2019-04-12-LeadershipReports

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April 12, 2019 Report - April 1 - April 26

Director - Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
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Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - Machine support 
     - Paper on ‘Dogbone’ ERL for IPAC
     - Finalizing White Paper on Publications and Conferences
     - JLEIC Collab. mgt.
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Injector solenoids - importance of uniformity of focusing across the bunch and stray field 
     - Finalizing paper on ‘Dogbone’ ERL for IPAC
     - Implementation of new Internal Publication system
     - PRAB paper - review

Rui Li

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - Participated EIC collaboration meeting, presented my talk, and interacted with colleagues from different labs
     - Extended discussions with the RF group and John Fox and Dmitry Teytelman on feedback requirements for JLEIC
     - Scheduling the next impedance meeting and update impedance wiki 
     - Started collaboration with LBL on impedance and wakefield studies for ALS-U
     - Literature studies on impedances
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Continue with broadband impedance study for JLEIC
     - Impedance meeting on 4/22 at 10:30am
     - Review some of the studies on CSR effects 

Ed Nissen

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - Attended the JLEIC collaboration meeting 
     - Working on ECA application
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Continue working on ECA application
     - Finish paper to submit for light peer review at IPAC

Chris Tennant

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - JLEIC collaboration meeting
     - Finished collecting parameters for updated ERL landscape plot (with help of Peter Williams)
     - Met with SLAC representatives about collaborating on their LDRD (ML relating to SRF)
     - Went over SRF classification analysis with Anna and Adam
     - Continue analysis and documentation in TN for SRF classification (text needed for Anna's LDRD, IPAC paper and Adam's ICALEPCS paper)
     - Vacation day to attend "Applied Machine Learning Conference" in Charlottesville
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Finish(?) TN



Accelerator R & D - Yuhong Zhang

Fanglei Lin

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - Maternity Leave
     - Finished the electron collider ring design
     - Updating the pCDR-100 in the electron complex section
     - Prepared electron ring information to the talk given in the collaboration meeting spring 2019 
     - Provided the electron ring magnet information to Leigh and Tim for the cost estimation
     - Had a discussion and made a plan on the study of electron polarization with colleagues from UNM and Cornell university 
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Maternity Leave


Vasiliy Morozov

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - JLEIC collaboration meeting: preparation and presentation of four talks on JLEIC overview, IR design, collider ring designs 
       and working group summary, discussions with collaborators. Presentation of the latest JLEIC design to NP.
     - Costing and energy upgrade exercises.
     - Ion polarization: spin transparency experiment analysis and simulations, preparation of a paper with Kondratenko.
     - IR design: setting up collider ring simulations in Elegant with Randy.
     - Work on simulations of the longitudinal dynamics in a storage ring cooler with Bhawin.
     - Work on beam-beam simulations with River
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Costing exercise.
     - Preparation of the DoE quarterly reports.
     - Work on the spin transparency experiment and polarization papers
     - Completion of the pCDR.
     - Collider ring design and simulations.
 


Amy Sy

  Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - Attended JLEIC collaboration meeting.
     - Continued work on early career proposal.
     - Participated in commissioning of laser-driven polarized proton source at FZ Juelich. Testing Lamb-shift polarimeter with unpolarized pulsed proton beam.
     - Summarized longitudinal Schottky signal analysis work on IMP experiment data for quarterly report.
  Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Continued work on early career proposal.
     - Continued participation in experiments with Lamb-shift polarimeters at FZ Juelich.




Computational Physics - Yves Roblin
Yves Roblin

   CEBAF
     - Prepare for machine startup.
     - Preparing talk to Hall A collaboration.
     - Completed TOSP for Hall A Apex Experiment
     - Developing method to center solenoids (in particular 
        Hall A moeller solenoid)
     - BTEAM
    JLEIC:   
     - Reviewing Implications of the 100 GeV CM setup for BeamBeam   
   OTHER
     - Attended workshop on ML
     - Conducted interviews for postdoc position
     - TRC meetings
     - FOA reports.
     - Evaluating various Python frameworks for ML and GA (DEAP,        pyEVOLVE)


He Zhang

   Previous two weeks (Apr 1 - Apr 12)
     - MAD-X 5D Map tracking code has been sent to Yun Luo and Ji Qiang
     - Working on JSPEC development
   Next two weeks (Apr 15 - Apr 25)
     - Enhance the luminosity module of JSPEC
     - Simulation on dispersive cooling



Diagnostic Development - Kevin Jordan

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Joe Gubeli

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LERF - Steve Benson

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