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'''Accelerator Physics - T. Satogata<br>'''
 
'''Accelerator Physics - T. Satogata<br>'''
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Todd Satogata
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    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - ADMIN: Weekly meetings with students (Randy, Eric), appraisals
 +
      - JACOW: Team Meeting travel planning, organization
 +
      - IPAC18: Editorial board support, SPMS support work, travel
 +
        planning for SPC/3 meeting in Jan 2018
 +
      - OPS: BTeam (Oct 31, start weekly meets), Hall D raster scan meeting
 +
      - JLEIC: pCDR schedule, planning
 +
      - JLEIC: Continue Booster injection notes, documentation
 +
      - JLEIC: pyOrbit compilation and start of testing
 +
      - ODU: PHYS 417/517 planning, class prep
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - ADMIN: Weekly meetings with students (Randy, Eric), appraisals
 +
      - ADMIN: Reference letters for student applications
 +
      - ADMIN: Review of accelerator physics textbook proposal
 +
      - JACOW: Team Meeting travel planning, organization, prep talks
 +
      - JLEIC: Continue assembling documents, pCDR kickoff presentations?
 +
      - JLEIC: Continue Booster injection notes, documentation
 +
      - OPS: BTeam weekly, ORFP update review, ATLis updates
 +
      - OPS: Hall D raster scan followup (McCaughan, John Musson, Keith Cole)
 +
      - IPAC18: Editorial board support, SPMS support work
 +
      - ODU: PHYS 417/517 planning, class prep
  
 +
Alex Bogacz
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - OPS: 12 GeV beam parameter meeting, notes
 +
      - PERLE: End to end simulation development
 +
      - IPAC18: Next SPB meeting, notes and planning
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - Revise JINST paper on dual linac for neutrino factory
 +
      - TRC invention disclosure review
 +
      - PERLE: Seminar and End to end simulation development
 +
 +
David Douglas
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - At Daresbury and in UK for entire two weeks
 +
      - Talks on Overview of ERLs and tech challenges,
 +
        tutorial on magnetized beam transport, seminar on PERLE at
 +
        University of Liverpool
 +
      - Worked with Peter Williams on SRF linac/SRF-ERL architectures;
 +
        generated draft accelerator (top level) requirements for a
 +
        system with numerous potential applications. Thought a bit
 +
        about implications of ISR on compressors in such systems.
 +
      - Came up with a way to make a GERBAL symmetrical, shorter, and
 +
        use the same spreader/recombiner at all four corners. Yes,
 +
        that's a "symmetric asymmetrical linac".
 +
      - Worked through an example calculation with Kirsten showing
 +
        details on what happens to a magnetized beam if you apply a
 +
        solenoid to it. Writing it up.
 +
      - Got information about CSR modeling at magnet transitions
 +
        ("CSRdrift", in Elegant) suggesting some aspects of this
 +
        Elegant feature (Stupakov model) may require caution when used
 +
        and interpreted. Communicated this to Chris, who I think will
 +
        probably talk to Rui.
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - More of the same in Daresbury
 +
      - Return to JLab, pick back up on cooler design work and follow
 +
        up on Daresbury connections
 +
 +
Rui Li
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - Organized joint impedance meeting with RF, engineer people and
 +
        Kirsten (gaining momentum)
 +
      - Meeting with Salvador on coupled bunch instability issues
 +
      - Continue with thesis committee organization work (with APS
 +
        complications)
 +
      - Reviewing fundamentals in impedance theories for baseline discussions
 +
      - Participate Bas’s seminar and discussion session about GPT CSR
 +
      - e-cooler design meetings
 +
      - EIC seminar and R&D meeting
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - Start reviewing thesis one by one (5 thesis are to be read
 +
        through and given scores, and I plan to distribute the thesis
 +
        reading time over the next two month)
 +
      - Continue with going over impedance theories, simulation and
 +
        impedance budget studies in existing machines, and start to
 +
        prepare slides for the next impedance meeting
 +
 +
Ed Nissen
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - JLEIC: Compile gear-change experiment ideas, give presentation
 +
        RHIC and DESIREE seem to be reasonable options, following up with
 +
        RHIC personnel with Jiquan Guo
 +
      - JLEIC: Reading up on Booster design history, negative momentum
 +
        compaction lattices and related nonlinear dispersion issues
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - JLEIC: Determine feasibility of negative momentum compaction
 +
        nonlinear dispersion correction, start redesigning Booster with
 +
        new cells and to accommodate new top energy
 +
 +
Chris Tennant
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - GPT immersion therapy (Bas visit)
 +
      - Bmad parameter scans (running CCR arc, varying CSR code-related
 +
        quantities, shielding height, #particles, etc.)
 +
      - elegant parameter scans (turns out one of elegant's csrdrift
 +
        models may have a sign error, using other models, doing
 +
        multi-turn tracking)
 +
      - retrieving data from old (broken) laptop HD and backing up
 +
        current data!
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - continue with analysis of CCR simple arc and summarize results
 +
        in TN
 +
 +
Randy Gamage
 +
    Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
 +
      - Dissertation writing: Continue coasting beam chapter, tech note
 +
    Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
 +
      - Dissertation writing: Hopefully coasting beam chapter, tech note
  
  

Revision as of 08:50, 13 November 2017

Director - M. Spata
No report.



