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August 27 2020 Report - Aug 3 - Aug 28 Director - Todd Satogata

Todd Satogata

  Previous two weeks (Aug 3 - Aug 14)
     - EIC Meetings (impedance, RCS task force; CDR editorial; physics; planning/project)
     - EIC Finish risk workshop (Aug 3-6)
     - EIC Analysis of Alternatives review preparation, review (Aug 10-12)
     - EIC CDR editorial review, integration
     - MGMT Meetings (Leadership/Dept Heads, CASA coffee)
     - MGMT SBIR/STTR Meeting (Aug 13)
     - ADMIN Start Snowmass LOI planning
     - OPS Daily 07:45/08:00, weekly W 1:30
     - ODU Meetings (Xelera weekly, Isurumali beam-beam, Bhawin)
     - VACATION: Aug 14
  Next two weeks (Aug 17 - Aug 28) 
     - EIC Analysis of Alternatives review post-meetings
     - EIC Mini-MAC prep/dry run (Aug 17-18); review (Aug 26/28)
     - EIC CDR editing, editorial review, integration (much work)
     - EIC Meetings (impedance, RCS task force; CDR editorial; physics; planning/project; start weekly L2 meetings)
     - EIC EIC/FCC planning discussions
     - EIC OPA review early draft slide preparations
     - MGMT Meetings (Leadership/Dept Heads, CASA coffee, Accel Div Diversity survey)
     - MGMT P&C Meeting (Aug 24)
     - ADMIN Finish Snowmass LOI planning, emails
     - ADMIN APS DPB Exec Committee quarterly meeting (Aug 28)
     - OPS Daily 07:45/08:00, weekly W 1:30
     - ODU Meetings (Xelera weekly, Isurumali beam-beam, Bhawin)




Alex Bogacz

  Previous two weeks (Aug 3 - Aug 14) 
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Rui Li

  Previous two weeks (May 25 - June 5)
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Edy Nissen

   Previous two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Attended task force meetings
     - Performed beam beam simulations for the beam beam task force
     - Worked on analysis of DODGE data
     - Gave R&D meeting talk about DODGE
   Next two weeks (Jun 22 - Jul 2)
     - Continue simulations for task forces
     - Continue analysis of DODGE data



Chris Tennant

   Previous two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Create and present talk for AI Lunch Series on "Problem of the Quarter #4" solution
     - Work with A. Carpenter for visualizations for the SRF fault classifier
     -	Work on talk outlines (LBNL and JLab seminars)
     -	Explore machine learning for data streams
   Next two weeks (Jun 22 - Jul 2)
     - Vacation (June 22-26)
     -	EEML summer school




Accelerator R & D - Yuhong Zhang

Yuhong Zhang

  Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
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Max Bruker

  Previous (Aug 3 - Aug 14)
     - Beam loading calculations and literature studies
     -	Got introduced to the GTS. Received some rudimentary CST models from Fay that may give access to the RF properties of the gun grid.
     -	EIC CDR edits
  Next (Aug 17 - Aug 28)
     - Beam loading calculations
     -	Understand how the CST models compare to the actual parts; start doing simulations to reproduce the frequency response measurement
     -	EIC CDR edits




Fanglei Lin

  Previous two weeks (Aug 3 - Aug 14)
     - Continuing the work on the task force on novel techniques for ESR polarization improvement and presented the progress in the bi-weekly meeting 
     -	Studying electron polarization in the eSR on benchmarking results from SLICK, SITRO and Bmad, and presented the progress in the bi-weekly meeting 
     -	Continuing the working on the storage ring cooler project  
     -	Miscellaneous: attended the Novel Techniques for eSR Polarization Improvement, attended the EIC eSR polarization meeting, attended the EIC RCS polarization meeting, attended the EIC hadron polarization meeting, attended the EIC low energy luminosity/facility optimization meeting, attended EIC design team
       meeting, attended alternate strong cooling task force meeting, attended the Storage Ring Cooler meeting, attended the Innovative HE Cooling Project Status meeting, attended the EIC Accelerator Design meeting, attended the EIC general meeting, attended the Machine Advisory Committee Meeting 
  Next two weeks (Aug 17 - Aug 28)
     - Work on the task force on novel techniques for eSR polarization improvement 
     -	Study the polarization in the eSR 
     - Work on the storage ring cooler project  




Bhawin Dhital

   Previous two weeks (May 25 - Jun 5)
     - Single particle tracking with synchrotron radiation on.
     - Many particle tracking with synchrotron radiation on.
     - Equilibrium beam emittance and energy spread estimation from elegant particle tracking. Compared those values with analytical values.
     - For a long run with bunched beam and many particles, decided to go with parallel elegant. Asked Yves to install in JLab ifarm
   Next two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Installation of PELEGANT in JLab ifarm is in progress
     - Dynamic Aperture, Momentum Aperture and Touschek Lifetime calculation
     - Run simulation using PELEGANT



Vasiliy Morozov

   Previous two weeks (Aug 3 - Aug 14)
     - Optimization of coupling in the electron collider ring to improve the polarization lifetime and providing input for beam-beam simulations
     - Development of a numerical technique for calculating the ion polarization lifetime
     - Analysis of the ifarm simulation results of the two-energy storage ring using a Jupyter notebook
     - Optimization of the quadrupole strengths of the 2nd IR and work on geometric and optical match of the 2nd IR to the rest of the collider lattices
     - Preparation and presentation of an Accelerator Physics seminar on the spin transparency mode in synchrotrons
   Next two weeks (Aug 17 - Aug 28)
     - Work on the 2nd IR, forward acceptance simulations
     - Effect of crabbing on the electron and ion polarizations
     - Study of ion polarization lifetime and bench-marking lifetime calculations against simulation results
     - Checking dynamics in the electron collider ring
     - Optimization of the beam dynamics in a two-energy storage ring
     - Spin transparency experiment simulations




