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       - ODU PHYS854 teaching (with Geoff Krafft)
 
       - ODU PHYS854 teaching (with Geoff Krafft)
 
       - Maybe take a vacation day here or there...
 
       - Maybe take a vacation day here or there...
 
 
 
 
   
 
   
  
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Alex Bogacz
 
Alex Bogacz
 
    
 
    
   Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)  
      - Attending ERL’19 in Berlin
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      - Vacation
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      - PRAB paper review
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  Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
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       - Writing ERL’19 paper
 
       - Writing ERL’19 paper
 
       - Writing a CDR chapter on the LHeC ERL design
 
       - Writing a CDR chapter on the LHeC ERL design
 
       - Preparing talks on 50 GeV ERL and PERLE for the LHeC/PERLE workshop at CERN
 
       - Preparing talks on 50 GeV ERL and PERLE for the LHeC/PERLE workshop at CERN
 
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  Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
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      - Finishing a CDR chapter on the LHeC ERL design
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      - PRAB paper review
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      - Attending nuSTORM mtg at CERN
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      - Attending Workshop on the LHeC, FCC-eh and PERLE, Chevenned de Bogis
  
  
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Edy Nissen
 
Edy Nissen
 
    
 
    
     Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - I finished up an update for my pCDR section and sent it to Todd
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       - I made an initial design for putting the solenoid in the HEB, while I also worked on possibly tweaking the LEB
       - I have been putting together some parameters and measurements needed for my collaboration with DESIREE, I am currently trying to coordinate this with them.
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       - I have been continuing to work with the DESIREE people to both help with my proposal which is due at the end of this month, and with some initial data they've offered to
       - I have been revisiting the LEB design, since the lattice is quite dense and I feel it could be made better.
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        take for me the week after next.
     Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
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       - I also took part in the Human performance improvement plan
       - I will be focusing on the DESIREE collaboration. Currently they have 2 days in late October where they can do some initial measurements for me. That will be
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      - I am also now dealing with a workstation that has randomly locked me out
        used to help finalize my proposal for a spring trip out there to do the direct gear-changing experiment, which is due October 30th.
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
       - I will also be attending my scheduled human performance improvement session.
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       - Hopefully I will be able to get a working computer at some point.
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      - I will continue working with the DESIREE people to get the initial data taken, and to finalize the proposal.
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       - I will also work on getting the lattice for the HEB with the cooling solenoid to something a bit more realistic than it currently is.
  
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Chris Tennant
 
Chris Tennant
 
    
 
    
     Previous two weeks (Sept 2 - Sept 13)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 25 - Oct 11)
       - AI strategy meetings (web content, lunches, outreach, re-branding, etc.)
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       - Attended AI Summit (Chicago)
       - Wrote LHeC appendix on "ERL Developments" (including updated "ERL landscape" plot)
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       - Attended 2 workshops: Jupyter Notebooks and Machine Learning (NYC)
       - Prepping slides for contributions to the two 1-day workshops I'm attending before ICALEPCS (one on Jupyter notebooks the other on ML)
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       - Attended ICALEPCS (NYC)
      - Was invited to (remotely) participate in the LBNL "AI for Science" session on Accelerator Science
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    Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
       - Proofread various talks/papers that I am involved with (e.g. Adam Carpenter's ICALEPCS paper, Steve's multiple ERL talks)
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       - Follow up with Dmitry ML white paper for JLab
       - AI webpage development - slowly coming along (https://www.jlab.org/AI/lunch_series)
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       - Follow up with D. Ratner (SLAC) on ML white paper
       - Some work on using AI for state vector prediction in a detector
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       - Write ML section for PRAB CEBAF paper
    Next two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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      - Start outline, initial sections for draft of SRF classifier paper (to be submitted for peer-review later in the year)
       - AI webpage development - slowly coming along (https://www.jlab.org/AI/lunch_series)
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       - Follow up with Yves and J. Edelen (Radiosoft) about SBIR Phase II collaboration regarding ML toolbox
       - Some work on using AI for state vector prediction in a detector
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       - Prepare talk to give at AAC meeting.
 
