2016-Dec-10 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
    - ODU PHYS 231 class prep/teaching (MW half-days)
    - JLEIC R&D talk preparation and travel (Nov 28-Dec 1)
    - ODU/JLEIC Randy Gamage mentoring (CERN Blond code)
    - CLAS12 review (Dec 6-7)
    - ODU: Alex Castilla PhD defense (Dec 8)
    - Various recommendation letters
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
    - ODU PHYS 231 class prep/teaching (Final Dec 12, grading to Dec 18)
    - BTeam/model team prep/participation, CEBAF ops support with Hall D (Dec 13-20)
    - ODU/JLEIC Randy Gamage mentoring (CERN Blond code)
    - IPAC18 SPC1: Meeting prep
    - ADMIN: Rui Li joining group
    - Virtual Accelerator proposal discussions
    - January USPAS class start prep

Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
    - OOC
    - IPAC abstracts
    - PRST:AB paper review
    - APS: Prep/deliver/analyze survey of publication standards
    - JLEIC: Final pass on JLEIC Booster lattice (start)
    - Start engagement with PERLE/mini-PERLE
    - SBIR reviews
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
    - JLEIC: Final pass on JLEIC Booster lattice (end)
    - USPAS: Prep lectures on Practical Lattice Design
    - Start evaluation of mini-PERLE optics


David Douglas

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
    - Finish tech note 16-046, general insertions for transporting
      magnetized beams to generate CCR/ERL cooling insertion designs
    - SBIR reviews
    - Working through last major bit of ERL cooler (recovery arc),
      working through two-parameter fit for tunes/compaction
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
    - Continue ERL cooler recovery arc work, hopefully finish fit
      and first-pass optimization
    - More evaluation of Derbenev proposal on longitudinal/transverse
      emittance exchange in cooling system
    - JLEIC: Continue cooler ERL/CCR architecture (have idea for
      present baseline), getting closer to full S2E

Ed Nissen

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
   - JLEIC: Continuation of collider beam-beam simulations (with gaps,
     fixed bug that was suppressing growth rates)
   - JLEIC: Continuation of booster injection space charge simulations
   - JLEIC: Start draft of analytic beam-beam items from CERN/JLEIC work
   - IPAC17: Prep and submit abstracts (based on withdrawn NAPAC'16 versions)
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
   - JLEIC: Continuation of booster injection space charge simulations
   - JLEIC: Running numbers, start draft of analytic beam-beam items from
     CERN/JLEIC work

Chris Tennant

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
    - Finalizing DarkLight emittance data analysis
    - Keep writing tech note on DarkLight emittances (growing longer)
    - Prepare slides for diagnostic PIT meeting (Beaminizer ideas/needs)
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
    - Finish up DarkLight emittance analysis and (hopefully) tech note
    - JLEIC: Initial cooler development (extending/refinining end to end sims)

Randy Gamage

  Previous two weeks (Nov 27-Dec 10)
    - JLEIC: Continue writing outlines of initial dissertation chapters
    - JLEIC: Continue esme simulations of debunch/rebunch with impedance
    - Start preparations for USPAS TA-ship
  Next two weeks (Dec 11-Dec 22)
    - JLEIC: Continue writing outlines of initial dissertation chapters
    - JLEIC: Continue esme simulations of debunch/rebunch with impedance
    - Schedule annual report presentation to committee
    - Continue preparations for USPAS TA-ship