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RIS citation export for THYE5: Analysis of Low RRR SRF Cavities

AU  - Howard, K.
AU  - Bafia, D.
AU  - Grassellino, A.
AU  - Kim, Y.K.
ED  - Biedron, Sandra
ED  - Simakov, Evgenya
ED  - Milton, Stephen
ED  - Anisimov, Petr M.
ED  - Schaa, Volker R.W.
TI  - Analysis of Low RRR SRF Cavities
J2  - Proc. of NAPAC2022, Albuquerque, NM, USA, 07-12 August 2022
CY  - Albuquerque, NM, USA
T2  - International Particle Accelerator Conference
T3  - 5
LA  - english
AB  - Recent findings in the superconducting radio-frequency (SRF) community have shown that introducing certain impurities into high-purity niobium can improve quality factors and accelerating gradients. Success has been found in nitrogen-doping, diffusion of the native oxide into the niobium surface, and thin films of alternate superconductors atop a niobium bulk cavity. We question why some impurities improve RF performance while others hinder it. The purpose of this study is to characterize the impurity profile of niobium with a low residual resistance ratio (RRR) and correlate these impurities with the RF performance of low RRR cavities so that the mechanism of recent impurity-based improvements can be better understood and improved upon. Additionally, we performed surface treatments, low temperature baking and nitrogen-doping, on low RRR cavities to evaluate how the intentional addition of more impurities to the RF layer affects performance. We have found that low RRR cavities experience low temperature-dependent BCS resistance behavior more prominently than their high RRR counterparts. The results of this study have the potential to unlock a new understanding on SRF materials.
PB  - JACoW Publishing
CP  - Geneva, Switzerland
SP  - 877
EP  - 880
KW  - cavity
KW  - niobium
KW  - accelerating-gradient
KW  - radio-frequency
DA  - 2022/10
PY  - 2022
SN  - 2673-7000
SN  - 978-3-95450-232-5
DO  - doi:10.18429/JACoW-NAPAC2022-THYE5
UR  - https://jacow.org/napac2022/papers/thye5.pdf
ER  -