Amy Sy

   Previous two weeks (Aug 3 - Aug 14)
     - Upstream/rear ion optics for the second IR contribution to the draft CDR.
     - Collected and edited inputs for the July 2020 EIC Design Update Newsletter.
     - Draft report editing for LBNF/DUNE status review.
     - MAD8 installation and running to generate survey files as setup for ESR spin tracking simulations.
     - CDR chapter reading.
   Next two weeks (Aug 17 - Aug 28)
     - CDR chapter/appendix reading.
     - Collecting and editing inputs for the August 2020 EIC Design Update Newsletter.
     - Submitted input to EIC Biweekly report.
     - Attended EIC  mini MAC review.
     - Attended various meetings on second IR-related topics.







Computational Physics - Yves Roblin
Yves Roblin

   Previous two weeks (May 28 - Jun 5)
     - Beam-beam meetings, 
     - Wrote notes on how to determine tunes by tracking in elegant
     - New method to calculate tune diffusion implemented in python
     - Bteam meetings, support for restart
     - AI meetings, litterature search and reading on AI, in particular the
     - Concept of using streaming AI's for CEBAF data.
     - Vacation (June 1-5th)
   Next two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Build the latest (very latest, from the subversion branch.) Pelegant for the farm
     - Wrote scripts for bhawin to allow for running Pelegant with multiple processors and across computing nodes using SLURM.
     - Next, will attempt to rebuild bb3d and do the same for it. (it is currently limited to running multiple processors but only on one node)
     - AI lunch series, AI reading, working on drafting proposals for using streaming AIs in order to process the CEBAF data
     - Bteam, getting ready for restart, discussions with Hall A/C regarding engineered controls for beam excursions




Randi Gamage

   Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
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River Huang

   Previous two weeks (May 28 - Jun 5)
     - Doing the particle tracking (with / without H-kick and V-kick) using CASA Beam-Beam scripts For JLEIC ring and BNL EIC ring.
     - CASA Beam-Beam package
          - Optimizing phase coordinates output of CASA Beam-Beam.
   Next two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Continue working on EIC project.


Isurumali Neththikumara

   Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
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Dennis Turner

   Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
     - Attended IPAC talks
     - HLA
          - Released new version of eDT in response to feature requests from Ops. 
     - AIPINJ
          - Continue finalizing optics in the elegant model
          - Further explored numerical solutions for QW settings vs Wien settings
          - Presented latest optics at AIPINJ meeting, resulting in a list of 
     - Attended CASA, BTeam, AIPINJ meetings
     - Attended Accelerator Seminars and AI Lunch Series talks
     - Caught up with reading various papers on Wien filters, optics, etc.
   Next two weeks (May 25 - Jun 5)
     - AIPINJ
        - Continue (and hopefully finish) finalizing optics
        - Camille will be requesting a review soon; prepare slides
     - Explore implementing the beta matching using beam jitter from the paper Jay sent around
     - Attend CASA, BTeam, AIPINJ meetings
     - Attend Accelerator Seminars and AI Lunch Series talks
     - Continue with online training opportunities as time permits



He Zhang

   Previous two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)     
     - Repeated previous simulations using the single particle model. Find inconsistency between the single particle model and the Monte Carlo model in BETACOOL. The question is whether to count in the position contribution 
       when calculating the longitudinal emittance. The single particle model counts it in, while the Monte Carlo model not. Put this into slides to Alexei.  
     - Tested the Meshkov formula for magnetized cooling in JSPEC.
   Next two weeks (Jun 22 - Jul 2) 
     - Finish the DS formula for magnetized cooling in JSPEC. Start to work on general IBS.  
     - Continue simulation on IMP experiment. 





Diagnostic Development - Kevin Jordan

Kevin Jordan

  Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
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Joe Gubeli

   Previous two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Isotope Experiment – Making models and running simulation on a 50kW design. Exploring the idea of removing the beryllium window an using an integrated window/radiator. This can be accomplished by 
       explosion welding the tungsten radiator to a copper tube with the other end of this copper tube explosion welded to a conflate flange.
   Next two weeks (Jun 22 - Jul 3)
     - Isotopes – Continue working on a 50kW design. Creating a model of an integrated window/radiator and running thermal simulations. Talking to vendors about explosion welding.
     - RADBIS – Order hardware needed for this project.
     - RADHAL – Order hardware needed for this project.



Michael Tiefenback

   Previous two weeks (May 11 - May 22)
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CASA Fellows
LERF - Steve Benson

   Previous two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
     - Developed budgets for two isotope proposals
     - Attended FAST/IOTA workshop remotely
     - Ran Low Energy cooling meetings and wrote up minutes
     - Prepared presentation for Alternative Cooling Task force
   Next two weeks (Jun 22 - Jul 3)
     - Present Alternative concept presentation for Cooling task force
     - Work on Low Energy Cooling appendix.
     - Complete OAM paper and submit
     - Review Yan paper
     - Submit no-cost extension request to DOE
     - Review LERF start-up procedures
     - Get SOW for Linac Development revised
     - Revise AWPs for Electron cooling contract to match new SOWs and resource availability.





Andrew Hutton

   Previous two weeks (May 28 - Jun 5)
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   Next two weeks (Jun 8 - Jun 19)
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