2015-Sep-18 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - ER@CEBAF: BNL trip (Sep 4-11), biweekly meeting org
   - COOL15: Organizing abstracts, poster session
   - ODU/MEIC: Continue bunch-splitting simulations, education with Randy
   - JACOW: IPAC'17 advice, team meeting organization
   - OPS: Eric Thompson Java/eclipse compiler resolution, elegant optics training
   - OPS: ORFP edits near finalized; BTeam/Model meeting; prep for Ops training
   - ADMIN: Group meeting, AWP development
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - OPS: Ops training, run planning, RSR AWP administration
   - OPS: HallD FFB meeting, beam transport evaluation planning
   - OPS: Preparations for Hall D collaboration meeting Oct 8-10
   - COOL15: Final preparations, workshop participation/editing/support
   - ODU/MEIC: Continue bunch-splitting simulations, education with Randy
   - MEIC: Preparations for Collaboration meeting Oct 5-7
   - ER@CEBAF: Document BNL visit, meeting notes, coordinate optics work
   - JACoW: Preparations for Board of Directors Telecon Oct 9

Alex Bogacz

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - 'Muon Acceleration' paper for JINST
   - Editing chapter on 'Long and short baseline neutrino decay rings' JINST
   - Multi-pass optics  for ER@CEBAF
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - Optimizing MEIC Ion booster lattice
   - Transverse matching for ER@CEBAF
   - Path-length delay chicanes for ER@CEBAF

Dave Douglas

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - VACATION: Sep 2-8
   - MEIC: Space charge simulation followup, iterating transport optics
   - MEIC/Project E: Thinking about compressors in new optics (emittance compensated
     high energy compressors), kibitzing to ASML; trip planning
   - LERF: Working through Darklight decks
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - Project E: Eindhoven trip Sep 21-Oct 3

Chris Tennant

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - OPS: Bubble chamber 0L02 twiss as function of energy, generating
     elegant model, lookup table of optics vs beam energy; qualitatively
     self-consistent
   - MEIC/Project E: Learned how to generate momentum aperture for machine
     with elegant (with M. Borland input)
   - MEIC: Lots of time puzzling over magnetized beam tracking results
     in elegant/Tstep. Working towards cathode through cooling solenoid
     simulation in elegant (no space charge)
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - Compute momentum aperture for newest lattice from ASML.
   - Continue with cooler simulations - try to make progress in advance of COOL15.
   - VACATION: 9/28-10/9.

Alex Castilla

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - Dissertation writing
   - Preparations for MEPAS teaching in Nov
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - Dissertation writing
   - Preparations for MEPAS teaching in Nov

Randy Gamage

 Previous two weeks (Sep 4-Sep 18)
   - MEIC: Longitudinal model development
 Next two weeks (Sep 18-Oct 2)
   - MEIC: Longitudinal model development, starting bunch merge/split simulations