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*Updates
 
*Updates
 
**HCal
 
**HCal
***issue between TI, one bad transceiver in one HCAL TI, replaced and working in stand alone
 
***fixed prescales ( bug in readout list ) - now working
 
***cosmics calibration on-going
 
***combined run - replayed run - timing need to be adjusted for TI - can look at it today now TS is working
 
***load slot error
 
***Bryan managed to convert script in systemd, now threshold are restored when crate is power cycled ( running )
 
***EDTM pulser work : mostly installed but need to be tested.
 
***Ellen set up Raspberry pi , given the PVs , can look at the values and make a GUI, want to add as check to shift checklist
 
 
**Bigbite Shower
 
**Bigbite Shower
***taking data, Provokar focusing on calibration and optimizing HV
 
***Mark changed TDC to available 1190 in hodo instead of F1
 
***data looks ok for shower, preshower might need adjustement
 
 
**Hodoscope
 
**Hodoscope
***calibration using cosmics run, might need to tweak a few channel
 
***calibrating NINO threshold : want to start with 1.6 V threshold
 
***d
 
 
**GRINCH
 
**GRINCH
***FADC in the crate and cabled
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***readout being worked
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***will look
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***need to find a better trigger with LED for more efficient data taking
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***NINO threshold set back to 1.5 V
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**CDet
 
**CDet
 
**LHRS
 
**LHRS
***measured latency 1.08 us, will adjust and take data
 
***will implement Fastbus
 
***will plug L1A into scaler
 
***prescale GUI for TS
 
***start and end of run scripts, EPICS and scaler working
 
***deadtime monitor, need L1A in scaler
 
***will implement with full config
 
 
**GEM Bigbite INFN
 
**GEM Bigbite INFN
*** things are going well overall, just one chamber needing work
 
*** all modules took data and seems to work
 
*** working on enabling FIR
 
 
**UVA clean room
 
**UVA clean room
***almost finished cabling
 
***waiting for VTP
 
 
**GEn RP chamber
 
**GEn RP chamber
 
**Helicity
 
**Helicity
***waiting for opportunity to test the helicity in sbs account
 
***will go on sbsvme29 eventually, can do basic testing on sbsvme29 until signals are fed there
 
 
**Beamline/scalers
 
**Beamline/scalers
***set up patch panel BNC to LEMO to go SBS DAQ
 
***will work with Heidi start pulling cable
 
***will use the L shape cable tray : slight modification
 
***will start laying cables Friday afternoon
 
***might need one more bundle
 
***patch panel : will need to plug into helicity scaler
 
***need to fan out BCM cable in DAQ bunker - add logic fan
 
***need to copy helicty signal
 
  
 
*On going tasks
 
*On going tasks
**Cable to weldment ( David / Heidi  by mid week of Monday 27th )
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**Cable to weldment ( David / Heidi  70%? )
 
**cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
 
**cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
 
**HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 50% )
 
**HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 50% )
 
**EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob 50%) - need ER for insertion -  
 
**EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob 50%) - need ER for insertion -  
**script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - is new firmware ready ? check with Ben : code to unpack information already written - need run with those data - timestamp need some work
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**script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - code to unpack information already written - need run with those data - timestamp need some work
**RF (Alex, Bob ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF - can put in FADC avalaible ?
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**RF (Bob ,Maria ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF
**sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex )
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**sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex 0%)
 
**EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity ( Scott, Arun, Mark ? ) Just need to check it is working : look for 10 Hz EDTM - need to put in TDC too
 
**EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity ( Scott, Arun, Mark ? ) Just need to check it is working : look for 10 Hz EDTM - need to put in TDC too
**Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph) - still need to be checked - corrupted data when installed
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**Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph) - done
***check if calibration is needed after switch
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***check if calibration is needed after switch - to do but should not be much
 
**Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components - just finish CODA config
 
**Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components - just finish CODA config
**need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file -  
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**need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file - (Bryan , done )
 
**data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -  
 
**data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -  
 
**test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done  
 
**test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done  
 
**GEM cosmics ( Sean, Holly )
 
**GEM cosmics ( Sean, Holly )
**Shower cosmics (Arun, Provokar )
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**Shower cosmics (Arun, Provokar ) 80 % ?
**HCAL cosmics (Scott)
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**HCAL cosmics (Scott)  
 
