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October 14, 2021 Report - Sept 27 - Oct 22 Director - Todd Satogata

Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Cct 8) 
     - EIC Meetings (management, RF, crab, cooling, impedance, team, R&D, beam-beam)
     - EIC Meetings (critical hires, ost/schedule, risk assessments/updates)
     - EIC IR2 design workshop (PM Sep 30)
     - EIC DOE OPA review talk drafting, page turns (Sep 28/30)
     - EIC DOE OPA review dry run (Oct 5-7)
     - EIC MAC closeout (Oct 7 AM)
     - MGMT Meetings (Leadership/Dept Heads, CASA coffee, P&C)
     - OPS Meetings (08:00 daily, BTeam)
     - OPS MCC tour with ODU President (Oct 5)
     - ODU Faculty meeting (Oct 5)
     - ADMIN JLab Virtual Field Trip (Evening Sep 28)
     - ADMIN PSsQCD@EIC organizing committee meeting
     - VACATION Sep 29 PM (Leah doc appt), Oct 4 mid-day (dental)
  Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22) 
     - EIC Meetings (management, RF, crab, cooling, impedance, team, R&D, beam-beam)
     - EIC Meetings (critical hires, Nb3Sn 2nd IR pre-meet)
     - EIC DOE OPA review dress rehearsals (Oct 11-12), review (Oct 19-21)
     - MGMT Meetings (Leadership/Dept Heads, CASA coffee)
     - OPS Meetings (08:00 daily, BTeam)
     - ADMIN JLab All Hands (Oct 18), AI lunch (Oct 13)
     - ADMIN PSsQCD@EIC organizing committee meeting
     - ADMIN APS DPB EOC committee meets (Oct 13/15); Ernie Malamud emails




Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - OCt 8) 
     - ERL Roadmap - write up 
     - Coordinating FFA@CEBAF
     - 650 MeV recirculating injector design
     - PRAB paper review
     - Machine support - OOC
  Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Vacation
     - Revising USPAS lectures





Ryan Bodenstein

  Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8) 
     - Operations meetings
     - B-Team meetings
     - FFA@CEBAF collab work
     - Positron/FFA liaison work
     - FFA21
     - UITF Operations Training
     - Optics On Call starting the 5th.
  Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Operations meetings
     - B-Team meetings
     - FFA@CEBAF collab work
     - Positron/FFA liaison work
     - Student Guidance
     - Optics On Call
     - LDRD preparations
           - Writing job description
           - Contacting professors and universities for PhD students
     - Preparing PRAB paper for FFA collab
           - Making Overleaf and outline
     - DEI meetings
     - Accelerator Seminar meeting
     - Will meet with Aurora Realin on 20th to discuss organizing/teaching a communication workshop






Rui Li

  Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - (vacation 9/27,28)
     - Do some additional calculations for the interplay of CBB and TCBI 
     - Continue writing the journal paper on the interplay of CBB and TCBI
     - Read some reference papers on the Vlasov analysis for the CBB instability
  Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - (vacation 10-15 to 10-22)
     - Go over analysis of coupling between coupled-bunch modes for the TCBI instability






Edy Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - OPS meetings as a part of APEL duties
     - Beam-beam task force meeting
     - RCS Task force meeting
     - Worked on finding magnets for ECA project
     - Received reviewer comments for DODGE paper
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - OPS meetings as a part of APEL duties 
     - Beam-beam task force meeting
     - RCS Task force meeting
     - Finishing response for DODGE paper 
     - Working on ECA LOI
     - Work on proposal for DESIREE beam time





Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - AI lunch (web, administrative, public affairs, speaker coordination, etc.)
     - AIFOA1: leading weekly meetings
     - ARDFML: major edits for our Frontiers paper in response to editor/reviewer feedback
     - AI Workshop planning, scheduling, confirming speakers, building up Indico page, etc.
     - Lots of reviewing and editing for two ICALEPCS papers based on work from the FOA
     - Follow-up meeting with facilities about AI opportunities
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - AI lunch (web, administrative, public affairs, speaker coordination, etc.)
     - AIFOA1: leading weekly meetings, meetings for future FE work, coordinating efforts to get streaming data from C100 modules, final edits for ICALEPCS posters/papers
     - RADSMA: planning path forward for Year 2, ICALPECS paper/poster edits
     - ARDFML: finalize edits for our Frontiers paper and resubmit
     - LDRD: lots of initial "kick-off" meetings, have UVA graduate student identified, figuring out how to support them with budgeted funds
     - AI Workshop planning, scheduling, confirming speakers, building up Indico page, etc.
     - Lots of reviewing and editing for two ICALEPCS papers based on work from the FOA
     - Meeting with facilities about AI opportunities
     - Meeting with FNAL and DOE about incorporating robotics in accelerators







