2017-Apr-14 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - JLEIC: Side meetings (Ilya from Tech-X on spin tracking)
     - SCIDAC/ASCR proposal reviews, Rockville panel (Apr 6-7)
     - OPS: BTeam prep, meeting, Hall D difference orbit analysis
     - ODU: JMU seminar planning
     - USPAS: director committee telecon, calls
     - IPAC18: Invited abstract review, SPC/2 preparation
     - PRAB article review (start)
     - ADMIN: Laptop video card failure, repair in progress
     - VACATION: half Apr 12
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - PRAB article review (finish)
     - ADMIN: Leadership training (Apr 21)
     - JLEIC: Ion integration, coordinate with ANL linac personnel
     - JLEIC: Ramp design, development for Booster parameters
     - IPAC17: Student poster booklet layout/production
     - IPAC18: SPC committee abstract reviews, SPC/2 preparation
     - USPAS: director committee telecon, calls

Alex Bogacz

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - USPAS: Course development for Jan 2018 Practical Lattice Design
     - PERLE: Instrumentation and tuning
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - IPAC paper prep (Booster optics, ER@CEBAF)
     - PRAB article review
     - ERL'17 and NuFact'17 SPC meetings
     - PERLE: prep mini start to end simulations

David Douglas

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - PERLE: Write up tech note TN-17-014 on CSR estimates
     - JLEIC: Simulation, tech note draft on transfer kicker dynamics
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - VACATION: Apr 19-25
     - JLEIC: Work through/write up CCR LSC effects estimate
     - JLEIC: Complete and write up reqs doc for CCR arcs
     - JLEIC: Write up "Life Hacks" for magnetized beam
     - JLEIC: Write up ERL/CCR architecture reqs/tradeoffs

Rui Li

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - Start IPAC paper/poster prep (JLEIC collective effects)
     - Learning about fundamental RF mode/coupled bunch instability growth times
     - Discussions with Rimmer re LLRF impact on fundamental mode impedance
     - Review CSR results from Cheng-Ying and Dave on EEX beamline
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - Finish IPAC paper/poster prep (JLEIC collective effects)
     - Evaluate impedance mode contributions to coupled bunch instabilities
     - Coordinate impedance mode contributions with Jiquan cavity design
     - Review transient CSR impedance to prep for second IPAC17 paper
     - Continue with JLEIC instability estimates

Ed Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - JLEIC: Figured out issue with Booster emittance growth
     - JLEIC: Re-run simulations with better tunes for IPAC papers
     - Start IPAC paper prep (Booster SC, beam-beam sims)
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - Finish IPAC paper/poster prep (Booster SC, beam-beam sims)
     - JLEIC: Improve fidelity of Booster injection/SC simulations

Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - PERLE: Simulations for CSR study
     - ERL'17: Start paper prep (entering DarkLight coauthors into SPMS)
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - JLEIC: S2E cooler work and simulations
     - ERL'17: Continue paper prep (synthesize info from talks/papers)
     - PERLE: More simulations for CSR study?

Randy Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Apr 3-Apr 14)
     - JLEIC: Collaboration Meeting (Apr 3-5)
     - JLEIC: Coasting beam instability calculations/simulations
     - Dissertation writing
   Next two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - JLEIC: Finish coasting beam instability calculations/simulations
     - Dissertation writing: Finish coasting beam chapter