Author: Rath, P.
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MOPA63 Multiphysics Simulation of the Thermal Response of a Nanofibrous Target in a High-Intensity Beam 185
  • W.J. Asztalos
    IIT, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • S.K. Bidhar, F. Pellemoine
    Fermilab, Batavia, Illinois, USA
  • P. Rath
    IIT Bhubaneswar, Jatni, India
  • Y. Torun
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illlinois, USA
  Nanofibrous structures are of high interest to the fields of engineering and materials science, and investigation of their properties as well as discovery of novel applications for them both constitute lively areas of research. A very promising application of nanofiber mats lies in the field of accelerator technology: beam targets made from nanofiber mats offer a solution to the problem of advancing the "intensity frontier"–-the limit on the beam intensities that can be realized in fixed target experiments and neutrino production facilities. However, testing has shown that the survivability of these nanofiber targets depends strongly on their manufacturing parameters, such as the packing density of fibers. In this work, we will use multiphysics simulations to perform a thermal study on how nanofiber targets react to high intensity beams, so that the dependency of the targets’ lifetime on their construction parameters can be better understood.  
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DOI • reference for this paper ※ doi:10.18429/JACoW-NAPAC2022-MOPA63  
About • Received ※ 14 July 2022 — Revised ※ 02 August 2022 — Accepted ※ 04 August 2022 — Issue date ※ 25 August 2022
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