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RF cavity using liquid dielectric for tuning and cooling

United States Patent

April 17, 2012
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A system for accelerating particles includes an RF cavity that contains a ferrite core and a liquid dielectric. Characteristics of the ferrite core and the liquid dielectric, among other factors, determine the resonant frequency of the RF cavity. The liquid dielectric is circulated to cool the ferrite core during the operation of the system.
Popovic; Milorad (Warrenville, IL), Johnson; Rolland P. (Newport News, VA)
Muons, Inc. (Batavia, IL)
12/ 359,810
January 26, 2009
GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Grant Number(s) DE-FG02-07ER86320 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in the invention.