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Beam Dynamics and Electromagnetic Design Studies of 3 MeV RFQ for SNS Programme

DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2010.29068, PP. 519-528

Keywords: Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ), Beam Dynamics, Error Analysis, Cavity Design, End-Cells Optimization

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The physics design of a 3 MeV, 30 mA, 352.2 MHz Radio Frequency Quadrupole (RFQ) is done for the future Indian Spallation Neutron Source (ISNS) project at RRCAT, India. The beam dynamics design of RFQ and the error analysis of the input beam parameters are done by using standard beam dynamics code PARMTEQM. The electromagnetic stu-dies for the two-dimensional and three-dimensional cavity design are performed using computer codes SUPERFISH and CST Microwave Studio. The physics design of RFQ consisting of the beam dynamics design near the beam axis and the electromagnetic design for the RFQ resonator is described here.


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