Weekly LIPAc highlights (1/Febuary-5/February)

Global Alignment survey

The analyses of the data collected during the global alignment survey of the entire LIPAc accelerator has been completed. Additional measurements of the first RFQ module and of one HEBT magnet are on-going to assess if realignment is necessary.

Radio Frequency (RF) System and RFQ cavity                                                             

The start-up of the RF system with the calibration of the LLRF (Low Level RF) and the RF chains continued this week. The behaviour of the RF cavity during first trials of RF injection is checked as a part of training program.

HEBT (High Energy Beam transport) commissioning

The backup PS for the dipole magnet was delivered on-site and its installation started.

Beam Dump

As part of the BD skid commissioning, the automatic pressure adjustment of the skid using the expansion tank was successfully performed.

Disclaimer: the information reported is not meant to be technically complete and doesn’t cover all the activities currently carried out on LIPAc.