2016-Mar-21 Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
    - OPS: BTeam, tune team prep
    - OPS: Implement new Hall D IHA5C00 matching strategy to improve FFB phases
    - UITF operations review
    - ER@CEBAF: Francois Meot visit, discussions
    - OPS: Eric Thompson, continued fopt fits, documentation
    - JLEIC/ODU: Bunch splitting development with Randy
    - CBeta: continue collaboration paperwork development
  Next two weeks (Mar 18-Apr 1)
    - ADMIN: Personnel interviews
    - JLEIC: Collaboration meeting
    - ER@CEBAF: Proposal writing
    - OPS: Eric Thompson, continued fopt fits, documentation
    - JLEIC: Investigate code requirements for gear changing simulations
    - JLEIC/ODU: Bunch splitting development with Randy
    - CBeta: collaboration paperwork, meet with Bruce Dunham
    - JACoW: Finish COOL'15 talk processing, publish to JACoW; template work

Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Feb 22-Mar 4)
    - JLEIC: Ion Booster design
    - ER@CEBAF: Arc A chicane layout
  Previous two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
    - UITF: UITF modeling, review prep, review
    - JLEIC: Ion Booster chromaticity correction
    - PERS: Med leave
  Next two weeks (Mar 18-Apr 1)
    - JLEIC: Collaboration meeting
    - UITF: review followup
    - Muons: Start prepping IPAC'16 neutrino factory paper

David Douglas

  Previous 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 patent disclosure
    - JLEIC Cooler: Prep for collaboration meeting
    - ER@CEBAF: meeting, push to reassess the longitudinal match and
      impact of field imperfections
  Next two weeks (Mar 18-Apr 1)
    - DarkLight: Really complete IR optics, continue detailing correction systems
    - Project E: Meetings, meetings, meetings
    - CBeta: continued sensitivity assessment, feedback to design
    - JLEIC Cooler: Collaboration meeting and talk prep

Chris Tennant

  Previous 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
  Next two weeks (Mar 18-Apr 1)
    - Project E: document Touschek analysis
    - JLEIC Cooler: continue s2e: alternative cooling methods
    - JLEIC Cooler: Collaboration meeting and talk prep
    - Write erratum to TN-15-52 concerning (erroneous) emittance
      values reported when using qsUtility during fall 2015

Randy Gamage

  Previous two weeks (Mar 7-Mar 18)
    - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization
    - Continue documenting results for thesis, IPAC'16 paper
  Next two weeks (Mar 18-Apr 1)
    - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization
    - Continue documenting results for thesis, IPAC'16 paper
    - Start investigation of genetic algorithm merge optimization