CST – Computer Simulation Technology

Simulation of Accelerator Components

A particle accelerator is a very sophisticated machine which combines many different components, including cavities, magnets and beam position monitors. Multiple competing design goals play a role in the design of these components. The particle acceleration and therefore the input power should be as high as possible, but this can lead to increasing multipaction and thermal problems.

Simulation software can help during the complicated design process in various phases. The eSeminar will describe different aspects of design in which CST Studio Suite® can be of interest, beginning with simple eigenmode simulations and the choice of the correct solver. Accelerator specific post-processing features are addressed as well as multiphysics approaches. A short look into magnet simulation will be also given. Last but not least, the field of particle dynamics will be shown, including multipaction and impedance analysis. The eSeminar will include both an introductory overview as well as new features, making it suitable for both new and long-term users.

Presenter

Monika Balk
  • Dr. Monika Balk
  • Dr. Monika Balk is the market development manager for charged particle dynamics applications. Dr. Balk joined CST in 2005 as a senior application engineer for high-frequency applications. Dr. Balk received her Ph.D. from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany in 2005 with an accelerator physics-related topic. During her work with CST, she has gained experience in applications of charged particle dynamics with her support activities worldwide. Dr. Balk has published several papers on magnetrons, TWT, and general vacuum tube simulation.

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