Accelerator R & D - Yuhong Zhang

Yuhong Zhang

  Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - 
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
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Bhawin Dhital

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27  - Oct 8)
     - Continued with lattice optimization. Dr. Fanglei Lin is making a lot of effort to optimize the lattice that will work best for electron cooling.
     - Prepared annual review presentation slides on dual energy storage ring cooler.
     - Continued writing AccAp21 conference paper on \Dual Energy Storage Ring and Possible Applications".
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Will continue the lattice optimization
     - Will present annual review on dual energy storage ring cooler design in my PhD committee which is scheduled for October 11, 2021 @
       1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.
     - Will complete AccApp21 paper and work on presentation slides for the conference. The AccApp21 conference will be held at 
       Washington DC from Nov 30 -Dec 04, 2021.




Amy Sy

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
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   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
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Computational Physics - Yves Roblin
Yves Roblin

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - SBS safety review walkthrough
     - Hall A beamline paper
     - spin@uspas meetings, book chapter writing.
     - BTeam 
     - Moller alignment task force
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - BTeam Meetings






Randi Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - Continue forward side match to ARC7.
     - Work on a second IR layout with Nb3Sn FFQs and send the magnets requirements to Andrei.
     - Waiting to get the newest IR6 lattice to work on the low energy low beta optics.
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
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River Huang

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - On vocation before Oct 2nd. EIC Beam-Beam project: Collaborating with Vasiliy and Yuhong, working on evaluating emittance growth rate for different rings..
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - EIC Beam-Beam project: Collaborating with colleagues, working on evaluating emittance growth rate for different rings.




Isurumali Neththikumara

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - Learned that 30-variable search is more complicated as if the initial twiss values don’t match with the lattice, it becomes unstable and Elegant run fails, causing the NSGA search failed.
            - Need to look for better range for initial parameter values.
     - Worked on the 10-pass south linac lattice design in OptiM.
     - Reducing the allowed range for each variable, analyzing the so far obtained outcomes, 24-variable search was completed.
     - Learning Pelegant and trying to add this in NSGA optimization process
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Complete the SL file conversion to Elegant
     - Determine if there is any relation with quadrupole filed variations.
            - Any explanation for vertical focusing fields vary more than horizontally focusing fields.
     - Try to figure out problems with pelegant and complete 30-variable  NSGA search.






Dennis Turner

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - UITF
        - Took several sets of optics data with model settings loaded for model verification/comparison
     - HLA
        - ArcSteer bugfixes
        - Started incorporating "multimatch" into qsUtility
        - qsUtility tweaks regarding backpropagation
        - Completed MED13 training
        - Completed SAF210 5 Minute Escape Pack training
        - Electrical Safety training
     - AI FOA
        - Developed scripts to collect and label training data from the archiver to help get a model started for when the real DAQ data can
          be had.
        - Started collecting and labeling training data
     - MultiWire
        - Prepared templates for Hall C multiwire testplan to be performed during an upcoming Beam Studies
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - UITF
        - 
     - HLA
        - 
     - AI FOA
        - 





He Zhang

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - I noted by combining FMM and DA, we can calculate not only arbitrary non-oscillatory kernel function but also arbitrary derivative
       of the kernel function. Revised the code to demonstrate this. Adding this part to the paper. 
     - Submitted an abstract to the COOL’21 workshop.      
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Update the trip rate and heat load optimization code to the current environment (python 3.x + pygmo 2.x) for the LDRD project. 
       Learn about CEBAF RF system. 
     - Finish the FMM paper.     





Diagnostic Development - Kevin Jordan

Kevin Jordan

  Previous two weeks (Aug 30 - Sept 10)
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   Next two weeks (Sept 13 - Sept 24)
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Joe Gubeli

   Previous two weeks (Aug 30 - Sept 10)
     - Isotopes –
     - ARDDOT -  
   Next two weeks (Sept 13 - Sept 24)
     - Isotopes – 
     - ARDDOT –


Michael Tiefenback

   Previous two weeks (Aug 30 - Sept 10)
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   Next two weeks (Sept 13 - Sept 24)
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CASA Fellows
LERF - Steve Benson