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Max Bruker
 
Max Bruker
  
   Previous (Sept 16 – Sept 27)
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   Previous (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - JSPEC simulations of different DC cooling schemes for the HEB
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       - Prepared presentation for cooling workshop
       - Prepared concept for workshop presentation
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      - Finished Jspec simulations with current Heb lattice at different energies to evaluate cooling energy tradeoff
   Next (Sept 30 – Oct 11)
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       - Attended cooling workshop and collaboration meeting
       - Finalize workshop presentation
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   Next (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
       - Hadron cooling workshop and EIC collaboration meeting
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       - Find reason for alleged discrepancy between Jspec and theory / Fermilab cooler experience
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       - Revisit weakly magnetized cooler
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       - Will be working on longitudinal dynamics and stability in two energy storage ring
 
       - Will be working on longitudinal dynamics and stability in two energy storage ring
 
       - Making clear presentation based on calculation and simulations for future plan.
 
       - Making clear presentation based on calculation and simulations for future plan.
       - Meeting with Dr Kra�t for more discussion.
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       - Meeting with Dr Krafft for more discussion.
 
       - Should go with chirping and de-chirping along with other scheme in two energy ring.
 
       - Should go with chirping and de-chirping along with other scheme in two energy ring.
 
       - Working with new lattice for two energy storage ring.(Dr Fanglei Lin has designed the new lattice).
 
       - Working with new lattice for two energy storage ring.(Dr Fanglei Lin has designed the new lattice).
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       - Preparation for JLAAC meeting
 
       - Preparation for JLAAC meeting
 
       - Preparation for EINN meeting
 
       - Preparation for EINN meeting
 
 
  
  
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Amy Sy
 
Amy Sy
  
     Previous two weeks (Sept 2 - Sept 13)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 25 - Oct 11)
       - Continued H- linac optimization in TRACK. Working on optimization of second DTL tank with slightly lower voltage level. Baseline design has one voltage level for first
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       - Some preliminary work preparing for LBNF/DUNE review, including review of prior report and teleconference with Beamline L2 manager.
         and second DTL tanks, and a slightly lower level in DTL tank 3. Trying to improve on reduced emittance by lowering the voltage in DTL tank 2 and reoptimizing downstream
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      - Continued work on heavy ion stripping chicane design in MADX and TRACK. Testing stripping module in TRACK and resultant transport through the nominal ion linac. Working on
        quadrupoles and solenoids.
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        an insertion to ion linac as laid out in chicane schematic in preCDR. Current ion linac design has stripping location before quad triplet - looking at optics at this
       - Working on PSTP2019 invited talk titled "Laser-driven polarized deuterium source".  
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         position, modifications for Pb30+ versus stripped Pb67+, and other parameters as part of the chicane design.
     Next two weeks (Sept 2 - Sept 13)
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       - Remote attendance of EIC Accelerator Collaboration Meeting.
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
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      - DOE pre-review teleconference for planning for LBNF/DUNE review.
 
       - Continued work on linac optimization for reduced transverse emittance.
 
       - Continued work on linac optimization for reduced transverse emittance.
       - Continued work PSTP2019 talk
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       - Continued work on heavy ion stripping chicane design in TRACK and PyORBIT.
       - Attending/presenting at PSTP2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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       - Continued work on TRACK vs PyORBIT comparison for linac simulations.
  
  
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'''Computational Physics - Yves Roblin'''<br>
 
'''Computational Physics - Yves Roblin'''<br>
 
Yves Roblin
 
Yves Roblin
     Previous two weeks ()
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - CEBAF:
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       - Attended AIXLAB, staffed JLAB booth.
       - JLEIC
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       - Interview panel for RADCON group leader
     Next two weeks ()
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      - BTEAM, preparations for startup
       -  
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      - Meetings for local organizing committee for AI workshop at JLAB
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      - Working on 12Gev Paper, started assembling notes and writing
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      - Beam beam work with Isurumali
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      - Assessing effect of longer bunch, discussions with Yue Hao et al
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      - Preparing report for FOA due oct 25
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      - Preparing talk for Nov 7th PI meeting
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      - Prepared talk for SLLP leadership training (took place oct 7th at fermilab)
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      - Prepare performance appraisals, review objectives
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      - Extended PIT meeting
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      - Writing RAR3 reports for past running period
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      - Preparing/reviewing optics for upcoming run
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      - Oct 11: sick day
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
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       - BTEAM, FOA report, performance appraisal, budget preparation (AWP) , AI meetings, Hall A optics rework (for FFB and dithering optimization)
  
