The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator
2019 August 23
2019 December 12
The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator (IOTA) at the Fermilab Accelerator Science & Technology (FAST) Facility is beginning operations, with an experimental program aimed at developing technology to enable future high intensity particle beams. The results garnered from IOTA should allow for better control of beam losses, leading to higher safely achievable beam power. This will be particularly useful for future accelerator based neutrino experiments. Two of the R&D efforts at IOTA, Nonlinear Integrable Optics and Electron Column-based space charge compensation, are discussed here.