Princeton Muon Collider Technical Notes

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The Muon Collider in the News.
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Futures in Accelerator-Based Physics, (U. Ioannina, Greece, May 21, 2004).
Snowmass'01 M1 Working Group Summary, K.T. McDonald (July 20, 2001). [Scanned version of all transparencies.]
Snowmass'01 M1 Working Group Summary, K.T. McDonald (July 20, 2001). [Does not include the many transparencies contributed by other working group members.] .ps version.
X-Ray Rates in Scintillating Fibers near High-Gradient RF Cavities at BNL and FNAL, K.T. McDonald (July 16, 2001). .ps version.
MuMu/01-22, X-Ray Rates in Scintillating Fibers Placed Near the BNL ATF RF Gun, K.T. McDonald, H.G. Kirk, X.J. Wang (June 12, 2001).
Report of the International Working Group on Muon Beamlines, K. McDonald (NuFACT'01, May 28, 2001). .ppt version.
Status of LEP-wide Higgs searches, presented by C. Tully to the LEPC, representing the LEP working group for Higgs boson searches (Sep. 5, 2000).
Proposal for a Study of Ionization Cooling of a Low-Energy Muon Beam by LH2 and LiH Absorbers, C.X. Wang et al. (July 5, 2000). .ps version.
An Initial Cooling Demonstration, presented by K. McDonald at NuFact'00 (Monterey, May 25, 2000). version with handwritten notes. .ps version.
A Simple First Phase of an Ionization Cooling R&D Program, K. McDonald, Princeton/μμ/00-21 (Feb. 10, 2000). .ps verison. Updates include discussion of measurements of multiple scattering, and fixup for the missing factor of 2 in betastar. Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3 of the LASS/MEGA magnet at LANL.
Thoughts on Emittance Diagnostics for a Neutrino Factory Cooling Test, K. McDonald (Dec 14, 1999).
Update on Longitudinal Diffusion, K. McDonald (Nov 12, 1999).
An Emittance Diagnostic Channel for R&D on the Front End of a Muon Collider/Neutrino Factory, K. McDonald, Princeton/μμ/99-20 (Aug. 6, 1999). .ps version.
MuMu/99-19, A Low-Pressure Time Projection Chamber, H. Guler (Apr. 1999).
Muon Colliders: Status of R&D and Future Plans, K. McDonald, paper WEBR4 at PAC'99 (Mar. 31, 1999). .ps version.
Zone Refined Beryllium and Al-Be Alloys (Mar. 18, 1999). .ps version. Properties of Al-Be Alloys, Brush-Wellman, .ps summary.
Precision Timing via Cherenkov Radiation, II, S.E. Vahsen, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald (Feb. 1999). .ps version
Physics Opportunities at a Muon Collider, presented at ORNL (Feb. 5, 1999). .ps version.
Physics Opportunities at a Muon Collider, presented at DPF'99 (UCLA, Jan. 7, 1999). .pdf version. MuMu/99-18, for the Proceedings. Older .ps version.
Transparencies, Prototype TPC Tests, C. Lu, (Dec. 9, 1998). The .eps file is not readable on UNIX; try also the PowerPoint file.
Muon Collider R&D at Princeton, K.T. McDonald, presented at the Princeton Physics Advisory Council Meeting (Dec. 4, 1998). .ps version.
MuMu/98-14, Properties of High-Resistivity Carbon-Loaded Kapton, H. Guler (Nov. 30, 1998).
Comments on Ionization Cooling, K. McDonald, Princeton/μμ/98-17 (updated Feb. 11, 2000). .ps version.
(Some) Accelerator Physics of a Muon Collider, K.T. McDonald, presented at PPPL (Oct. 20, 1998). .ps version.
Precision Timing via Cherenkov Radiation, II, S.E. Vahsen, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald (Oct. 9, 1998). .ps version.
Precision Timing via Cherenkov Radiation, S.E. Vahsen and K.T. McDonald (Sept. 1, 1998). .ps version.
Update on TPC's for the Muon Cooling Experiment, H. Guler, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald, E.J. Prebys and S.E. Vahsen (Sept. 1, 1998). .ps verison.
Specifications for the Low-Pressure TPC for the Muon Cooling Experiment, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys, Princeton/μμ/98-13 (July 26, 1998). .ps version.
MuMu/98-12, Current-Mode Programming for the Prototype TPC Magnet Power Supply, H. Guler and E.J. Prebys (July 23, 1998).
MuMu/98-11, Precision Timing via Cerenkov Radiation, S.E. Vahsen and K.T. McDonald (July 25, 1998), first draft now complete.
Prospects for a Muon Collider, K.T. McDonald (July 17, 1998), presented at the BNL AGS/RHIC User's Meeting. .ps version.
R&D Towards a Muon Collider, K.T. McDonald (June 1, 1998). .ps version.
R&D Towards a Muon Collider: K.T. McDonald (May 26, 1998). .ps version.
Time Projection Chambers for the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, K.T. McDonald (May 5, 1998). Transparencies.
Muon Collider Targetry R&D, K.T. McDonald (May 1, 1998). .ps version.
The Muon Collider, Physics Opportunities, Technical Challenges, K.T. McDonald (updated Apr. 28, 1998). .ps verison.
A Detector Scenario for the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys (Apr. 21, 1998). .ps version.
Targetry Issues at a Muon Collider, K.T. McDonald (updated Apr. 2, 1998). .ps version.
MuMu/98-10: Flowing Tungsten Powder for Possible Use as the Primary Target at a Muon Collider Source, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald (Mar. 15, 1998). .ps version.
MuMu/98-9: Princeton Warm Bore Magnet, E.J. Prebys (Mar. 6, 1998).
Muon Collider: Introduction and Status, R.B. Palmer (Feb. 2, 1998).
A Detector Scenario for the Muon Cooling Experiment, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald, E.J. Prebys and S.E. Vahsen, Princeton/μμ/97-8 (updated May 15, 1998). .ps version.
A Detector Scenario for the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys (Oct. 21, 1997). .ps version.
Ionization Cooling R and D Program for a High Luminosity Muon Collider, by the MUCOOL Collaboration (Aug. 10, 1997).
A Detector Scenario for the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, C. Lu, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys (July 28, 1997). .ps version.
Bunch-Timing Measurement in the Muon Cooling Experiment Via Cylindrical TM(0,1,0) RF Accelerating Cavities, K.T. McDonald (July 24, 1997). .ps version.
Bunch-Timing Measurement in the Muon Cooling Experiment Via a Square TM(1,1,0) or a Circular TM RF Accelerating Cavity, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys, Princeton/μμ/97-7 (July 24, 1997). .ps version.
Bunch-Timing Measurement in the Muon Cooling Experiment Via a Rectangular TM(2,1,0) RF Deflection Cavity, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys, Princeton/μμ/97-6 (July 18, 1997). .ps version
Bunch-Timing Measurement in the Muon Cooling Experiment Via Rectangular TE(0,1,n) RF Cavities, K.T. McDonald (July 17, 1997). .ps version.
Bunch-Timing Measurement in the Muon Cooling Experiment Via Rectangular TE(0,1,n) RF Cavities, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys, Princeton/μμ/97-5 (July 18, 1997). .ps version.
Accuracy of Measurements in the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, K.T. McDonald (July 17, 1997). .ps version.
Accuracy of Measurements in the Muon-Collider Cooling Experiment, K.T. McDonald and E.J. Prebys, Princeton/μμ/97-4 (July 18, 1997). .
Low-Melting-Temperature Metals for Possible Use as Primary Targets at a Muon Collider Source, C. Lu and K.T. McDonald, Princeton μμ/97-3 (May 15, 1997, updated June 5, 1998; added estimate of onset of thermal shock; June 12, added phase diagrams for Ga-Sn, Ga-Zn and Ga-In-Sn). .ps version.

