2016-Mar-04 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

 Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
   - Finalized review ODU/JLab paper on GHOST to prepare for publication
   - OPS: BTeam, tune team prep
   - OPS: Develop and implement new Hall D slow orbit lock configuration
   - OPS: Develop new Hall D IHA5C00 matching strategy to improve FFB phases
   - ADMIN: Follow up with bERLinPro contacts re account disposition
   - CBeta: collaboration paperwork development and strategizing
   - ER@CEBAF: biweekly meeting org, proposal writing
   - JACoW: Discussions with Shane Koscelniak (TRIUMF) re IPAC'18
   - ADMIN: Ed Nissen visit, work planning
   - JLEIC: Simulation workload discussions/meetings
 Next two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
   - OPS: BTeam, tune team prep
   - OPS: Implement new Hall D IHA5C00 matching strategy to improve FFB phases
   - ER@CEBAF: Francois Meot visit, discussions
   - OPS: Eric Thompson, continued fopt fits, documentation
   - JLEIC/ODU: Bunch splitting development with Randy
   - JLEIC: Investigate code requirements for gear changing simulations
   - JACoW: Finish COOL'15 talk processing, publish to JACoW; template work
   - CBeta: continue collaboration paperwork development

Alex Bogacz

 Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
   - JLEIC: Ion Booster design
   - ER@CEBAF: Arc A chicane layout
 Next two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
   - UITF: UITF modeling
   - JLEIC: Ion Booster chromaticity correction
   - PERS: Med leave

David Douglas

 Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
   - DarkLight: matching development, flat beam transforms vs solenoids
   - CBeta: Risk assessment, collaboration paperwork development
   - Project E: Meetings, meetings, meetings
   - JLEIC Cooler: matching development with DarkLight, meetings
   - ER@CEBAF: one meeting, discussions of detailed dipole modeling
 Next two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
   - DarkLight: Complete IR optics, start detailing correction systems
   - CBeta: start sensitivity assessment and support S2E
   - Project E: Provide feedback on Lattice 3.2 and a patent disclosure,
     more meetings
   - JLEIC Cooler: Prep for collaboration meeting
   - ER@CEBAF: meeting, push to reassess the longitudinal match and
     impact of field imperfections

Chris Tennant

 Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
   - Project E: more halo map analysis (including head/tail particles)
   - Project E: more work on ubunching gain, evaluation of new code and
     limitations of numerical instability
   - Project E: evaluating elegant Touschek results vs simple numerical
     model
   - JLEIC Cooler: s2e with newest set of bunch parameters
   - JLEIC Cooler: Tstep troubleshooting
   - JLEIC Cooler: Prep for collaboration meeting
 Next two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
   - Project E: complete Touschek analysis
   - Project E: await details of ASML/DOE meeting (CRADA?!)
   - JLEIC Cooler: continue s2e: beam quality at cooling solenoid?
   - JLEIC Cooler: refine model (matching input from Dave)
   - JLEIC Cooler: ubunching gain analysis on recirculation arc
   - Write erratum to TN-15-52 concerning (erroneous) emittance
     values reported when using qsUtility during fall 2015

Randy Gamage

 Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
   - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization
   - Start documenting results for thesis, IPAC'16 paper
 Next two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
   - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization
   - Continue documenting results for thesis, IPAC'16 paper