Speaker: Daniel Greenwald (Max-Planck-Institute)
Title: Muon Colliders & Frictional Cooling
Date (JST): Tue, Jun 01, 2010, 13:30 - 14:30
Place: Seminar Room at IPMU Kamioka Satellite
Abstract: A multi-TeV muon collider would open new frontiers of investigation in high-energy particle physics, providing the potential for both new discoveries and high precision measurements at a machine a fraction of the size of the lhc. It would also produce high intensity neutrino beams for use with oscillation or scattering experiments. One of the greatest challenges to constructing a muon collider is the preparation of a beam of muons for acceleration (called "cooling") on a timescale comparable to the lifetime of
the muon. Frictional cooling is a possible solution to this problem that can achieve desired luminosities while potentially reducing backgrounds down-stream in the interaction-point detectors.
A general muon collider scheme, from beam production to acceleration, including a frictional cooling scheme, will be presented along with possible physics studies at a muon collider and neutrino factory. A further application of frictional cooling for the production of low-energy muon beams will be presented, and the Max-Planck-Institute for Physics' Frictonal Cooling Demonstration experiment will also be described.
Remarks: (For researchers on Kashiwa-campus)
You can join this seminar with video-conference system in Conference Room A.