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8)
     - Reviewed BBU in SSMB paper for PRAB
     - Explored Vertical cooling in the EIC using SHC
     - Prepared presentation for OPA review and dry ran it.
     - Attended other dry runs for OPA review
     - Attended IR 02 design workshop
     - Attended Workshop on Accelerator Operations
     - Developed agenda for ERL Satellite meeting at the EIC Accelerator Partnership Workshop
     - Started setting up Program Committee for ERL 2022 Workshop
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)
     - Present OPA talk at the Dress Rehearsal and at the Review
     - Attend the OPA review
     - Continue to develop scope for WBS for the ERL
     - Figure out invitation list for ERL Satellite Workshop
     - Continue developing longitudinal model for CeC ERL on LiTrack
     - Finish up harmonic RF tech. note.
     - Rewrite and submit the LOSP for User Lab 4





Andrew Hutton

   Previous two weeks (Sept 27 - Oct 8) 
     - Isotopes:  Loida has now completed the thermal neutron production and reformatted it to make it easier to search.  Surprisingly, out of 70, 179 reactions, only 31 were interesting.  I will come up with the average energy of “fast neutrons” in a reactor for her next search.  In the meantime, Lila is going back and re-formatting the outputs from the gamma and proton searches.           
     - ERL: this has been a busy couple of weeks.  The first draft of the ERL sub-Panel report is almost complete.  Jean Delayen brought up a new effect; with counter-rotating beams in twin-axis cavities, the only way to have both beams on crest is that the cavity spacing is maintained at exactly an integral number of half-wavelengths - hard to achieve during cool-down warm-up and seasonal expansion/contraction.  I explained why I didn’t think this was a problem, and this is now grown into an email back and forth!  Will let you know the outcome.  After we finish the draft, it will have to go to Thomas, Vladimir, and Valery Telnov so they can object - I am expecting fireworks from at least one of them!  The ERL Panel presented the initial findings to the LDG; I think we did quite well.  Now we have to finalize the budget estimates and milestones by October 12.  Again a crisis. I wrote a draft of the conclusions of the ERL sub-Panel, which initiated an email storm.  Eventually, all the members with one exception agreed on a more nuanced version that I will produce in the next few days.  Getting a unanimous conclusion will take some effort!  The hang-up is whether operation at 4.5K with high Q0 would bring the cryogenic load for the ERLC version of the ILC sufficiently low to be competitive as a future upgrade.  We will need some careful wording to be able to come up with a report that everyone accepts.  The ERL Panel has now two weeks to complete the first draft of the actual roadmap, complete with cost and schedule estimates.  The upcoming few weeks are going to be extremely busy.         
     - PERLE:  We met with Hans Weise of DESY to discuss possible involvement in PERLE; they claim to be saturated, and are not willing to think about working on any other frequency that 1300 MHz - so they are basically abdicating from future high-energy high current colliders.  We were flabbergasted!  After a fair amount of back and forth, BINP has signed the collaboration agreement with PERLE. They will provide magnets.  That still leaves JLab out in the cold.                             
   Next two weeks (Oct 11 - Oct 22)  
     - Isotopes: Loida is working on the high energy proton data, I have not spent much time on this.  
     - LabEx Review: I have now just completed the two-day review go the LabEx program at Paris-Saclay.  I made a list of my comments after yesterday’s meeting and as punishment, I have been asked to write up the report from the notes that came out of the discussion.  Not only am I the only American, I am the only native English speaker so I couldn’t really say no.            
     - ERL sub-Panel: I sent off the sub-Panel Report to the authors for a factual accuracy check.  I have heard back from Valery Telnov who would like us to include an evaluation of his updated parameters which he prepared in response to our earlier objection.  The HOM power in the original proposal was extremely high, and if you assume the same 7% deposited at 2K as the ILC, the power bill went even further through the roof.  We will do a cursory examination of the new parameters, which will not change the conclusion.  Too expensive, too much power for cryogenics.  I received a reply from Thomas Roser who claims to have a super efficient cryomodule.  We now have to decide what to do with ever-changing parameters.        
     - ERL Panel: I have been in two meetings with the LDG presenting the roadmap for the ERLs, which includes support for bERLinPro (new SRF gun and a cryomodule with fast reactive tuners (FRTs)) as well as support For PERLE.  We off-loaded the R&D on Nb3Sn films for operation at 4.5K to the SRF Panel (they were so disorganized, there was no plan, so we gave them milestones, a timetable, and costs).  For R&D we asked for FRT development to be included in bERLinPro funding; 100% HOM extraction to room temperature; diagnostics (I talked Pavel Evtushenko into providing a plan and a write-up); and finally twin axis cavity development.  Ewe now need to finalize the funding profiles and a “short” write-up (40 pages).  I already submitted my 5 pages on the sub-Panel.  
    - I still have to finalize the sub-Panel Report (long version and short version) - drafts exist for both.  Then the ERL Panel report still needs some work.  
    - I need to prepare my talk to the ERL Satellite Meeting.