2015-Jun-12 Biweekly Report

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AB=Alex Bogacz, DD=Dave Douglas, CT=Chris Tennant, AC=Alex Castilla, RG=Randy Gamage, TS=Todd Satogata. A lot of group time is involved in the ERL and IEB workshops in this period. I'll chat with Yves separately about whether more work is needed from Chris on the CSR experiment LDRD over the next month.

Previous two weeks (May 29-Jun 12)

  CEBAF / Operations
    - LOC meetings/planning for mid-July StayTreat (TS)
    - Administrate RSR, BTeam (TS)
    - Finished/circulated emittance contributed talk paper (TS)
    - UITF reengagement (AB)
  Project E/Darklight
    - Darklight collaboration meeting 6/4-5 (DD,CT)
    - Lattice hypersensitivity to alpha evaluation (DD, CT)
    - Calculated flat beam/magnetized beam transforms (DD)
    - Aperture studies for Project E lattice (CT)
    - Calculations of coasting beam stability needs (TS)
    - Develop bunch splitting simulations, IPAC15 followup (RG, TS)
    - Nonlinear crabbing simulation planning (AC, TS)
    - Synergia compilation for Booster injection sims (TS, AB)
    - Lattice s2e setup (CT)
    - No progress (microbunching info from CT in hands of Rui/Yves)
  Community service/training/other
    - Prepare LHeC talk for ERL workshop (AB)
    - Summer lecture series: intro to accelerators, 6/9 (TS)
    - IPAC15 proceedings finalization (TS)
    - JACoW annual team meeting planning (TS)
    - Thesis writing (AC)
    - DD: vacation 5/29-6/3
    - TS: partial FMLA 6/5-8
    - CT/AB: ERL Workshop 6/8-12 (BNL/Stony Brook)

Next two weeks (Jun 12-Jun 26)

  CEBAF / Operations
    - Optics analysis, preparation for StayTreat (TS)
    - Evaluate Hall D optics feedback status (TS)
    - Evaluate quad centering with data from test archiver (TS)
    - Administrate RSR, BTeam (TS)
    - UITF reengagement (AB)
  Project E/Darklight
    - Continued halo, aperture analysis (DD, CT)
    - Document flat beam/magnetized beam transforms (DD)
    - Use Cheng-Ying's code for microbunching gain calculation for Project E (CT)
    - Develop bunch splitting simulations, IPAC15 followup (TS, RG)
    - Continue nonlinear crabbing simulation planning, implementation (AC, TS)
    - Cooler re-engagement, lattice resurrection (DD, CT)
    - Lattice s2e setup, including magnetization (CT with input from DD)
    - Begin transverse parameter scans for cooler linac (CT)
  Community service/training/other
    - Work on overdue NIM/PR reviews (DD)
    - Thesis writing (AC)
    - ODU reengagement with NNSA proposal team (TS)
    - DD/CT: IEB Workshop 6/16-19 (Cornell)
    - AB: vacation 6/16-7/29 (note long vacation)
    - TS: vacation 6/16, 6/24-25
    - CT: vacation 6/29-7/3 (beyond two-week horizon but worth mentioning)