Superconducting Cavities Development Division


Publication

  • Papers in refereed Journals:

    1. Further development of Sextupole and Decapole corrector magnets for the LHC” M. Allitt, A Ijspeert, M Karmarkar, A Puntambekar, A. Thipsay, K. Ruwali, S. Bapna, et al The 16th International Conference on Magnet Technology September 26 - October 2, 1999. [IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity vol.10, no.1, pp.162-5. March 2000]

    2. “Principles Developed for the Construction of the High Performance, Low-cost Superconducting LHC corrector Magnets” M. Allitt, A. Ijspeert, M. Karmarkar, A. Puntambekar. 17th International Conference on Magnet Technology (MT-17), Geneva, Switzerland, 24-28 Sep 2001 [IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 12 1; 1 90-93 Mar. 2002]

    3. "Indigenous Development of Superconducting Cavities, Cryomodules and Related Infrastructure for High Intensity Proton Linacs,” S C Joshi*, S Raghavendra, V K Jain, A Puntambekar, P Khare, J Dwivedi, G Mundra, P K Kush, P Shrivastava, and P D Gupta*, Indian Nuclear Society News, Vol. 10, No. 3 & 4, July-Dec., 2013, pp. 25-34.

    4. “Study of Weld Joint Qualification as per ASME code; SCRF Cavity, a case study”, Journal of advances in Science and Technology, Year: Mar, 2017, Volume: 13 / Issue: 1,Pages: 416 - 420 (5)

    5. S C Joshi, S Raghavendra, Avinash Puntambekar, V. Jain, P Khare, J Dwivedi, G Mundra, P K Kush, P Shrivastava, M Lad and P D Gupta, “Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Superconducting RF Cavity Fabrication, Processing and 2 K Characterization at RRCAT”, IOP Series: Materials Science and Engineering 171 (2017) 012114, doi:10.1088/1757-899X/171/1/012114. Publisher:- IOP Publishing


  • Papers in Conferences:

    1. S. S. Prabhu, A. M. Puntambekar, K. Shreeramulu, K. A. Hussain & S. S. Rammurthy. "Synchrotron magnet fabrication technique" -Proceedings of the International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Sources - 220-223.

    2. S. S. Prabhu, J. Singh, A. M. Puntambekar, V. K. Shrivastava, T. Veerbhadraiah & S. S. Rammurthy. "INDUS-1 storage ring magnet fabrication" - Proceedings of the International conference on Synchrotron Radiation Source - 216-219.

    3. S.C.Bapna, C.K.Ramchandran, A.M.Puntambekar and S.S.Ramamurthi “Impregnation of Saddle Shaped Superconducting Cost using filled Epoxy” Physics & Technology of Particle Accelerators and their Applications Calcutta Nov.1996

    4. S.C.Bapna, C.K.Ramchandran, A.M.Puntambekar, Anil Thipsay and M.G.Karmarkar “Cryogenic Test setup for Superconducting Sextupole Corrector Magnets” 16th National Symposium on CRYOGENICS, IIT Kharagpur (Dec. 1997)

    5. "Superconducting sextupole corrector magnet for LHC main dipole", A.Ijspeert, J.Salminen, A.M.Puntambekar, - European Partical Acclerator Conference, EPAC-96, 10-14th June 1996, Sitges, Barcelona - 2252.

    6. "Experience with the fabrication & testing of the sextupole Superconducting corrector magnets for the LHC". Salminen J. Ijspeert A., Ang Z, BillanJ, Walckiers I., CERN Geneva, Bapna S., Karmarkar M., Puntambekar A., Thipsay AInternational Conference on Magnet Technology MT15, China 1997.

    7. “Development of superconducting Sextupole and Decapole Spool Corrector Magnets at CAT for the main dipole of the LHC”. A. M. Puntambekar, M Karmarkar Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Accelerator Conference-InPAC-2003 - 637-39.

    8. “Development of cryogenic test facility and associated instruments for the testing of large number of superconducting spool corrector magnets at CAT” M Bagre, S Bapna, H. Ashoka, M G Karmarkar, P. Khare, T.Maurya, A Puntambekar, CK Ramachandran, A Yadav, A Yedle, Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Acclerator Conference-2003 - 624-626.

    9. “Field quality and hysteresis of LHC superconducting corrector magnets”. M. Allitt, R. Wolf, A. Puntambekar, Indore, India, at el European Particle Acclerator Conference EPAC-2004.

