1-6 September 2019
Lanzhou
Asia/Shanghai timezone
The deadline for the ICIS 2019 manuscript submission is extended to September 30. All oral presentations have been uploaded on the page of 'timetable'.

Self-Consistent Modeling of Beam-Plasma Interaction in the Charge Breeding Optimization Process

2 Sep 2019, 14:30
30m
Lanzhou

Lanzhou

No. 1 Beibinhe East Road, Chengguan District, Lanzhou
Invited oral

Speaker

Dr Alessio Galatà (INFN-Legnaro National Laboratories)

Description

The slowing down and capture by a plasma of externally injected 1+ ions, as a consequence of very frequent elastic Coulomb collisions, is the main mechanism involved in the charge breeding process based on Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources. The INFN ion source group has been undertaking an intense activity on numerical simulations of the beam-plasma interaction, developing a code that has been proving to be very effective in reproducing several experimental results of charge breeding of light and heavy ions. This contribution will present the progress made in the development of the numerical code, focusing the attention on the latest simulations of charge breeding of Rb1+ ions employing a self-consistent plasma target model. The effect of the real plasmoid/halo structure on the capture process will be underlined, as well as the influence of different plasma excitation frequencies.

Category of your contribution Fundamental processes in ion source, plasma

Primary authors

Dr Alessio Galatà (INFN-Legnaro National Laboratories) Dr David Mascali (INFN-South National Laboratories) Mr Carmelo Sebastiano Gallo (INFN-Legnaro National Laboratories) Dr Giuseppe Torrisi (INFN-South National Laboratories)

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