ALBA Synchrotron.  
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About • Received ※ 05 September 2022 — Revised ※ 10 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 12 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 10 November 2022
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WEP10 Detection of a DC Electric Field Using Electro-Optical Crystals experiment, laser, vacuum, space-charge 403
  • A. Cristiano, M. Krupa
    CERN, Meyrin, Switzerland
  • R. Hill
    University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  Standard beam position monitors (BPM) are intrinsically insensitive to beams with no temporal structure, so-called DC beams, which many CERN experiments rely on. We therefore propose a novel detection technique in which the usual BPM electrodes are replaced with electro-optic (EO) crystals. When exposed to an electric field, such crystals change their optical properties. This can be exploited to encode the electric field magnitude onto the polarisation state of a laser beam crossing the crystal. An additional EO crystal, placed outside the vacuum chamber, can be used to control the system’s working point and to introduce a sinusoidal modulation, allowing DC measurements to be performed in the frequency domain. This contribution presents the working principle of this measurement technique, its known limitations, and possible solutions to further increase the system’s performance. Analytical results and simulations for a double-crystal optical chain are benchmarked against the experimental data taken on a laboratory test bench.  
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About • Received ※ 07 September 2022 — Revised ※ 10 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 15 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 03 December 2022
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WEP25 Installation and Commissioning of the Pulsed Optical Timing System Extension timing, controls, detector, laser 451
  • F. Rossi, M. Ferianis
    Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A., Basovizza, Italy
  At the FERMI FEL user facility, a fully optical timing system has been operated, to synchronize it, since the start of machine commissioning, back in 2009. In the past years the system has been progressively extended to support more clients. The latest upgrade is focusing on the pulsed subsystem which provides the phase reference to remote lasers and the bunch arrival monitor diagnostic stations. In origin the pulsed subsystem had a capacity to feed simultaneously six stabilized fiber links. The upgrade to the original layout makes it possible to install up to eight new additional links. Here we will describe the new setup and the results achieved in terms of short- and long-term stability.  
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About • Received ※ 07 September 2022 — Revised ※ 10 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 12 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 08 November 2022
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WEP29 Optimization Study of Beam Position and Angular Jitter Independent Bunch Length Monitor for Awake Run 2 radiation, detector, electron, target 465
  • C. Davut
    The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Ö. Apsimon
    The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • P. Karataev
    Royal Holloway, University of London, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • T. Lefèvre, S. Mazzoni
    CERN, Meyrin, Switzerland
  • G.X. Xia
    UMAN, Manchester, United Kingdom
  In this paper, a study using the Polarization Current Approach (PCA) model is performed to optimize the design of a short bunch length monitor using two dielectric radiators that produce coherent Cherenkov Diffraction Radiation (ChDR). The electromagnetic power emitted from each radiator is measuring a different part of the bunch spectrum using Schottky diodes. For various bunch lengths, the coherent ChDR spectrums are calculated to find the most suitable frequency bands for the detection system. ChDR intensities measured by each detector are estimated for different impact parameters to explore the dependence of bunch length monitor on beam position and angular jitter. It is found that, in the present configuration, the effects of beam position and angular jitter are negligibly small for bunch length measurement.
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About • Received ※ 07 September 2022 — Revised ※ 10 September 2022 — Accepted ※ 13 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 09 November 2022
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TH1C3 Single-Shot Electro-Optic Detection of Bunch Shapes and THz Pulses: Fundamental Temporal Resolution Limitations and Cures Using the DEOS Strategy laser, electron, experiment, FEL 536
  • C. Szwaj, S. Bielawski, C. Evain, E. Roussel
    PhLAM/CERLA, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
  • C. Gerth, B. Steffen
    DESY, Hamburg, Germany
  • B. Jalali
    UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
  Funding: ULTRASYNC ANR-DFG project, CPER Photonics for Society, CEMPI LABEX
Recording electric field evolutions in single-shot and with sub-picosecond resolution is required in electron bunch diagnostics, and THz applications. A popular strategy consists of transferring the unknown electric field shape onto a chirped laser pulse, which is eventually analyzed. The technique has been investigated and/or been used as routine diagnostics at FELIX, DESY, PSI, Eu-XFEL, KARA, SOLEIL, etc. However fundamental time-resolution limitations have been strongly limiting the potential of these methods. We review recent results on a strategy designed for overcoming this limit: DEOS [1] (Diversity Electro-Optic Sampling). A special experimental design enables to reconstruct numerically the input electric signal with unprecedented temporal resolution. As a result, 200 fs temporal resolution over more than 10 ps recording length could be obtained at European XFEL - a performance that could not be realized using classical spectrally-decoded electro-optic detection. Although DEOS uses a radically novel conceptual approach, its implementation requires few hardware modifications of currently operating chirped pulse electro-optic detection systems.
[1] E. Roussel, C.
Szwaj, C. Evain, B. Steffen, C. Gerth, B. Jalali and S. Bielawski,
Light: Science & Applications 11, 14 (2022).
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About • Received ※ 27 August 2022 — Accepted ※ 15 September 2022 — Issue date ※ 17 November 2022  
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