    10. “Approach towards development of 350MHz bulk Nb SCRF Cavities for 100MeV LINAC” A M Puntambekar, M G Karmarkar 11th Workshop on RF Superconductivity SRF2003, 8 – 12 September –2003.

    11. “Modified Series’ testing Scheme for testing of large number of SC corrector magnets." H. Ashoka, M. Bagre, V. Jain, P. Khare, A. Puntambekar, A. Yadav, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference 2005, VECC Kolkata, March 1-5, 2005.

    12. “Development of special machines for production of large number of superconducting coils for the spool correctors for the main dipole of LHC” A.M Puntambekar, M. G. Karmarkar, Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Accelerator Conference-InPAC-2003 - 634-636.

    13. "Measurement of contact resistance of superconducting corrector magnet for the Main Dipole of Large Hadron Collider (LHC)” A.M. Puntambekar, M.G. Karmarkar, H. Ashoka, Ajith Amban, M Karmarkar, A Pagare, A. Puntambekar, A Thipsay, A Yadav Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Accelerator Conference-InPAC-2003 - 631-633

    14. “Shrink fir analysis of MCS magnet to study the effect interference with modified design of shrink cylinder”, V. Jain,A. Puntambekar Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Accelerator Conference-InPAC-2003.

    15. “350 mm dia LHe Cryostat for testing of Superconducting Corrector Magnets for LHC, CERN.”, S.C.Bapna, C.K.Ramachandran, S.V.Venkateswaran and A M Puntambekar Proceedings of the DAE-BRNS Indian Particle Accelerator Conference-InPAC-2003

    16. “Design Manufacturing & Implementation of SC Switch for Contact resistance measurement of SC magnets,” Manish Bagre, A. Puntambekar at el InPAC 2006 BARC.

    17. “Design performance and series production of SC Trim QP magnet for LHC”, Mikko Karpinen at el CERN, A. Puntambekar at el RRCAT, EPAC 2006..

    18. Feasibility study & related issues for Technology development of 350 MHz bulk Niobium SCRF Cavities, A. Puntambekar at el InPAC 2006, BARC.

    19. “Preliminary design, analysis & manufacturing aspects of 350 MHz SC RF cavity”, D Mishra, A. Puntambekar at el APAC 2007, RRCAT.

    20. Indian Participation in LHC, SPL and CTF-3 projects at CERN, Switzerland”, Sahni V.C, Shrivastava P, Bhanage V.P Khare P at el Asian Particle Accelerator Conference - 2007 (APAC-07) , RRCAT, Indore , Jan. 29 - Feb. 2, 2007

    21. “Residual resistivity ratio measurement of Niobium”, Anand Yadav, A M Puntambekar, M A Manekar, InPAC 2009

    22. “Testing and evaluation of High Temperature Superconductor Current Leads”, Anand Yadav, A M Puntambekar, M A Manekar, InPAC 2009

    23. “Initial work on the electron Beam welding of 1.3 GHz Single cell Prototype cavity and their process validation efforts”, M Bagre, A M Puntambekar, P Shrivastava at el, InPAC 2009

    24. “SRF Main Linac Cryomodule design at Fermilab” D. Mitchell, J. Kerby, P. Khare at el, Proceedings of SRF2009, Berlin, Germany.

    25. “Development of 1.3 GHz Prototype Niobium Single Cell Superconducting Cavity Under IIFC Collaboration” A. Puntambekar#, M. Bagre, S C Joshi at el, Particle Accelerator Conference, New York USA, March 28 - April 1, 2011

    26. “Technology Developments efforts on fabrication of Superconducting Cavities at RRCAT,” A. Puntambekar#, M. Bagre, S C Joshi at el InPAC 2011, 15-18 Feb, 2011, New Delhi.

    27. “Development of 1.3 GHz SRF cavities half cell machining process at RRCAT”, “2nd International Workshop on Accelerator Driven Sub-Critical system and Thorium Utilization”. December 11–14, 2011, BARC Mumbai.

    28. “Superconducting Cavities Developments efforts at RRCAT”, “2nd International Workshop on Accelerator Driven Sub-Critical system and Thorium Utilization”. December 11–14, 2011, BARC Mumbai.

