In the framework of the High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider, the installation of a new generation of quadrupole magnets is foreseen on each side of ATLAS and CMS experiments. The new magnets are based on Nb3Sn technology and shall be able to reach an ultimate current of 17.9 kA with a peak field of 12.3 T in the coil. In 2016 and 2017, the first two short models, called MQXFS3 and MQXFS5, have been tested at 4.2 and 1.9 K in the two new test benches at the European Organization for Nuclear Research. This paper presents the result of the quench performance of the two models; the first magnet reached nominal but failed to reach ultimate, showing detraining in one coil. MQXFS5 reached ultimate performance without any detraining phenomena, validating the PIT conductor used for the first time in this magnet program.
Test result of the short models MQXFS3 and MQXFS5 for the HL-LHC Upgrade / H. Bajas, G. Ambrosio, A. Ballarino, M. Bajko, B. Bordini, N. Bourcey, D.W. Cheng, M. Cabon, A. Chiuchiolo, G. Chlachidze, H. Felice, L. Fiscarelli, M. Juchno, S. Izquierdo Bermudez, M. Guinchard, J. Kopal, F. Lackner, M. Marchevsky, F. Nobrega, H. Pan, J.C. Perez, H. Prin, E. Ravaioli, L. Rossi, G. Sabbi, S. Sequeira Tavares, J. Steckert, S. Stoynev, E. Todesco, G. Vallone, P. Wanderer, X. Wang, M. Yu. - In: IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY. - ISSN 1051-8223. - 28:3(2018), pp. 8303224.1-8303224.6.
|Titolo:||Test result of the short models MQXFS3 and MQXFS5 for the HL-LHC Upgrade|
|Parole Chiave:||high field Nb3Sn magnets; High luminosity LHC; interaction regions; low-β quadrupoles; Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials; Condensed Matter Physics; Electrical and Electronic Engineering|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore FIS/01 - Fisica Sperimentale|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2018.2810100|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|