Accelerator Physics - T. Satogata
Todd Satogata

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - ADMIN: Weekly meetings with students (Randy, Eric), appraisals
     - JACOW: Team Meeting travel planning, organization
     - IPAC18: Editorial board support, SPMS support work, travel
       planning for SPC/3 meeting in Jan 2018
     - OPS: BTeam (Oct 31, start weekly meets), Hall D raster scan meeting
     - JLEIC: pCDR schedule, planning
     - JLEIC: Continue Booster injection notes, documentation
     - JLEIC: pyOrbit compilation and start of testing
     - ODU: PHYS 417/517 planning, class prep
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - ADMIN: Weekly meetings with students (Randy, Eric), appraisals
     - ADMIN: Reference letters for student applications
     - ADMIN: Review of accelerator physics textbook proposal
     - JACOW: Team Meeting travel planning, organization, prep talks
     - JLEIC: Continue assembling documents, pCDR kickoff presentations?
     - JLEIC: Continue Booster injection notes, documentation
     - OPS: BTeam weekly, ORFP update review, ATLis updates
     - OPS: Hall D raster scan followup (McCaughan, John Musson, Keith Cole)
     - IPAC18: Editorial board support, SPMS support work
     - ODU: PHYS 417/517 planning, class prep

Alex Bogacz

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - OPS: 12 GeV beam parameter meeting, notes
     - PERLE: End to end simulation development
     - IPAC18: Next SPB meeting, notes and planning
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - Revise JINST paper on dual linac for neutrino factory
     - TRC invention disclosure review
     - PERLE: Seminar and End to end simulation development

David Douglas

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - At Daresbury and in UK for entire two weeks
     - Talks on Overview of ERLs and tech challenges,
       tutorial on magnetized beam transport, seminar on PERLE at
       University of Liverpool
     - Worked with Peter Williams on SRF linac/SRF-ERL architectures;
       generated draft accelerator (top level) requirements for a
       system with numerous potential applications. Thought a bit
       about implications of ISR on compressors in such systems.
     - Came up with a way to make a GERBAL symmetrical, shorter, and
       use the same spreader/recombiner at all four corners. Yes,
       that's a "symmetric asymmetrical linac".
     - Worked through an example calculation with Kirsten showing
       details on what happens to a magnetized beam if you apply a
       solenoid to it. Writing it up.
     - Got information about CSR modeling at magnet transitions
       ("CSRdrift", in Elegant) suggesting some aspects of this
       Elegant feature (Stupakov model) may require caution when used
       and interpreted. Communicated this to Chris, who I think will
       probably talk to Rui.
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - More of the same in Daresbury
     - Return to JLab, pick back up on cooler design work and follow
       up on Daresbury connections

Rui Li

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - Organized joint impedance meeting with RF, engineer people and
       Kirsten (gaining momentum)
     - Meeting with Salvador on coupled bunch instability issues
     - Continue with thesis committee organization work (with APS
       complications)
     - Reviewing fundamentals in impedance theories for baseline discussions
     - Participate Bas’s seminar and discussion session about GPT CSR
     - e-cooler design meetings
     - EIC seminar and R&D meeting
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - Start reviewing thesis one by one (5 thesis are to be read
       through and given scores, and I plan to distribute the thesis
       reading time over the next two month)
     - Continue with going over impedance theories, simulation and
       impedance budget studies in existing machines, and start to
       prepare slides for the next impedance meeting

Ed Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - JLEIC: Compile gear-change experiment ideas, give presentation
       RHIC and DESIREE seem to be reasonable options, following up with
       RHIC personnel with Jiquan Guo
     - JLEIC: Reading up on Booster design history, negative momentum
       compaction lattices and related nonlinear dispersion issues
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - JLEIC: Determine feasibility of negative momentum compaction
       nonlinear dispersion correction, start redesigning Booster with
       new cells and to accommodate new top energy

Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - GPT immersion therapy (Bas visit)
     - Bmad parameter scans (running CCR arc, varying CSR code-related
       quantities, shielding height, #particles, etc.)
     - elegant parameter scans (turns out one of elegant's csrdrift
       models may have a sign error, using other models, doing
       multi-turn tracking)
     - retrieving data from old (broken) laptop HD and backing up
       current data!
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - continue with analysis of CCR simple arc and summarize results
       in TN

Randy Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Oct 30-Nov 10)
     - Dissertation writing: Continue coasting beam chapter, tech note
   Next two weeks (Nov 13-Nov 24)
     - Dissertation writing: Hopefully coasting beam chapter, tech note



Accelerator R and D - Y. Zhang
No report.



Computational Physics - Y. Roblin



Diagnostic Development - K. Jordan
No report.



LERF - S. Benson

  • October 30-Nov 10
    -Attended the EINN meeting in Paphos and presented a talk on "Low Energy Nuclear Physics at Jefferson Lab".
    -Submitted paper for COOL17.
    -Initiated discussions with Steve Peggs about possible research using CBeta
    -Met with Bas Van der Geer to discuss GPT uses. Discussed with the Cooler ring group
  • November 13-22
    -Submit abstract for IPAC18
    -Complete R&D plan for potential FOA
    -Submit support letter for Radiasoft for Phase II SBIR