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Revision 16 (Nugent, John , 17 October 2013 14:59) → Revision 17/22 (Nugent, John , 17 October 2013 14:59)

h1. Phone Meeting 
 
 *-Thursday 10th October- Thursday 17th October* at *15:00 BST (GMT+1)*. 

 Dial-in information is available "here":http://www.readytalk.com/an.php?tfnum=8667401260 where some numbers are: 

 | *Country* | *Number* | 
 | Switzerland | 0800705351 | 
 | UK | 08004960576 |  
 | USA | 1-866-740-1260 |  

 After connecting, type in the MICO access code (ie. *5673390*) then hit #.  

 h2. Preliminary Agenda 

 * Effect of Reduced Focus Coil current on MICE Step IV and Step VI attachment:Reduced-FC-Current-Slides.odp attachment:Reduced-FC-Current-Slides.pdf (Rogers) 
 * Step IV emittance study/tracker alignment algorithm (Santos) 
 * EMR Analysis/Run progress (Ruslan) 
 * G4beamline Step 1 comparisons (Soler/Bayes/Nugent) 

 attachment:AnalysisMeeting1710.pdf attachment:Analysismeeting1710.pdf 

 * TOF rate analysis (Durga) 
 * Gauging the success of Step IV (Blondel/All) 
 * Multiple scattering & energy loss models (Middleton) 
 * Dipole Field-Current Discrepancy (Nebrensky) 
 ** Apologies, I'll be setting up the beamline as BLOC. 
 ** Preliminary results still in eLog entry "2413":https://micewww.pp.rl.ac.uk/elog/MICE+Log/2413 
 *** Note that field in centre of dipole bore (long probe) is maybe 1% less than measured against pole (short probe) so not an explanation for a >5% discrepancy 
 *** As per "VB slide":http://micewww.pp.rl.ac.uk/attachments/1660/plot.pdf last time, should we be giving dipoles 2 minutes to settle at each setting? Or is 1 min enough? (tolerable error?) This would need enforcing via Run Control... 
 ** Note also eLog entry "2141":https://micewww.pp.rl.ac.uk/elog/MICE+Log/2141 - inconclusive. I'm not really sure what I'm looking for from that analysis though! 
 ** I've dug out and archived on the Grid our "official" field maps for Q35 quads and dipoles - eLog entry "2433":https://micewww.pp.rl.ac.uk/elog/MICE+Log/2433 

 * AOB 

 * Next time:  
 ** Quadrupole/TOF alignment study (Overton)  
 ** Magnetic measurements (Blackmore/Leonova)  
 ** Pion contamination in Step I (Domizia/Ole) 
 ** Tracker Update (Dobbs) 
 ** Date of next meeting: Proposed date is October 31st (NB: Clocks will have gone back in the UK at this point) 

      
 h2. Uploading presentations 

 Instructions on how to upload a talk if you're a presenter. 

 # Click on "edit" (and concentrate!) 
 # Click on the open box below "files" 
 # Browse and enter your file name (e.g. mytalk.pdf ) 
 # Enter the following line in the agenda box below your name (without the 'pre' tags) 
 <pre> 
  attachment:filename.filetype 
 </pre> 
 # (e.g. attachment:mytalk.pdf ) 
 # and save