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TY - UNPB AU - Marchetti, B. AU - Aßmann, R.W. AU - Beutner, B. AU - Bopp, M. AU - Braun, H.-H. AU - Catalán Lasheras, N. AU - Christie, F. AU - Citterio, A. AU - Conrad, B. AU - Craievich, P. AU - Czwalinna, M.K. AU - D'Arcy, R.T.P. AU - Ganter, R. AU - Gonzalez Caminal, P. AU - Grudiev, A. AU - Hoffmann, M. AU - Hüning, M. AU - Jonas, R. AU - Kleeb, T. AU - Klose, K. AU - Krebs, O. AU - Lederer, S. AU - Marcellini, F. AU - Marx, D. AU - McMonagle, G. AU - Osterhoff, J. AU - Pedrozzi, M. AU - Prat, E. AU - Reiche, S. AU - Reukauff, M. AU - Rönsch-Schulenburg, J. AU - Schlarb, H. AU - Schreiber, S. AU - Tews, G. AU - Vogt, M. AU - Wagner, A. AU - Wesch, S. AU - Wuensch, W. AU - Zemella, J. ED - Schaa, Volker RW TI - The PolariX TDS: Experimental Verification of a Next-Generation of Transverse Deflection Structure Working in the X-Band Frequency Regime J2 - Proc. of IPAC2020, Caen, France, 10-15 May 2020 CY - Caen, France T2 - International Particle Accelerator Conference T3 - 11 LA - english AB - The PolariX TDS (Polarizable X-Band Transverse Deflection Structure) is an innovative TDS-design operating in the X-band frequency-range invented at CERN*. The design gives full control of the streaking plane, which can be tuned in order to characterize the projections of the beam distribution in arbitrary transverse axes. This novel feature opens new opportunities for complete characterization of the electron beam including also the 3D reconstruction of the charge-density distribution of the bunch**. A collaboration of three research institutes (DESY, CERN and PSI) was formed to realize the prototype structure in view of future in-series production***. This new RF-cavity design requires very high manufacturing precision. The prototype was assembled using the high-precision-tuning-free assembly procedure developed at PSI****. Late 2019 the first PolariX TDS was installed in the FLASHForward beamline at DESY, where the expected performance of the structure has been validated during the first commissioning with electron beam. The experimental results open the path for novel and more extended beam characterization in the direction of multi-dimensional-beam-phase-space reconstruction. PB - JACoW Publishing CP - Geneva, Switzerland ER -