Bubble Chamber Meeting Wednesday November 11, 2015

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We will meet in TL 2221 on Wednesday November 11 at 3:30 pm EST.

For those calling in we'll use the Blue Jeans [1] audio conference system.

Phone number: 1-888-240-2560
Meeting ID: 3528502673#
Meeting URL: http://bluejeans.com/3528502673


1- Summary of Sept Beam Test: media:BeamTest_Summary_I_Sept2015.pdf media:BeamTest_Summary_I_Sept2015.pptx

2- Beam Schedule in 2016:

  1. Test Run II: May 30 – June 20
  2. Test Run III: Aug 15 – Aug 29
  3. Note: Run II and Run III will be considered Injector Facility Development Time. Expectation to ask for PAC days in FY2017.

3- Bubble Chamber work at ANL

4- Sept beam test data analysis: media:Ernst_analysis_Sep2015_2.pdf media:Ernst_analysis_Sep2015_2.docx

5- Invitation to Elba: June 27-July 1, 2016

Notes from this meeting:

  • The quarter cryo-unit RF gradients were found to be lower by 5%. However, during the September test, we set the energy using the dipole so we should be very close to the quoted energy. Complete analysis of the beam energy measurements is forthcoming.
  • Ernst is calculating bubble chamber sensitivity to gamma ray flux. Previous experiments obtained a limit of <10-11 with a gamma radioactive source.