2017-Apr-28 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - PRAB article review (finish)
     - IPAC17: Light peer review of two articles
     - IPAC18: Start SPC committee abstract reviews, SPC/2 preparation
     - ADMIN: Leadership training (Apr 21)
     - JLEIC: Ion integration meeting, prep, and notes
     - JLEIC: Ramp design, development for Booster parameters
     - IPAC17: Student poster booklet layout/production
     - USPAS: director committee telecon, calls
     - OPS: BTeam (Apr 25) prep and notes
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - IPAC18: SPC committee abstract reviews, SPC/2 preparation
     - JLEIC: Ramp design, development for Booster parameters
     - JLEIC: Ion integration, email exchange with ANL linac personnel
     - USPAS: director committee telecon (app deadline Thu May 4)
     - OPS: BTeam (May 2?) prep and notes
     - VACATION: May 5
     - IPAC17 TRAVEL: May 9-12

Alex Bogacz

   Previous 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 and start mini start to end simulations
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - IPAC paper completion and poster prep
     - PRAB publications standards presentation prep for IPAC meet
     - PERLE: start work on longitudinal matching

David Douglas

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - VACATION: Apr 19-25
     - JLEIC: Beam exchange kicker simulations, adding details and
       learning about details of kicker dynamics from Fay; sufficient
       complications ensue that full detail multiturn simulations are
       very likely required
     - ADMIN: Assembling references for Richard York re DIMAD/FEL
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - JLEIC: Complete and write up reqs doc for CCR arcs
     - JLEIC: Write up ERL/CCR architecture reqs/tradeoffs
     - JLEIC: Work through/write up CCR LSC effects estimate
     - JLEIC: Write up "Life Hacks" for magnetized beam
     - Start work on broader technology note for high energy ecooling
     - Start work on current ERL state of art and low-risk extrapolations

Rui Li

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - IPAC18: Finish paper prep (JLEIC collective effects)
     - JLEIC: Re-do some ion ring calculations with modified parameters
     - IPAC18: Review previous transient CSR impedance work for paper prep
     - Evaluate impedance mode contributions to coupled bunch instabilities
     - Coordinate impedance mode contributions with Jiquan cavity design
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - IPAC18: Write paper/poster on transient CSR impedance
     - IPAC18: Prepare poster for JLEIC collective effects
     - JLEIC: Attend meetings (cooler, R&D, etc)

Ed Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - IPAC18: paper/poster prep (Booster SC, beam-beam sims)
     - JLEIC: Improve fidelity of Booster injection/SC simulations
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - IPAC18: Finish papers and prep posters for travel

Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - Reading through Cheng-Ying's dissertation
     - ERL'17: Continue CSR talk prep (synthesize info from talks/papers)
     - JLEIC: S2E cooler work and simulations, code comparisons
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - ERL'17: Begin papers
     - JLEIC: S2E cooler work and simulations (depends on front end sims)
     - Start planning for FFAG workshop talk on ERL longitudinal dynamics

Randy Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Apr 17-Apr 28)
     - JLEIC: Coasting beam instability calculations/simulations
     - Dissertation writing
   Next two weeks (May 1-May 12)
     - JLEIC: Finish coasting beam instability calculations/simulations
     - Dissertation writing