  
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Dennis Turner
 
Dennis Turner
  
     Previous two weeks ()
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - Completed move to the ARC
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       - 12GeV PRAB paper - Submitted two sections to SharePoint; started work on a third.
       - Turned over MCC KeyWatcher
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       - Received new computer and set it up with elegant, MacPorts, etc.
       - QTSnyder upgrade to QT5 for migration to RHEL7
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       - Attended AI lunch meetings
       - Multiwire emittance measurement and matching for the Halls
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       - Continued work on Multiwire
          - Simulated and tested with elegant vs qsUtility analysis
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            - While working on MultiWire, saw opportunity for improvement to qsUtility and chased that squirrel.
          - Started working on Ops tool
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       - Emailed Janet to fix my timesheet so that it no longer thinks I'm on the Ops shift schedule.
       - Bagels with the AD
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       - Completed the new Laser Safety Training.
       - Met with Yves to discuss work on the Injector upgrade
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       - Attended BTeam meeting
       - Attended Machine Learning lunch meetings
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            - Generated qsUtility measurement and matching templates for IHA0L03.
      - 12GeV PRAB paper
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      - Attended Injector Upgrade Meeting
          - Attended meetings and received topic assignments
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            - Met with Joe Grames to walk the Injector beamline and discuss the upgrade plan.
          - Assembling references, sketching out text.
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            - Touched base with Alicia to talk about GPT modeling, etc.
       - Completed "Respectful Workplace" training
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       - Helped the new operator get started with CSUE and software development so he can perhaps take over some of my software tools that are not related to CASA.
       - Attended BTeam meetings
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       - Sick day 10/7
      - Checked on new computer; still not ready
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
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      - Continue work on assigned sections of the 12GeV PRAB paper.
       - Finish QTSnyder upgrade; write ATLis for testing the "live" portion with beam
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      - Get more familiar with the upgraded Injector beamline, get started with elegant deck, etc.
       - Finish Multiwire tool; write ATLis for testing with beam
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       - Finish MultiWire
       - 12GeV PRAB paper
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            - Create templates for all the Hall lines and Injector.
      - Meet with Grames, et. al., about Injector upgrade work.
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            - Write ATLis for testing.
          - Joe has some papers, etc for me to read first
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            - Write documentation.
       - Resurrect work on rayTrace
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       - Finish QTSnyder upgrade and write ATLis for testing
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       - Make sure qsUtility works with Injector solenoids once and for all.
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       - Resurrect work on rayTrace.
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      - Attend BTeam, 12GeV paper, Injector Upgrade, and AI lunch meetings.
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Kevin Jordan
 
Kevin Jordan
  
     Previous two weeks (Sept 2 - Sept 13)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - I have been preparing for the IBIC conference and the Faraday Cup award for September 8 - 12, including the award poster and website update
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       -  
     Next two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
       - Attended the IBIC Conference     
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       -  
      - Vacation
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Joe Gubeli
 
Joe Gubeli
  
     Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Oct 11)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       - Vacation
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       - Isotope Experiment Uploaded 1F, 2F and 1X region drawings for beamline components to Document Control. Uploaded the shielding mechanical presentation to Document Control
      - HPWS Had a teleconference with Aerotech and Radibeam to tune the linear motors. With the Aerotech motor expert’s help the motors were successfully tuned and the HWPS
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         as well.
         translates well in the current configuration. The HWPS was not under vacuum or in its normal 45 degree angle.
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       - ITV7A09 Received parts, assembled, aligned, documented and installed new imaging system for the 7A09 Viewer.  
       - Isotope Experiment Completed a presentation for the Isotope Review. Presented the information to the review committee.
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
      - ICALEPCS conference – Paper and poster nearly complete and in its final review process. Paper title, “Wire scanner for high intensity beam profile diagnostics”
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     Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
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       - Isotope Experiment – Work on completing the shielding and instrumentation for the experiment. Address items that comes out of the review
 
