Simulation of the Fermilab Booster using Synergia

Panagiotis Spentzouris
Fermilab

High precision modeling of space-charge effects is essential for designing future accelerators as well as optimizing the performance of existing machines. Synergia is a high-fidelity parallel beam dynamics simulation framework with fully three dimensional space-charge capabilities and a higher-order optics implementation. Synergia incorporates existing physics modules and solvers, and, by utilizing modern programming design, presents the user with a "humane" interface and standard problem description.

In this poster, we describe the Synergia framework and present Synergia simulations of the Fermilab Booster accelerator and comparisons with experiment. We also present code benchmarks comparing Synergia with semi-analytic results and other simulation codes.