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Technology

The Technology section hosts the website areas for the Accelerator, Target, and Integrated Control System Divisions as well as the Technical Management group. Here you can find the who, what, why, where and how of the machine technology and systems being researched, developed and built for ESS.


Maximum Linac Length: 602 m 
Average Beam Power: 5 MW
Peak Power: 125 MW
Proton Kinetic Energy: 2 GeV
Average Macro-Pulse Current: 62.5 mA
Macro-Pulse Length: 2.86 ms
Pulse Repetition Rate: 14 Hz
Below Ground Level: 4 m
Particle Speed: about 287,800,000 m/s
 
Target Wheel Diameter: 2.5 m
Target Wheel Weight: 4 tonnes
Proton Beam Heat Load: 2.7 MW
Neutron Production Rate: 10ˆ18 neutrons/s
Beam Footprint on Target: 6 x 18 cm
Steel Shielding: 6,000 tonnes

 

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