• Development of 2D particle-in-cell code to simulate high current, low energy beam in a beam transport system

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    • Keywords


      Space-charge; particle-in-cell; beam dynamics; Poisson's equation; solenoids; quadrupole magnets.

    • Abstract


      A code for 2D space-charge dominated beam dynamics study in beam transport lines is developed. The code is used for particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation of 𝑧-uniform beam in a channel containing solenoids and drift space. It can also simulate a transport line where quadrupoles are used for focusing the beam. Numerical techniques as well as the results of beam dynamics studies are presented in the paper.

    • Author Affiliations


      S C L Srivastava1 S V L S Rao1 P Singh1

      1. Nuclear Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 400 085, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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