2016-Feb-22 Accel. Phys. Biweekly Report

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Todd Satogata

 Previous two weeks (Feb 1-15)
   - OPS: Hall D startup, transport measurements, FFB support, Optics on call
   - OPS: Harp scaling issues, emittance characterization
   - ER@CEBAF: Francois Meot/Nick Tsoupas visit, discussions
   - JACoW: Board of Directors meeting
   - Accelerator Advisory Committee Review prep
   - GlueX/HallD Collaboration Meeting prep
   - Vacation Feb 10-15
 Next two weeks (Feb 16-Mar 1)
   - Accelerator Advisory Committee Review/Talk (Feb 17-18)
   - GlueX/HallD Collaboration Meeting/Talk (Feb 18-20)
   - ER@CEBAF: biweekly meeting org, proposal writing
   - OPS: BTeam, tune team prep, Hall D optics fitting/tuning, nA BPM calibration
   - JLEIC: Simulation workload discussions with Yves
   - JACoW: Finish COOL'15 talk processing, publish to JACoW; template work
   - Finalize review ODU/JLab paper on GHOST to prepare for publication
   - JLEIC/ODU: Bunch splitting development with Randy
   - OPS: Eric Thompson, education on functional minimization for fopt fits

Alex Bogacz

 Previous two weeks (Feb 1-15)
   - JLEIC: Develop new Booster lattice with imaginary gamma-T
   - OPS: Optics on call
   - Vacation Jan 25-Feb 4
 Next two weeks (Feb 16-Mar 1)
   - JLEIC: Optimize booster lattice: chromatic compensation, occupancy
   - ER@CEBAF: Iterate chicane layout (with Chase Dubbe)
   - Review JINST article

David Douglas

 Previous two weeks (Feb 1-15)
   - CBETA: travelled to Cornell to discuss C-Beta, gave seminar on ERLs
   - JLEIC: continue sorting out magnetized beam dynamics in cooling solenoid
   - JLEIC: collaborate on re-optimization of design specifications
   - DarkLight: revise DarkLight simulations to eliminate incorrectly
     included solenoid fringe field effects
   - Project E: meetings; complete sensitivity & halo generation study
 Next two weeks (Feb 16-Mar 1)
   - JLEIC: continue sorting out magnetized beam dynamics in cooling solenoid
   - CBETA: Cornell visit followup
   - ER@CEBAF telecon/kibitzing
   - Project E: informal support for commissioning
   - Project E: analysis of quad perturbation hypersensitivity
     observed in halo maps
   - Complete NSF proposal with MSU/ODU

Chris Tennant

 Previous two weeks (Feb 1-15)
   Project E: BBU analysis using HOM data for 6-cell (vs 5-cell) cavity
   Project E: geometric analysis for the UV line of the JLab FEL (to compare with
      results for lattice 3.0)
   Project E: halo map analysis (revisiting) for lattice 3.0
   Project E: simulate Touschek scattering in elegant
   Project E: troubleshooting/benchmarking new version of Cheng-Ying's Vlasov solver
   Project E: simulating phase transfer measurement in lattice 3.0
   Cooler: linac acceptance studies using the appropriate (i.e. large) beam
 Next two weeks (Feb 16-Mar 1)
   Project E: microbunching gain analysis for lattice 2.1 (using new version of
      Cheng-Ying's code)
   Project E: analyze/understand Touschek scattering data from elegant
      and write up conclusions from aforementioned analysis
   Cooler: S2E simulations using several different drift emittances

Randy Gamage

 Previous three weeks (Jan 4-25)
   - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization
 Next two weeks (Jan 25-Feb 5)
   - MEIC: esme model development, bunch split optimization