Storage Ring Design for Synchrotron Radiation Sources

  • Riccardo BartoliniEmail author
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Modern storage ring light sources have been very successful in providing high-flux, high-brightness, highly stable photon beams for many scientific applications. Their success is underpinned by sophisticated lattice designs that allow small emittance electron beams to be reached with a large complement of straight sections for insertion devices. The design of such lattices is in continuous evolution, with the most modern trends aiming at diffraction-limited storage rings.

In this chapter we review the users’ requirements and their implications on the storage ring design strategies. The rationale of the design based on double-bend achromats (DBA) and triple-bend achromats (TBA) isare presented along with the most recent solutions based on multi-bend achromats (MBA) and damping wigglers. The strategies for the optimizsation of the linear and nonlinear optics are discussed. We conclude with a review of the injection schemes, including nonlinear pulsed kicker injection and the implications of top-up operation.


Storage Ring Design Low-Emittance Lattices Injection Systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Diamond Light Source Ltd., Diamond HouseOxfordshireUK

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