    29. "R&D activities on High Intensity Superconducting Proton LINAC at RRCAT". S C Joshi#, A Puntambekar, S B Roy, P Kush, P D Gupta, at el, Proceeding of the 26th International Linear Accelerator Conference, LINAC12, 9 to 14 September 2012 Tel Aviv, Israel,

    30. "Development of End Group for 1.3 GHz nine cell SCRF Cavity"; A Yedle#, M Bagre, T Maurya, A Yadav, A Puntambekar, SC Joshi . Proceedings of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, Nov 19-22, 2013. VECC, Kolkata

    31. "Development of 650 MHz (β=0.9) single-cell SCRF Cavity", M Bagre#, V Jain, A Yedle, A Puntambekar, J Dwivedi, P Shrivastava, S C Joshi (RRCAT), K K Mistri, P N Prakash (IUAC) et al. " Proceedings of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, Nov 19-22, 2013. VECC, Kolkata

    32. "Development of 1.3GHz five cell SCRF Cavity,InPAC 2013, Nov 19-22, 2013.IndianParticle Accelerator Conference, Nov 19-22, 2013. VECC, Kolkata. T Maurya, M Bagre, V Jain, A Yedle, , A Yadav, A Puntambekar, S G Goswami, R S Choudhary, R S Sandha, J Dwivedi, G V Kane, A Mahawar, P Mohania, P Shrivastava, S Sharma, R Gupta, S D Sharma, , S C Joshi (RRCAT), K K Mistri, P N Prakash (IUAC).

    33. "Room Temperature RF Characterization of Niobium SCRF cavities and their prototypes". Ashish Mahawar, Praveen Mohania, P. Shrivastava, Anand Yadav, A.M. Puntambekar Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, Nov 19-22, 2013. VECC, Kolkata

    34. Anand Yadav, S K Chouhan, A M Puntambekar and S. C. Joshi, " Scheme for Temperature mapping of Superconducting radio Frequency cavities." National Symposium on Instrumentation-38 Hubli, Karnataka on October 24th to 26th 2013

    35. Mistri K.S. *, Potukuchi P.N. *, Sacharias J. *, Sonti S.S.K.*, Kanjilal D.*, Puntambekar A.M., Maurya T, Vaishnav K.G., Bagre M., Yadle, A. EBW of superconducting niobium cavities at IUAC, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, Nov 19-22, 2013. VECC, Kolkata.

    36. Development of Superconducting Cavities and related infrastructure for high intensity Proton LINAC for Spallation Neutron Sourse” S. C. Joshi #, S. Raghavendra, V. K. Jain, A. Puntambekar, P. D. Gupta et al, Proceeding of the 27th Linear Accelerator Conference - Geneva, Switzerland, 31 August-05 September 2014.

    37. “Progress on SCRF cavity manufacturing activities at RRCAT” A. Puntambekar, S. C. Joshi, J Dwivedi, P Shrivastva, G Mindra, P. D. Gupta et al, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – TIFR-BARC, Mumbai, 21-24 December 2015.

    38. “Development of 1.3 GHz Nine-cell SCRF cavity”, M. Bagre*,T Maurya, A. Yedle, A. Puntambekar,S.C. Joshi et al, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – TIFR-BARC, Mumbai, 21-24 December 2015..

    39. . “Room temperature RF characterization of Nb make super conducting radio frequency cavities at RRCAT” Ashish Mahawar#, Praveen Mohania, Purushottam Shrivastava, Anand Yadav and Avinash Puntambekar, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – TIFR-BARC, Mumbai, 21-24 December 2015.

    40. “Development of Infrastructure Facilities for Superconducting RF Cavity Fabrication, Processing and 2 K Characterization at RRCAT”, Satish Chandra Joshi, S Raghavendra, V K Jain, A Puntambekar, P Khare, J Dwivedi, G Mundra, P K Kush, P Shrivastava, M Lad and P D Gupta, ICEC 26 – ICMC 2016 (26th International Conference on Cryogenics), March 7-11, 2016, New Delhi.

    41. Study and investigation of issues related to EB Welding Process Simulation Using Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD), Rahul Kumar Tale, Abhay Kumar, A.M.Puntambekar, et al at Indian Conference on Applied Mechanics (INCAM) 2017, MNNIT Allahabad, 5– 7 July 2017

    42. “Study of weld joint qualification as per ASME code: SCRF cavity a case study”. “National Conference on Mechanical Engineering in Next Decade” (NC-MEND2017) to be held at Government College of Engineering, Karad (M.S.) during March 10-11, 2017, Bhushan Y. Dharmik, Syed Moulali , A.M.Puntambekar e al

    43. "Detection of quench location in 1.3 GHz single cell SCRF Cavity during cold testing in LHe bath at 2K" Anand Yadav*, Avinash Puntambekar, S. C. Joshi et al, presented at 26th National Symposium on Cryogenics & Superconductivity at VECC. Kolkata during February 22- 24, 2017.

