US Patent No. 10,070,509

COMPACT SRF BASED ACCELERATOR


Patent No. 10,070,509
Issue Date September 04, 2018
Title Compact Srf Based Accelerator
Inventorship Robert Kephart, Batavia, IL (US)
Assignee Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, Batavia, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,070,509

1. An accelerator comprising:at least one super conducting radio frequency accelerator cavity;
an electron gun;
at least one cavity cooler configured to at least partially encircle and make thermal contact with said super conducting radio frequency accelerator cavity;
a cooling connector wherein said cooling connector has a minimum thermal conductivity of 1×104 W m?1 K?1 at temperatures of 4 degrees K; and
a refrigeration source connected to said cooling connector wherein said refrigeration source conducts heat away from said superconducting radio frequency accelerator cavity via said cooling connector.