       - Isotope Experiment – Work on completing the shielding and instrumentation for the experiment. Address items that comes out of the review
 
       - Halo monitor – Finish aligning the camera/fiber optics and install it on LDRDS
 
       - Halo monitor – Finish aligning the camera/fiber optics and install it on LDRDS
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LERF - Steve Benson  
 
LERF - Steve Benson  
 
   
 
   
     Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
       -  
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       - Previous (Sept. 30-Oct. 11)
    Next two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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       - Analyzed R&D needs for EIC for W. Wittmer
       - Attend ERL 2019 and present 3 invited talks
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      - Analyzed damping wiggler needs for the JLEIC electron storage ring
       - Discuss HZDR beam noise studies with Pavel Evtushenko
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      - Prepared two talks for Hadron Cooling workshop
       - Complete preparations for Isotope ERR and attend it.
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       - Attended Hadron Cooling workshop, gave two talks, chaired one session, and helped write up working group summary.
       - Submit proposal for change of SOW for the Cooling FOA for IMP work
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      - Attended EIC Collaboration meeting.
       - Set up Working group 5 agenda for the Hadron Cooling Workshop at Fermilab.
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      - Had discussions with P. Piot about using AWA to do RF merge study
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       - Set up seminar for Uttar Pudasaini.
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    Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
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       - Submit proposal for change of SOW for the Cooling FOA for IMP workAttend Hadron Cooling Workshop
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       - Certify User Lab 4 in the LERF
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      - Prepare quarterly report for Strong Cooling FOA project
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      - Prepare budget for isotope project quarterly and assist PI in submitting the report.
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      - Submit papers for ERL workshop
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Andrew Hutton
 
Andrew Hutton
 
   
 
   
     Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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     Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
      - Attended 2nd AMICI Industrial Session in Brussels, Belgium and gave a presentation on upcoming nuclear accelerators worldwide.   
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       - I spent most of my time organizing a response to the Isotope ERR. In addition;, I prepared my talk for AMICI and helped Yuhong with his talk on IBS.     
       - I then visited Louvain-La-Neuve (a suburb of Brussels) to see the progress on the MYRRHA Injector which is being built there. 
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     Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
      - This week I have been totally consumed by preparing and attending the Isotope ERR. We still have a lot of paperwork to do as well as finish the installation. 
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       - Attended the AMICI meeting in Saclay and gave my closing report from the Industrial Advisory Board, of which I am the Chairman.   
      - I also did try and help Yuhong with the IBS studies he is carrying out.     
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       - Now I am on vacation until the middle of next week.  I will be at the LHeC/PERLE at the end of next week.
     Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
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       - Organize the responses to the Isotope ERR Comments and Recommendations. 
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      - Prepare my talk for the AMICI 3rd Annual Meeting in Paris, attend the meeting on October 8 -9  (this is the last one in the series).   
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       - Then I am on vacation until October 23 when I will attend the LHeC/PERLE meeting near CERN.
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Revision as of 14:18, 18 October 2019

Oct 2019 Report - Sept 30 - Oct 25 Director - Todd Satogata

Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
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  Next two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - JLEIC pCDR finalization and final print!
     - JLEIC cooling and collaboration meet travel planning
     - OPS hall liaison planning and meeting
     - OPS discussions of CASA injector upgrade involvement
     - OPS prepare for KLF and Hall D collaboration meetings
     - ODU PHYS854 teaching (with Geoff Krafft)
     - Maybe take a vacation day here or there...


Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11) 
     - Writing ERL’19 paper
     - Writing a CDR chapter on the LHeC ERL design
     - Preparing talks on 50 GeV ERL and PERLE for the LHeC/PERLE workshop at CERN
  Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Finishing a CDR chapter on the LHeC ERL design
     -	PRAB paper review
     -	Attending nuSTORM mtg at CERN
     -	Attending Workshop on the LHeC, FCC-eh and PERLE, Chevenned de Bogis



Rui Li

  Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Prepare presentation on "Collective Effects in JLEIC" for the EIC collaboration meeting at ANL
     - Participate in the EIC Hadron Cooling Workshop in Fermilab (10/7-8) and the EIC Collaboration Meeting (10/9-11)
     - Presented my talk at the EIC collaboration meeting, and had multiple discussions with colleagues at the meetings 
  Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25) 
     - Schedule and organize the next JLEIC Impedance Meeting
     - Work on microwave instability simulation in the e-ring of JLEIC
     - Write up technote on spectra for uneven bunch fill, which will play a role in the coupled bunch instability growth rate analysis.