**GRINCH cosmics ( Bradley )
 
**GRINCH cosmics ( Bradley )
 
**Hodoscope cosmics ( Ralph )
 
**Hodoscope cosmics ( Ralph )
**DAQ documentation ( Alex, Rachel ,Don)
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**DAQ documentation ( Alex, Rachel ,Don) ( 10 % resets, need starting CODA / troubleshoooting )
 
**suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
 
**suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
 
**add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
 
**add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
 
**coincidence trigger (done  ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
 
**coincidence trigger (done  ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
**BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done ) - need the RC box for FADC ref channel -  need delay single triggers - add GRINCH LED -  
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**BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done ) - need the RC box for FADC ref channel -  need delay single triggers (Mark , done 15 ns ) - add GRINCH LED (done #5) -  
 
**reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
 
**reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
**Final CODA config (Bryan, Alex)
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**add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( David / Mark /Bryan : done )
**add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( Mark, David ?)
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**add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex) - done
**add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex) - need read out configured  - token passing and config file -
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**read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen (done), need give code to Steve - could add in logentry or wiki for adding in other scripts
**read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen, need give code to Steve - could add in logentry or wiki for adding in other scripts
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**scaler gating with TS (Alex, Steve) done ? , need include code in readout list - Steve looking at adding to TS list (done)
**scaler gating with TS (Alex) , need include code in readout list - Steve looking at adding to TS list
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**MPD crates on hareboot6 (done) - can be power cycled remotely
**MPD crates on hareboot6 - can be power cycled remotely
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** put UVA GEM LV on reboot switch (done)
** put UVA GEM LV on reboot switch
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**(new) Trigger latch TS to TDC ( try F1 ? or add vetroc gem crate )
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**event type decoding in analyzer
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*Issues
 
*Issues
**transceiver issues
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**transceiver issues : HCAL TI might be suspicious ROC 17 ( Scott replaced two transceiver but need to test might be bad connection )
***might need to replace
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***reset issue possible
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*** 1 out of 4 HRS run with TS, if reboot TS usually fixes it
 
*** 1 out of 4 HRS run with TS, if reboot TS usually fixes it
 
**network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
 
**network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
 
**LHRS TI : working now
 
**LHRS TI : working now
**GEM with TS hanging - real MPD out of sync - fixed with new firmware
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**GEM with TS hanging - real MPD out of sync - fixed with new firmware - (fixed : 5.2 KHz bufferlevel 5)
**Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more  
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**Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more ( on going - low priority )
**HCAL FADC bad channel - repaired by Bill - jumper wiggled loose - if no pedestal - could be this jumper  
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**HCAL FADC bad channel - repaired by Bill - jumper wiggled loose - if no pedestal - could be this jumper (fixed)
**HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 -  
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**HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 - fixed by cleaning
**warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens - might be the data corruption from FAN IO - might be fixed now - also had
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**warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens - still happening - not sure if it is an issue
 
**Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190 -  
 
**Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190 -  
 
**Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME  
 
**Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME  
**need copy of L1A for helicity scaler - can send TI output ? will look at L1A TS output - might
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**need copy of L1A for helicity scaler - can send TI output ? done
**Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy
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**Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy : no hanging buffer level 2 - need more testing high rate
**GEM firmware - now GEM should be ok - buffering should - shower and GEM
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*use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
 
*use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
 
**control system studio try self update and NFS down  
 
**control system studio try self update and NFS down  
 
**EPICS server need to be started at boot, Ole and Bryan
 
**EPICS server need to be started at boot, Ole and Bryan
 
**can put documentation for other control
 
**can put documentation for other control
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**(new) ROC17 F1 data - data left at sync event - seems fixed after fixing busy cabling
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**(new) hodoscope no data in some events - seems fixed after putting busy from distribution board
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**(new) HCAL ROC17 crash / shutdown
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**(new) V1190 stuck at prestart - went away after switch to external clock - maybe bad connection
  