    44. “An approach for weld joint qualification of Niobium and Niobium –Titanium joint in a SCRF cavity, Syed Moulali*, Avinash Puntambekar, S C Joshi et al, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2018 RRCAT Indore, 09-12 January, 2018.

    45. “Development of process parameters for Electron Beam Welding of various parts of a 650 MHz five cell SCRF cavities”, M Bagre*, T Maurya, A Puntambekar, S C Joshi et al. Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2018 RRCAT Indore, 09-12 January, 2018.

    46. “Processing and Testing of First Single-Cell 650 MHz (Beta=0.92) Superconducting RF Cavity”, S. Raghavendra*, S.K.Suhane, A.Puntambekar and S.C.Joshi. Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2018 RRCAT Indore, 09-12 January, 2018.

    47. “Design and Fabrication of Insertion Fixture for Dressing of 1.3 GHz 9-cell SCRF Cavities”, V K Srivastava*, T Maurya, A Puntambekar and S C Joshi, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2018 RRCAT Indore, 09-12 January, 2018.

    48. “Room temperature RF characterization of 650 MHz Niobium cavity structures for development of Beta-0.92, 5-Cell SCRF cavity”, Praveen Mohania*, Ashish Mahawar, Anand Yadav, A Puntambekar, Purushottam Shrivastava, et al. Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2018 RRCAT Indore, 09-12 January, 2018.

    49. Progress on HB650 Superconducting Cavity Dressing and its Infrastructure, Vikas Jain, Avinash Puntambekar, Manish Bagre, Syed Maulali, et al, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2019 RRCAT Indore, 18-21 November, 2019.

    50. Experience on fabrication of 650 MHz five-cell SCRF cavities using Electron Beam Welding, Manish Bagre, Avinash Puntambekar, Syed Maulali, et al, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2019 RRCAT Indore, 18-21 November, 2019.

    51. FE analysis of SCRF cavity weld joints and its experimental verification, Syed Maulali, Vikas Jain, Avinash Puntambekar, Manish Bagre, et al, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2019 RRCAT Indore, 18-21 November, 2019.

    52. Development of Ti Gr2 components for HB650 dressing. V K Srivastva, Avinash Puntambekar, Manish Bagre, Syed Maulali, Vikas Jain, , et al, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2019 RRCAT Indore, 18-21 November, 2019.

    53. Temperature mapping for 650 MHz SCRF cavity during testing at 2K. Anand Yadav, Avinash Puntambekar, Ajay Yedle, et al, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference – InPAC-2019 RRCAT Indore, 18-21 November, 2019.

    54. K. K. Singh, A. Yedle, A. Yadav, V. K. Jain, D.V. Ghodke and Avinash Puntambekar, “Development and Testing of Tuner and Its Subsystems for Superconducting RF Cavity”, Proceeding of Indian Particle Accelerator Conference - 2019 (InPAC2019), 18-21 November 2019, IUAC, New Delhi.

    55. Praveen Mohania, Ashish Mahawar, Avinash Puntambekar, Syed Moulali, Anand Yadav, Tilak Maurya, Manish Bagre, Shrivastava at al, “Challenges of Frequency measurement and their control during fabrication of 650 MHz five-cell SCRF cavity” in the proceeding of Indian Particle Accelerator Conference - 2019 (InPAC2019), 18-21 November 2019, IUAC, New Delhi.

    56. V. Jain, E. Borissov, I.V. Gonin, C.J. Grimm, S. Kazakov, T.N. Khabiboulline, V.A. Lebedev, C.S. Mishra, D.V. Mitchell, T.H. Nicol, Y.M. Pischalnikov, A.M. Rowe, N.K. Sharma, and V.P. Yakovlev, “Elliptical Superconducting RF Cavities for PIP-II Project ”, Proc. North American Particle Accelerator Conf. (NAPAC'16), October 9-14, 2016, Chicago, IL, USA, ISBN 978-3-95450-180-9, pp. 859-862.

    57. I.V. Gonin, E. Borissov, V.K. Jain, C. Grimm, A. Grasselino, S.Kazakov, V. Lebedev, A. Lunin, C. S. Mishra, N. Sharma, N. Solyak, Y. Pischalnikov, A. Rowe, D. Mitchel, T. Nicol, V. P. Yakovlev, “650 MHz Elliptical Superconducting RF Cavities for PIP-II Project”, Proceedings of LINAC2016, September 25-30, 2016 East Lansing, MI, USA, pp 943-945.