Edy Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - I made an initial design for putting the solenoid in the HEB, while I also worked on possibly tweaking the LEB
     - I have been continuing to work with the DESIREE people to both help with my proposal which is due at the end of this month, and with some initial data they've offered to
       take for me the week after next.
     - I also took part in the Human performance improvement plan
     - I am also now dealing with a workstation that has randomly locked me out
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Hopefully I will be able to get a working computer at some point.
     - I will continue working with the DESIREE people to get the initial data taken, and to finalize the proposal.
     - I will also work on getting the lattice for the HEB with the cooling solenoid to something a bit more realistic than it currently is.



Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Sept 25 - Oct 11)
     - Attended AI Summit (Chicago)
     - Attended 2 workshops: Jupyter Notebooks and Machine Learning (NYC)
     - Attended ICALEPCS (NYC)
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Follow up with Dmitry ML white paper for JLab
     - Follow up with D. Ratner (SLAC) on ML white paper
     - Write ML section for PRAB CEBAF paper
     - Start outline, initial sections for draft of SRF classifier paper (to be submitted for peer-review later in the year)
     - Follow up with Yves and J. Edelen (Radiosoft) about SBIR Phase II collaboration regarding ML toolbox
     - Prepare talk to give at AAC meeting.



Accelerator R & D - Yuhong Zhang

Yuhong Zhang

  Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Worked on IBS
     - Studied 10^35 JLEIC
     - Work on DC cooler
     - Wrote slides for two talks in the EIC collaboration meeting 5. Attended EIC Hadron Cooling Workshop and EIC Collaboration 
  Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Write slides for JLAAC review 
     - FOA quarterly report    
     - JLEIC R&S (IBS/cooling, DC cooler, IMP paper. etc)


Max Bruker

  Previous (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     -	Prepared presentation for cooling workshop
     - Finished Jspec simulations with current Heb lattice at different energies to evaluate cooling energy tradeoff
     - Attended cooling workshop and collaboration meeting
  Next (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     -	Find reason for alleged discrepancy between Jspec and theory / Fermilab cooler experience
     - Revisit weakly magnetized cooler




Fanglei Lin

  Previous two weeks (Sept 2 - Sept 13)
       - Worked on the storage ring cooler project
       - Reviewed electron beam damping parameters with damping wigglers
       - Answered questions from the pCDR external reviewers
       - Miscellaneous: generated electron ring lattice without detector solenoid for beam study, attended JLEIC R&D meeting, attended Semi-annual Graduate Student Progress   
         Review meeting, discussed introducing computation of DK depolarization rate using Zgoubi with Radiasoft collages, 
  Next two weeks (Sept 16 - Sept 27)
       - Work on updating the interaction region design
       - Work on the storage ring cooler project
       - Prepare talks for cooling workshop and EIC collaboration meeting



Bhawin Dhital

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - PWorking on longitudinal dynamics and stability in two energy storage ring cooler.
     - Working on simulation to get the longer bunch length in the cooling section.
     - Introducing harmonic cavity and bunching cavity in two energy ring to get the longer bunch length in the cooling section. Bunching cavity provides the focusing.
     - Results shows that we should go with shorter bunch length ~ 1 cm.
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Will be working on longitudinal dynamics and stability in two energy storage ring
     - Making clear presentation based on calculation and simulations for future plan.
     - Meeting with Dr Krafft for more discussion.
     - Should go with chirping and de-chirping along with other scheme in two energy ring.
     - Working with new lattice for two energy storage ring.(Dr Fanglei Lin has designed the new lattice).



