2017-Mar-03 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - OPS: Hall D run setup/support; BTeam org, beam studies, Hall D coupling
     - JLEIC: Work/meetings on ion bunch formation strategy
     - JLEIC: Collective effects, spreadsheet planning and nagging; report at R&D meet
     - JLEIC: reading impedance papers, advise Randy on coasting beam instabilities
     - JLEIC: Resurrect gear changing centroid simulations, evol beam-beam simulations
     - ADMIN: Training, Eric Thompson research input
     - ADMIN: Start prepping for Elon documentary student visit Mar 20-22
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - OPS: Hall D run setup/support; BTeam org, beam studies, Hall C KPP setup
     - ODU: Review PhD theses for Kirsten Keitrick, Ahmad Sheikhzadah
     - JLEIC: Continue work/meetings on ion bunch formation strategy
     - JLEIC: Collective effects, spreadsheet planning and nagging; R&D meet
     - JLEIC: continue impedance theory work, start longitudinal simulations
     - JLEIC: Start 4/3 gear changing simulations for GHOST paper, evol beam-beam sims
     - IPAC18: Start organizing ideas for invited talk proposals (SPC task)
     - ADMIN: Eric Thompson meetings, research input
     - ADMIN: Start prepping for Elon documentary student visit Mar 20-22

Alex Bogacz

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - OPS: Optics support/on call
     - PERLE: lattice re-design, Feb trip/presentation at Orsay
     - PERLE: Reporting on PERLE workshop
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - PRAB article review
     - PERLE: Iterate mini-PERLE design with longer magnets (per CERN)
     - JLEIC: Booster input to Todd re injection/parameters
     - USPAS: Practical lattice design course development

David Douglas

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - PERLE: Complete talk, trip prep, trip, trip recovery
     - ADMIN: Cheng-Ying rec letters
     - ADMIN: DOE panel review (7 SBIR-scale proposals!), prep for travel
     - SICK: Feb 27
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - ADMIN: DC travel Mar 5-6 for panel review
     - JLEIC: Write up of emittance exchange slides/tech note
     - JLEIC: Return to CCR arc requirements document, CCR architecture
       concepts document, and ERL/CCR beam exchange system requirements

Rui Li

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - JLEIC: Understand logic and assumptions of ZAP, read code
     - JLEIC: Collect relevant impedance calculation parameters from
       Fanglei, Vasiliy, Shaoheng, and Tim
     - JLEIC COOL: Parsing requirements on collective effects and simulation
       studies for cooler mini-design report
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - JLEIC: Continue estimation of single-bunch instability effects
     - JLEIC: Start estimation of coupled-bunch instability effects based
       on collected parameters
     - ADMIN: Continue reading, commenting on Cheng-Ying's dissertation
     - ADMIN: Prep for Mar 20-21 travel to Va Tech for Chang-Ying's defense

Ed Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - JLEIC: Continue writing PRSTAB paper draft on beam-beam sims,
       iterate with Daniel Schulte at CERN
     - JLEIC: Continue optimizing gear changing script model for
       Guinea Pig, observe desktop limitation at four threads
     - JLEIC: getting into Booster design, reading papers on injection
       design and space-charge dominated injector simulations
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - JLEIC: Booster, Finish literature search, reading FNAL Booster
       proton design report
     - JLEIC: Booster, start documenting parameters for calculations
       and future simulations
     - JLEIC: Setup and start injection stripping simulations

Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - JLEIC COOL: piece together various e-cooler "modules" (linac, arc,
       de-chirper, cooling channel, etc.) into a true S2E deck for
       elegant and TStep
     - JLEIC COOL: transverse match from each module to the next for different
       charge states
     - JLEIC COOL: run S2E for 0 pC, 420 pC and 2 nC
     - JLEIC COOL: begin to analyze/summarize data
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - JLEIC COOL: complete data analysis
     - begin writing up aforementioned work (what began as a brief
       status of work on the cooler has morphed into a mini-Design
       Report).

Randy Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Feb 20-Mar 3)
     - JLEIC: Continue BLonD simulations of debunch/rebunch with impedance
     - JLEIC: Longitudinal impedance reading
   Next two weeks (Mar 6-Mar 17)
     - JLEIC: Continue BLonD simulations of debunch/rebunch with impedance
     - JLEIC: Continue Longitudinal impedance reading, calculations
     - JLEIC: Continue writing outlines of initial dissertation chapters