A 650 mm Long Liquid Hydrogen Target for Use in a High Intensity Electron Beam

  • John W. Mark
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 29)


This paper describes a 650 mm long liquid hydrogen target constructed for use in the high intensity electron beam at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, (SLAC). The main design problem was to construct a target that would permit the heat deposited by the electron beam to be removed rapidly without boiling the hydrogen so as to maintain constant target density for optimum data taking. Design requirements, construction details and operating experience are discussed.


Heat Exchanger Liquid Hydrogen Previous Target Vacuum Tank Liquid Hydrogen Target 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • John W. Mark
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  1. 1.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanfordUSA

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