Constructional changes made to the Minnesota MP tandem Van de Graaff accelerator

J. H. Broadhurst, J. M. Blair

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Since initial operation of the Minnesota MP tandem Van de Graaff accelerator began in 1966 a number of changes have been made to prevent recurring faults and to improve machine performance. A description of these modifications to the mechanical and electrical structure of the machine and the resulting improvements in performance are summarized. A preliminary report on the operation of accelerator tubes of a modified design is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)143-146
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1974

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* This work was supported in part by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission under contract AT(1 I-1)-1265.

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