Comparison of simulation codes for the beam dynamics of low-energy ions

Hanke, K.; Heising, S.; Probert, G.; Scrivens, R.
February 2002
Review of Scientific Instruments;Feb2002, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p783
Academic Journal
Results are presented of the simulation of low-energy ion dynamics with three different codes: KOBRA, IGUN, and CPO. To share work between different codes one needs to be confident that they agree. For test cases, good agreement was found between the codes and analytical solutions. Where possible, results have been compared to experimental data from the CERN laser ion source. These simulations of the real beam line are in general agreement with the data.


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