# S-Cooling

Stochastic cooling is a complementary cooling mechanism used in AD to cool antiproton beams at 3.575 GeV/c and 2 GeV/c

S-cooling at CERN

**2021:***W. Hofle*, Recommissioning of the CERN AD Stochastic Cooling System in 2021 after Long Shutdown 2 - presentation at COOL2021 link - proceedings

General References on s-cooling

**2016:**Stockhorst, H. et al. Beam Cooling at COSY and HESR Theory and Simulation – Part 1 Theory link- Nice overview of theory of S-cooling, with hands-on suggestions of what should measure in real life.

**2012:**F. Caspers and D. M\"ohl, History of stochastic beam cooling and its application in many different projects EPJ H 36, 601–632 (2012)- History of Stochastic cooling with references to most important papers

**2003:**M. Blaskiewicz, Stochastic Cooling Studies in RHIC PAC2003- Conference proceeding with some useful formula

**2000:***C. Carli and F. Caspers*, STOCHASTIC COOLING AT THE CERN ANTIPROTON DECELERATOR, EPAC2000- Conference proceedings with achieved performance of s-cooling and some observations (e.g. longit. signal in transverse BTF)

**1984:**S. van der Meer, Stochastic Cooling and the Accumulation of Antiprotons noble lecture- Description of cooling by its inventor for antiproton cooling in AA

**1983:**C.S. Taylor, Stochastic Cooling Hardware CAS1983- Description of main concepts, hardware needed, and possible faults and solutions

**1978:**F. Sacherer, Stochastic Cooling Theory inspire- Reference paper with details on theory of s-cooling using Fokker-Planch equation