    58. V.K. Jain, C. Grimm, I.V. Gonin, T. N. Khabiboulline, A. Rowe, T. Nicol and V. P. Yakovlev, ‘Progress of HB650 Cavities for PIP-II Project at Fermilab’, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference (InPAC-2018) RRCAT, Indore, January 9-12, 2018.

    59. K.K. Singh, A. N. Yedle, S. Mandle, V. K. Jain and S. C. Joshi, “HB650 Tuner Testing Scheme with Single-Cell SCRF Cavity”, Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference (InPAC-2018) RRCAT, Indore, January 9-12, 2018.

    60. V. K. Raghuvanshi, P. K. Gauttam, Sohanlal, Sourabh, Kherde and Vikas Jain, ‘Development of Synchrotron Beam Shutter for Undulator Front-Ends of Indus-2’ Proceeding of the Indian Particle Accelerator Conference (InPAC-2018) RRCAT, Indore, January 9-12, 2018.

    61. K. K. Singh, V. K. Jain, S. V. Kokil, S. K. Chauhan, S. Raghvendra, P. Mohania, A. P. Singh, P. Shrivastava, P. K. Kush, S. C. Joshi, “Tuner Testing with 1.3 GHz Single-Cell SCRF Cavity at Cryogenic Temperature”, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, InPAC-2015, December 21 - 24, 2015, Mumbai.

    62. V. K. Raghuvanshi, Vijendra Prasad, S. R. Garg, Vikas Jain, “Design, development, installation and commissioning of water-cooled pre-masks for undulator front-ends of INDUS-2”, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, InPAC-2015, December 21 - 24, 2015, Mumbai.

    63. V. K. Raghuvanshi, Y. Tyagi, S. Yadav, T. A. Puntambekar, Vikas Jain, Vijendra Prasad, “Design, fabrication, installation and commissioning of water-cooled beam viewer for undulator front-ends of Indus-2”, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, InPAC-2015, December 21 - 24, 2015, Mumbai.

    64. Vanshree Thakur, Vikas Jain, S.Das, R. S. Shinde, S.C.Joshi, “Design and Analysis of Magnetic Shield for 650 MHz SCRF Cavity”, Indian Particle Accelerator Conference, InPAC-2015, December 21 - 24, 2015, Mumbai.


Technical report:
  1. RRCAT Library report: "Development of Niobium and Stainless Steel Transition Brazing Joint and Process Qualification", V. K. Srivastava, Tilak Mourya, Ashish Singh, Avinash Puntambekar et al, Report:RRCAT/2017-01

  2. RRCAT/2014-12; “Effect of nickel plating on stainless steel interface during brazing of niobium and stainless steel using oxygen free electronic copper braze filler material”, Kumar, Abhay Ganesh, P.Kaul, R.Shrivastava, V.K., Ram Sankar, P.Singh, M.K.Rai, Sanjay Kumar, Puntambekar, Avinash Puntambekar

  3. RRCAT/2017-01;Development of niobium and stainless steel transition brazing joint and process qualification, Srivastava, V.K.; Maurya, Tilak; Singh, Ashish; Kumar, Abhay;Yedle, Kamlesh; Sindal, B.K.; Ganesh, P.; Kaul, R.; Puntambekar, Avinash Puntambekar,

  4. V. K. Jain, K. K. Singh, D. V. Ghodke and Avinash Puntambekar,: “Design, Development and Testing of SCRF Cavity Tuner Qualification Setup with Control and DAQ System” RRCAT Library report: RRCAT/2019-13

  5. V. K. Jain, T. Nicol, “Engineering Design Note for Helium Vessel of 650 MHz SCRF” – Team Centre (TC) no. ED0005130

  6. V. K. Jain, I. Gonin, C. Grimm. “Engineering Analysis of Beta 0.92 650 MHz 5 Cell SRF Cavity Assembly”- TC No. ED0004923

  7. C. Grimm, V. K. Jain, “Fabrication specification of bare cavity of 650MHz” TC no. ED0000693

  8. V. K. Jain , C. Grimm, “Fabrication specification of Helium Vessel” TC No. ED0005059

  9. V. K. Jain, D. Mitchell, “Engineering Risk Assessment for Cavity Fabrication” TC No. ED0004946

  10. V. K. Jain, “Functional Requirements Specification (FRS) for tuner” TC No. ED0004407

  11. P. Yuriy, V. K. Jain “Technical Requirements Specification for tuner (TRS)” TC No. ED0005146

  12. V. K. Jain, V. Roger, “Vacuum Vessel Engineering Note for SSR-1 Cryomodule” TC No. EN02076

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