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Slava Derbenev
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Slava Derbenev<br>
Continued to develop the matched electron Cooling concept.   To be reported at COOL ’15 (Sept. 28 – Oct. 2)
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<ul>
Discussions with Grigory Kazakevich and Vladimir Popov on scanning synchronization for MEIC (advanced magnetron source phase/amplitude control of coupled cavities and search/study for superfast RF switches.  
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<li>Continued to develop the matched electron Cooling concept. To be reported at COOL ’15 (Sept. 28 – Oct. 2)</li>
Had meeting with Fulvia to propose and discuss:
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<li>Discussions with Grigory Kazakevich and Vladimir Popov on scanning synchronization for MEIC (advanced magnetron source phase/amplitude control of coupled cavities and search/study for superfast RF switches.</li>
o TeleConf. meeting on Scanning Synchronization and magnetron developments.  
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<li>Had meeting with Fulvia to propose and discuss:
o Response from Fulvia:  Conduct it on July 3.
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<ul>
Assisting Yuhong Zhang as Organizing Co-chair Cool ‘15 International Workshop.
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<li>TeleConf. meeting on Scanning Synchronization and magnetron developments.</li>
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<li>Response from Fulvia:  Conduct it on July 3.</li>
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</ul>
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<li>Assisting Yuhong Zhang as Organizing Co-chair Cool ‘15 International Workshop.</li>
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</ul>
  
Amy Sy
 
• Continued work on parametric-resonance ionization cooling.
 
• Investigation of fringe field effects using single lumped elements and sliced dipoles for both uncoupled and coupled correlated optics conditions
 
• Gave a 1 hour presentation on PIC background and recent progress at the MAP-related bright muon sources phone meeting.
 
  
Fanglei Lin
+
Amy Sy<br>
• Optimized optics in the matching and spin rotator sections to reduce the MEIC electron emittance.
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<ul>
• Revisited the continuous injection scheme for the MEIC electron collider ring.
+
<li>Continued work on parametric-resonance ionization cooling.</li>
• Provided the required beam parameters to nuclear physicists for their studies of downstream ion beam line.
+
<li>Investigation of fringe field effects using single lumped elements and sliced dipoles for both uncoupled and coupled correlated optics conditions</li>
• Establishing the GPU environment for the code gpuSpinTrack (with Dan Abell, Tech X) for spin tracking of ion beams
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<li>Gave a 1 hour presentation on PIC background and recent progress at the MAP-related bright muon sources phone meeting.</li>
• Collected and submitted publications in the past 3 years to JLab publication database for the S&T Review.
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</ul>
  
Vasily Morozov
 
• Tracking the ion collider ring and communicating with SLAC group.
 
• Miscellaneous (lower-effort activities):
 
o communicating with Anatoliy's group,
 
o communicating with the detector design group,
 
o GPU tracking code (GHOST) development,
 
o Skew PIC development.
 
  
Yuhong Zhang
+
Fanglei Lin<br>
• Explored new ideas for electron cooling and gave a presentation at the MEIC R&D R&D meeting
+
<ul>
• Continued development of the LDRD work
+
<li>Optimized optics in the matching and spin rotator sections to reduce the MEIC electron emittance.</li>
 +
<li>Revisited the continuous injection scheme for the MEIC electron collider ring.</li>
 +
<li>Provided the required beam parameters to nuclear physicists for their studies of downstream ion beam line.</li>
 +
<li>Establishing the GPU environment for the code gpuSpinTrack (with Dan Abell, Tech X) for spin tracking of ion beams</li>
 +
<li>Collected and submitted publications in the past 3 years to JLab publication database for the S&T Review.</li>
 +
</ul>
  
• Worked with Slava and the committee on selection of the invited speakers at the COOL'15 workshop
 
• Assisted Fulvia on the MEIC R&D planing, including a half-day special R&D meeting (on July 24) for beam synchronization study
 