Vasiliy Morozov

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Optimization of the IBS rate in the ion collider ring -IR design: modeling of the detector region in GEMC and GEANT4 -Preparation for and attendance of the EIC
       collaboration meeting     
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Attending APS DNP meeting
     - Preparation for JLAAC meeting
     - Preparation for EINN meeting




Amy Sy

   Previous two weeks (Sept 25 - Oct 11)
     - Some preliminary work preparing for LBNF/DUNE review, including review of prior report and teleconference with Beamline L2 manager.
     - Continued work on heavy ion stripping chicane design in MADX and TRACK. Testing stripping module in TRACK and resultant transport through the nominal ion linac. Working on
       an insertion to ion linac as laid out in chicane schematic in preCDR. Current ion linac design has stripping location before quad triplet - looking at optics at this
       position, modifications for Pb30+ versus stripped Pb67+, and other parameters as part of the chicane design.
     - Remote attendance of EIC Accelerator Collaboration Meeting.
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - DOE pre-review teleconference for planning for LBNF/DUNE review.
     - Continued work on linac optimization for reduced transverse emittance.
     - Continued work on heavy ion stripping chicane design in TRACK and PyORBIT.
     - Continued work on TRACK vs PyORBIT comparison for linac simulations.






Computational Physics - Yves Roblin
Yves Roblin

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Attended AIXLAB, staffed JLAB booth.
     - Interview panel for RADCON group leader
     - BTEAM, preparations for startup
     - Meetings for local organizing committee for AI workshop at JLAB
     - Working on 12Gev Paper, started assembling notes and writing
     - Beam beam work with Isurumali
     - Assessing effect of longer bunch, discussions with Yue Hao et al
     - Preparing report for FOA due oct 25
     - Preparing talk for Nov 7th PI meeting
     - Prepared talk for SLLP leadership training (took place oct 7th at fermilab)
     - Prepare performance appraisals, review objectives
     - Extended PIT meeting
     - Writing RAR3 reports for past running period
     - Preparing/reviewing optics for upcoming run
     - Oct 11: sick day
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - BTEAM, FOA report, performance appraisal, budget preparation (AWP) , AI meetings, Hall A optics rework (for FFB and dithering optimization)



Randi Gamage

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Multipole correction optimization
     - Re-tune ion collider lattice to fix dispersion at IP
     - EIC hadron cooling workshop(at Fermilab) and EIC collaboration meeting(at Argonne lab) 
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Continue to optimize the orbit correction
     - Continue multipole correction and DA studies (New ion quad data from GianLuca at LBNL)
     - Add optics correction



River Huang

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Transparent Spin Mode using Zgoubi - Adjusted RHIC’s OPERA maps into snakes’ parallel case, put OPERA maps into RHIC’s lattice, tested Transparent Spin Mode using Zgoubi
       and obtained some results. We need to analyze the simulation data in future.
     - Beam-Beam interaction and Particle Tracking - For the case, σ_1x=σ_2x  ,σ_1y=σ_2y  and σ_1x≫σ_1y and β^*≫σ_x, we obtained an analytic solutions, this was used in our
       CASA Beam-Beam package to test the luminosity of some JLEIC configurations. New benchmark of particle tracking in Linac-Ring was completed between BeamBeam3D and CASA
       BeamBeam. 
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
      - Continue working on EIC project


Isurumali Neththikumara

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Dennis Turner

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - 12GeV PRAB paper - Submitted two sections to SharePoint; started work on a third.
     - Received new computer and set it up with elegant, MacPorts, etc.
     - Attended AI lunch meetings
     - Continued work on Multiwire
           - While working on MultiWire, saw opportunity for improvement to qsUtility and chased that squirrel. 
     - Emailed Janet to fix my timesheet so that it no longer thinks I'm on the Ops shift schedule.
     - Completed the new Laser Safety Training.
     - Attended BTeam meeting
           - Generated qsUtility measurement and matching templates for IHA0L03.
     - Attended Injector Upgrade Meeting
           - Met with Joe Grames to walk the Injector beamline and discuss the upgrade plan.
           - Touched base with Alicia to talk about GPT modeling, etc.
     - Helped the new operator get started with CSUE and software development so he can perhaps take over some of my software tools that are not related to CASA.
     - Sick day 10/7
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Continue work on assigned sections of the 12GeV PRAB paper.
     - Get more familiar with the upgraded Injector beamline, get started with elegant deck, etc.
     - Finish MultiWire
           - Create templates for all the Hall lines and Injector.
           - Write ATLis for testing.
           - Write documentation.
     - Finish QTSnyder upgrade and write ATLis for testing
     - Make sure qsUtility works with Injector solenoids once and for all.
     - Resurrect work on rayTrace.
     - Attend BTeam, 12GeV paper, Injector Upgrade, and AI lunch meetings. 



