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Week 44: Machine coordinators: Jorg Wenninger –Jan Uythoven

Main aims of the week:

Outline of ion commissioning plan

LHC coordination vistar



Link to report from morning meeting

Monday 8th November
  • Stable beams 2 x 2
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Sunday 7th November

  • Collimation setup for collision.
  • Loss maps and asynchronous dump tests
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Saturday 6th November

  • Powering problems in triplet IR8
  • Access problems in Pt5
  • Access for triplet IR8
  • Accelerate 2 x 2 bunches and find collisions
  • Collimation setup for collisions. Beam dumped on TCT BLM.
  • Access for RB.56 heater PS.
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Friday5th November

  • Collimation checks and loss maps at 450 GeV.
  • RF checks at injection. BI checks.
  • Ramp test.
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Thursday 4th November

  • Short access in the morning - back with protons for check
  • Switch over to ions in the afternoon.
  • B1 captured and circulating at 22:00.
  • B2 captured and circulating at 02:00.
  • Optics checks.
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Wednesday 3rd November

  • Scrubbing studies
  • Ramp 109 bunches with: pilot+12+4x24
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Tuesday 2nd November

  • Scrubbing studies
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Detailed e-cloud measurement plan
Detailed scrubbing plan

Monday 1st Novmber

  • Quench test at 3.5 TeV
  • Scrubbing studies
Slides from 8:30 meeting

Injection studies 50 ns

Slides from 16:30 meeting: P. Collier, G. Bregliozzi, G. Arduini, E. Métral, G. Rumolo, S. Redaelli, G. Papotti