  
In the next two weeks
+
Vasily Morozov<br>
The first new MEIC postdoc, Guohui Wei, will started today, working on nonlinear beam dynamics with Vasily
+
<ul>
The second new MEIC postdoc, Hisham Sayed, will start on July 1, working on electron cooling.  (He is in Yves's group)
+
<li>Tracking the ion collider ring and communicating with SLAC group.
The first R&D meeting for cooler development will be held on July 9.
+
<li>Miscellaneous (lower-effort activities):
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>communicating with Anatoliy's group,</li>
 +
<li>communicating with the detector design group,</li>
 +
<li>GPU tracking code (GHOST) development,</li>
 +
<li>Skew PIC development.
 +
</ul>
 +
</ul>
 +
 
 +
 
 +
Yuhong Zhang<br>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>Explored new ideas for electron cooling and gave a presentation at the MEIC R&D R&D meeting
 +
<li>Continued development of the LDRD work
 +
<li>Worked with Slava and the committee on selection of the invited speakers at the COOL'15 workshop
 +
<li>Assisted Fulvia on the MEIC R&D planing, including a half-day special R&D meeting (on July 24) for beam synchronization study
 +
</ul>
 +
 
 +
 
 +
In the next two weeks<br>
 +
<ul>
 +
<li>The first new MEIC postdoc, Guohui Wei, will started today, working on nonlinear beam dynamics with Vasily
 +
<li>The second new MEIC postdoc, Hisham Sayed, will start on July 1, working on electron cooling.  (He is in Yves's group)
 +
<li>The first R&D meeting for cooler development will be held on July 9.
 +
</ul>

Latest revision as of 13:08, 20 July 2015

CASA Accelerator R&D
Bi-weekly Report - due 06-26-2015
Submitted by Yuhong Zhang


Slava Derbenev

  • Continued to develop the matched electron Cooling concept. To be reported at COOL ’15 (Sept. 28 – Oct. 2)
  • Discussions with Grigory Kazakevich and Vladimir Popov on scanning synchronization for MEIC (advanced magnetron source phase/amplitude control of coupled cavities and search/study for superfast RF switches.
  • Had meeting with Fulvia to propose and discuss:
    • TeleConf. meeting on Scanning Synchronization and magnetron developments.
    • Response from Fulvia: Conduct it on July 3.
  • Assisting Yuhong Zhang as Organizing Co-chair Cool ‘15 International Workshop.


Amy Sy

  • Continued work on parametric-resonance ionization cooling.
  • Investigation of fringe field effects using single lumped elements and sliced dipoles for both uncoupled and coupled correlated optics conditions
  • Gave a 1 hour presentation on PIC background and recent progress at the MAP-related bright muon sources phone meeting.


Fanglei Lin

  • Optimized optics in the matching and spin rotator sections to reduce the MEIC electron emittance.
  • Revisited the continuous injection scheme for the MEIC electron collider ring.
  • Provided the required beam parameters to nuclear physicists for their studies of downstream ion beam line.
  • Establishing the GPU environment for the code gpuSpinTrack (with Dan Abell, Tech X) for spin tracking of ion beams
  • Collected and submitted publications in the past 3 years to JLab publication database for the S&T Review.


Vasily Morozov

  • Tracking the ion collider ring and communicating with SLAC group.
  • Miscellaneous (lower-effort activities):
    • communicating with Anatoliy's group,
    • communicating with the detector design group,
    • GPU tracking code (GHOST) development,
    • Skew PIC development.


Yuhong Zhang

  • Explored new ideas for electron cooling and gave a presentation at the MEIC R&D R&D meeting
  • Continued development of the LDRD work
  • Worked with Slava and the committee on selection of the invited speakers at the COOL'15 workshop
  • Assisted Fulvia on the MEIC R&D planing, including a half-day special R&D meeting (on July 24) for beam synchronization study


In the next two weeks

  • The first new MEIC postdoc, Guohui Wei, will started today, working on nonlinear beam dynamics with Vasily
  • The second new MEIC postdoc, Hisham Sayed, will start on July 1, working on electron cooling. (He is in Yves's group)
  • The first R&D meeting for cooler development will be held on July 9.