Radiation Dose from Neutrino Decay at a Muon Collider, K.T. McDonald, Princeton/μμ/97-2 (Mar. 7, 1997). .ps version.
Compression of Beam Energy Via Off-Axis Traversal of an RF Cavity, K.T. McDonald, Princeton/μμ/97-1 (Jan. 20, 1997). .ps version. Transparencies (Apr 7, 1997). The paper below by Courant can be interpreted as casting doubt on whether the `rf wedge' can work. We believe that Courant's theorem does not apply because the energy increments provided by an rf cavity cannot be described by a `linear' transformation in Courant's sense.
Conservation of Phase Space in Hamiltonian Systems and Particle Beams, E.D. Courant, in `Perspectives on Modern Physics, ed. by R.E. Marshak (Wiley, 1966), p. 257.
HEP/96-6: A 32-Channel Waveform Sampling FASTbus Module with Local DSP Processing, R.L. Wixted et al. (May 19, 1996). NIM A386, 483 (1997).
Muon Collider Feasibility Study, R. Palmer et al., BNL-52503 (July, 1996).
HEP/96-5: A Switched Capacitor Based Charge-to-Time Convertor, T. Liu et al. (May 19, 1996).
Transparencies on A Switched Capacitor Based Charge-to-Time Convertor, D.R. Marlow (March 21, 1996).
PSI-PR-95-10: Study of Time and Charge Resolution of Drift Chamber Pulses Using a Fast VLSI Waveform Sampler Chip, D. Goldner et al. (June 1995)
HEP/94-19: Proposal for a Wire-Chamber-Based CsI Photocathode for a B-Factory RICH, E.J. Prebys (340kB, January 19, 1994)
First Tests of the Timing Resolution of Microchannel-Plate Photomultipliers Viewing Cerenkov Radiation, C. Lu, D.R. Marlow and K.T. McDonald, Princeton/HEP/94-11 (June 18, 1994). .ps version.
page 1, page 2, page 3, page 4, page 5 of specifications of Hamamatsu fine mesh photomultipliers.
page 1, page 2, page 3 of specifications of the Hamamatsu R3809U microchannel-plate photomultiplier.

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