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Review of the MICE beam-dynamics analysis, January 2016

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Review committee

Present for the review:
  • M. Syphers (NIU, Chair)
  • R. Barlow (Huddersfield)
  • R. Bartolini (Diamond/JAI)
  • J. Byrd (LBNL)
  • A. Latina (CERN)
  • G. Rumolo (CERN)
  • A. Seryi (JAI)
  • N. Solyak (FNAL)

Two members of the committee, D. Newbold (Bristol) and D. Schulte (CERN), can not be present on the 14th and 15th of January 2016.

Documentation

Report: Status of the MICE Optics and Analysis rev 1
Feedback from the review panel: Report on the MICE Optics Review

Recent reviews:

Terms of reference: Review of the MICE beam-dynamics analysis

Venue:

The Hamilton Room, The Coseners House

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Agenda – 14 & 15 January 2016

14 January 2016
09:00-09:30 Executive session
09:30-11:00 Context and orientation
09:30-09:50 Ionization cooling for muon accelerators ( 01-2016-01-14-Delahaye.pptx ) J.P. Delahaye 15' + 5'
09:50-10:10 MICE: the Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment ( 02-2016-02-14-Bross.pptx ) A. Bross 15' + 5'
10:10-10:45 The MICE measurement programme; concepts and practicalities ( 03-2016-01-14-Rogers.pdf ) C. Rogers 25' + 10'
10:45-11:00 Discussion/contingency 15'
11:00-11:30 Coffee
11:30-13:00 Diagnostics and data handling
11:30-12:00 Reconstruction and performance of the MICE instrumentation ( 04-2016-01-14-Dobbs.pdf ) A. Dobbs 25' + 5'
12:00-12:30 Measurement of emittance and other optics quantities; precision ( 05-2016-01-14-Blackmore.pptx ) V. Blackmore 25' + 5'
12:30-13:00 Discussion/contingency 30'
13:00-14:00 Lunch and executive session
14:00-15:30 Accelerator simulation and optics
14:00-14:20 The MICE computing framework ( 06-2016-01-14-Rajaram.pdf ) D. Rajaram 15' + 5'
14:20-14:50 MICE Step IV lattice design ( 07-2016-01-14-Liu.pptx ) A. Liu 25' + 5'
14:50-15:20 MICE Demonstration of Ionisation Cooling ( 08-2016-01-14-Lagrange.pdf ) J.B. Lagrange 25' + 5'
15:20-15:30 Discussion/contingency 10'
15:30-16:00 Tea
16:00-17:30 Executive session
16:00-17:00 Committee in camera 60'
17:00-17:45 Discussion with MICE 45'
17:45-18:00 Discussion/contingency 15'
18:00 Adjourn
15 January 2016
09:00-10:30 Beam-based alignment
09:00-09:30 Detector alignment ( 09-2016-01-15-Drielsma.pdf ) F. Drielsma 25' + 5'
09:30-10:00 Measurement and beam-based alignment of the MICE magnetic fields ( 10-2016-02-15-Cobb.ppt ) J. Cobb 25' + 5'
10:00-10:30 Responses to questions from 14Jan16 30'
blackmore_optics_review_plots.zip Measured correlations of longitudinal and transverse phase space from data
blackmore_cut_selected_beam.zip Measured correlations of phase space from selected data, and description of selection procedures
beam_parameters_plane1_plane5_with_10MeV_pz_selection.pdf Comparison of beam parameters at either end of the tracker (plane/station 5 and ref. plane)
Blackmore_23Feb12.pptx - Propagation of measured MICE beam into Step VI lattice after a selection cut
MICE0460.pdf - MICE Note describing statistical weighting algorithms and propagation of simulated beamline beam through MICE Step VI
Ao_beta_vs_momentum.png - Momentum dependence of optical beta as a function of momentum at Step IV
MICE0475.pdf - Linear optics-based approach to Step IV reoptimisation - technical note (372.9 kB)
derated_magnets_m1_ssd.pdf - Linear optics-based approach to Step IV reoptimisation - slides
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Simulation and validation of material properties
11:00-11:30 Simulation of the MICE lattice ( 11-2016-01-15-Rogers-rev1.pdf ) C. Rogers 25' + 5'
11:30-12:00 Material-physics measurements ( 12-2016-02-15-Soler.pdf ) P. Soler 25' + 5'
12:00-12:30 Discussion/contingency 30'
12:30-14:00 Lunch and executive session
14:00-15:30 Measurement programme
14:00-14:20 Measurement of muon phase in the cooling demonstration ( 13-2016-01-15-Ronald.pdf ) K. Ronald 15' + 5'
14:20-14:45 Run plan to deliver the MICE Step IV and cooling demonstration programmes ( 14-2016-01-15-Boyd.pdf ) S. Boyd 20' + 5'
14:20-15:30 Discussion/contingency 45'
15:30-16:00 Tea
16:00-17:00 Executive session
17:00-17:30 Close-out with MICE
17:30 Adjourn

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