He Zhang

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)     
     - JSPEC - In JLEIC cooling scheme, the electron bunch is expected to be repeatedly used for tens of times. Due to the collective effect, e.g. space charge and CSR effect,
       the electron bunch may be distorted in phase space during transport, which may affect the cooling efficiency. To simulate this effect, a process has been developed in
       JSPEC. This process uses particles with 6D coordinates to present the electron bunch. The particle coordinates are saved in binary or text files. It is allowed to use up
       to 100 files to represent different electron bunches, which are named sequentially as electrons_0.dat, electrons_1.dat, etc. The program reads all the files provided
       into the memory and create electron density map and temperature map saved as hierarchical trees for each electron bunch. These maps are used in the friction force 
       calculation and the cooling rate calculation. Since the time for 100 circles are still much shorter than the time step (0.1 second to 1 second) in a typical cooling
       simulation, it is valid and convenient to calculate the averaged cooling rate of all the electron bunches and use it as the effective cooling rate for the current time
       step. Note that the file reading and map generating only need to be done once. But the rates need to be calculated in each time step. We checked the validation of the
       process using Gaussian electron bunches represented by particles, because the cooling rate of an ideal Gaussian bunch can be calculated accurately. In real simulations,
       the electron bunches can be created by other beam transport programs. 
     - Cooling/IBS calculation - Continue performing cooling and/or IBS simulations for various JLEIC parameters with IBS-optimized lattice. Results suggest with the optimized
       lattice 1.6 nC electron bunch will provide enough cooling for 100 GeV proton beam and significant reduce the IBS expansion for 200 GeV proton beam. Put the results into
       slides to support our talk in EIC collaboration meeting. 
   Next two weeks (OCt 14 - Oct 25) 
     - Start working on JSPEC benchmarking with Lanzhou experimental data.
     - Finish a few changes of JSPEC




Diagnostic Development - Kevin Jordan

Kevin Jordan

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Joe Gubeli

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Isotope Experiment – Uploaded 1F, 2F and 1X region drawings for beamline components to Document Control. Uploaded the shielding mechanical presentation to Document Control
       as well.
     - ITV7A09 – Received parts, assembled, aligned, documented and installed new imaging system for the 7A09 Viewer. 
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Isotope Experiment – Work on completing the shielding and instrumentation for the experiment. Address items that comes out of the review
     - Halo monitor – Finish aligning the camera/fiber optics and install it on LDRDS




Michael Tiefenback

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CASA Fellows
LERF - Steve Benson

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - Previous (Sept. 30-Oct. 11)
     - Analyzed R&D needs for EIC for W. Wittmer
     - Analyzed damping wiggler needs for the JLEIC electron storage ring
     - Prepared two talks for Hadron Cooling workshop
     - Attended Hadron Cooling workshop, gave two talks, chaired one session, and helped write up working group summary.
     - Attended EIC Collaboration meeting.
     - Had discussions with P. Piot about using AWA to do RF merge study
     - Set up seminar for Uttar Pudasaini.
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Submit proposal for change of SOW for the Cooling FOA for IMP workAttend Hadron Cooling Workshop
     - Certify User Lab 4 in the LERF
     - Prepare quarterly report for Strong Cooling FOA project
     - Prepare budget for isotope project quarterly and assist PI in submitting the report.
     - Submit papers for ERL workshop



Andrew Hutton

   Previous two weeks (Sept 30 - Oct 11)
     - I spent most of my time organizing a response to the Isotope ERR. In addition;, I prepared my talk for AMICI and helped Yuhong with his talk on IBS.    
   Next two weeks (Oct 14 - Oct 25)
     - Attended the AMICI meeting in Saclay and gave my closing report from the Industrial Advisory Board, of which I am the Chairman.  
     - Now I am on vacation until the middle of next week.  I will be at the LHeC/PERLE at the end of next week.