2019-05-15-LeadershipReports

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May 15, 2019 Report - May 6 - May 30 Director - Todd Satogata

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Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - Preparing poster on ‘Dogbone’ ERL for IPAC'19
     - Selection of Technical Reviewers for the new Internal Publication system
     - Light Peer Review for IPAC'19
  Next two weeks (May 20 - May 31)
     - IPAC’19
     - Vacation
     - PRAB paper - review


Rui Li

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - Coordinate JLEIC impedance meeting: good progress in the IR chamber design (Mark wiseman) 
       and EM modeling (Frank Marhauser), and heated discussion about Gunn Tae Park's presentation
       about harmonic kicker impedance analysis. Also interesting discussion with Dan Wang of LBL 
       who participated the meeting via bluejeans
     - Literature studies on impedance theories
     - Family vacation for most of the 2nd week
  Next two weeks (May 20 - May 31)
     - Impedance studies
     - Bunch spectrum for JLEIC bunch pattern and its impact on coupled bunch instabilities
     - CSR effect studies (Georg Haffstaetter visit to discuss CSR effects in CBETA)


Ed Nissen

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Chris Tennant

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Accelerator R & D - Yuhong Zhang

Fanglei Lin

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - Finished IPAC19 paper and poster
     - Worked on the storage ring cooler project
     - Provided parameters for SR background study in JLEIC
     - Miscellaneous: attended the Innovative HE Cooling Project Status meeting, attended 
       the Storage Ring Cooler meeting, attended JLEIC general meeting, attended ZGOUBI workshop 
       committee meetings
  Next two weeks (May 20 - May 31)
     - Update the pCDR-100
     - Work on the storage ring cooler project
     - Prepare tutorial material for ZGOUBI workshop



Vasiliy Morozov

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Amy Sy

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Yuhong Zhang

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Computational Physics - Yves Roblin
Yves Roblin

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He Zhang

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River Zhang

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - Completed IPAC2019-poster and submitted paper.
     - "CASA BeamBeam"
     - Revised, optimized and accelerated “Crab Kick” of “CASA BeamBeam” codes by using the High Performance Python 
       Compiler, Numba. Based on JIT(Just in Time), Numba translates part of our “Crab Kick” Python functions to 
       optimized machine code at runtime using the industry-standard LLVM compiler library. 
     - Performance of “Crab kicking”
     - Simulations have been down for the JLEIC parameters again. For example, for the case CM Energy 21.9GeV, 
       comparing with previous job, the “Numba” based “Crab Kick” codes can save 1/5 time than the old code for 4000 
       turn in a collider ring.
     - 3 Particles Spin Tracking
     - For Snakes 0o, 3 particles spin tracking was carried out again via revised “CASA BeamBeam”.
  Next two weeks (May 20 - May 31)
     - pyFMM will be under investigation.
     - Continue spin tracking study.



Diagnostic Development - Kevin Jordan

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Joe Gubeli

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Michael Tiefenback

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CASA Fellows
LERF - Steve Benson

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - Prepared for and attended the "Basic Research Needs Workshop on Compact Accelerators for Security and Medicine”
     - Hosted Bruno Muratori for Accelerator Seminar Hosted and wrote up minutes for Status meeting for the FOA cooling project.

Attended the CBETA advisory committee meeting remotely.

  Next two weeks (May 20 - May 31)
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Andrew Hutton

  Previous two weeks (May 6 - May 17)
     - JEDI Proposal - Updating and improving. I started and completed the first draft of a JEDI paper suitable for 
       sending to the Virginia legislature.  It is currently being fact-checked by Steve Benson, Geoff Krafft and Jean
       Delayen, the gun section was already checked by Riad.  I will send it to you when they have approved it so you 
       have something to read on the flight back.  
     - The isotope program is progressing, with the lion’s share of the work carried out by Joe Gubeli designing the
       shielding.  His designs got approved this morning so installation will happen in the coming couple of weeks.  
     - I have spent more time than I can believe preparing for my high-school summer student, Courtney Washington. 
       I finally finished all of the forms this morning.  Gallium is a mild irritant if you get it in you eyes or on 
       the skin. That meant getting ES&H approval and modifying the parental approval form so that they can accept the 
       risk. Kevin has a Thermal Interface Material Analyzer at BNNT.  WE will have to move it to one of the LERF Labs
       so Courtney can be properly supervised.  
     - Heledp Edy with her Early Career Award proposal and participated in discussions with Edy, Geoff Krafft and Jean
       Delayen about building her proposal at ODU as part of the Commonwealth funding request.  
     - Participated in the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority meeting at VCU, taking the opportunity to act
       as go-between for VCU to participate in the JEDI proposal.  
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