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Boyd, Steven, 29 November 2016 13:52


User cycle : 2016/03 - Nov 15th - Dec 16th

  • MOM : Ed Overton who has (today) handed over to Melissa Uchida.
  • MICE is fully staffed (24 hours / day) to the end of the user cycle.
  • Been operating since Nov 17th
    • Nov 18 - Nov 23 : LiH materials programme
    • Nov 24 - Nov 28 : Straight track running
    • Nov 29 - : LiH materials + emittance reduction measurements
  • Running has been largely smooth.
  • Major issues to date :
    • ISIS instability
    • One of the pumps supplying cooling water to the conventional magnets failed leading to continual conventional magnet trips (problem has been understood and mitigation in place, if not fixed)
  • Concerns over non-delivery of UK grant and imminent disappearance of expert personnel.

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