beam dump


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beam dump

A device which absorbs electromagnetic radiation, either photons or ionising radiation in the form of electrons, protons, nuclei or ions. Beam dumps take into account backscatter of radiation and overheating with appropriate metallic shielding—e.g., lead, copper, aluminium, carbon, beryllium and tungsten.
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Contract award: EO 015-15 XFEL: Manufacture and supply of 4 units Beam dump power supplies for the European XFEL.
The magnetic fields of the beam dump magnets are perpendicular to each other.
The transmitted beam, which travels through the open sectors of the chopper wheel, is incident on the test detector and the reflected beam is incident onto a beam dump.
This is made possible with the active optical components - grating, mirror, apertures, and beam dump - micro-machined directly onto the waveguide.
Contract notice: EO 015-15 XFEL Manufacture and supply of 4 units Beam dump power supplies for the European XFEL.
The incumbent performs tests and 15 dipole magnets (4 for the transfer line, 8 ring, 2 for the beam dump and a spare) and 2 spare spools depending on the specific CCTP it provides packaging and delivery.
The incumbent performs tests and quadrupole magnets 34 (7 transfer line 24 for the ring, 2 for the beam dump and a spare), supports and 4 spare spools depending on the specific CCTP it ensures packaging and delivery.