 
*Helicity board : 2 avalaible
 
*Helicity board : 2 avalaible

Revision as of 09:07, 1 October 2021

  • Updates
    • HCal
    • Bigbite Shower
    • Hodoscope
    • GRINCH
    • CDet
    • LHRS
    • GEM Bigbite INFN
    • UVA clean room
    • GEn RP chamber
    • Helicity
    • Beamline/scalers
  • On going tasks
    • Cable to weldment ( David / Heidi 70%? )
    • cabling scaler/beamline crate ( David , Bob 50%)
    • HRS to TS and timing ( Bob, Maria 50% )
    • EPICS / start End of run logging script (Alex, Bob 50%) - need ER for insertion -
    • script check MPD sync ( Ben , Andrew ) - code to unpack information already written - need run with those data - timestamp need some work
    • RF (Bob ,Maria ) - located RF prescaler and signal - need to send to HRS and SBS weldment - need add F1 for RF
    • sync check scripts ( Andrew , Alex 0%)
    • EDTM at least 1 Hz for helicity ( Scott, Arun, Mark ? ) Just need to check it is working : look for 10 Hz EDTM - need to put in TDC too
    • Hodoscope v1190 clock ( Alex , Mark , Ralph) - done
      • check if calibration is needed after switch - to do but should not be much
    • Full configration all crates ( Alex, Bryan ) - can attach process to components - just finish CODA config
    • need setup screens for online display and analysis, Hall A tools on big screen - can make a map file - (Bryan , done )
    • data rate test with new computer and 3 VTPs ( Alex, Bryan ) -
    • test GEM zero supression ( Sean, Holly )- done
    • GEM cosmics ( Sean, Holly )
    • Shower cosmics (Arun, Provokar ) 80 % ?
    • HCAL cosmics (Scott)
    • GRINCH cosmics ( Bradley )
    • Hodoscope cosmics ( Ralph )
    • DAQ documentation ( Alex, Rachel ,Don) ( 10 % resets, need starting CODA / troubleshoooting )
    • suggest taking all detectors cosmics every night - took a few runs !
    • add scaler crate to full config ( Alex, Steve )
    • coincidence trigger (done ) - need fine tune inputs at TS
    • BB CAL and HCAL at TS - delayed after coincidence (Mark, done ) - need the RC box for FADC ref channel - need delay single triggers (Mark , done 15 ns ) - add GRINCH LED (done #5) -
    • reference channel to all crates - need HCal and Shower + RF
    • add FADCs for shower sum and HODO ( David / Mark /Bryan : done )
    • add FADCs for GRINCH (Bryan/Alex) - done
    • read threshold for discriminator from with RPi be Ellen (done), need give code to Steve - could add in logentry or wiki for adding in other scripts
    • scaler gating with TS (Alex, Steve) done ? , need include code in readout list - Steve looking at adding to TS list (done)
    • MPD crates on hareboot6 (done) - can be power cycled remotely
    • put UVA GEM LV on reboot switch (done)
    • (new) Trigger latch TS to TDC ( try F1 ? or add vetroc gem crate )
    • event type decoding in analyzer


  • Issues
    • transceiver issues : HCAL TI might be suspicious ROC 17 ( Scott replaced two transceiver but need to test might be bad connection )
      • 1 out of 4 HRS run with TS, if reboot TS usually fixes it
    • network issue : one short fiber replaced, will try to put in protective tube
    • LHRS TI : working now
    • GEM with TS hanging - real MPD out of sync - fixed with new firmware - (fixed : 5.2 KHz bufferlevel 5)
    • Shower FADC bad channel - FADC replaced but problem could not be reproduce - need to test more ( on going - low priority )
    • HCAL FADC bad channel - repaired by Bill - jumper wiggled loose - if no pedestal - could be this jumper (fixed)
    • HCAL ROC16 fiber - will double check if fiber 5 enabled - use slave5 - added additionnal fiber for ROC16 - fixed by cleaning
    • warning PEB ROC - Bryan checking with Dave - might incorrect flag - not sure why - but data still in sync since only happens - still happening - not sure if it is an issue
    • Shower F1 issue at high rate - need to check with OT#2 - check at sync event implemented - DMA error might come from multiple pulsing - switched to 1190 -
    • Helicity scaler readout : issues working with same DMA configuration - scalers doing regular VME
    • need copy of L1A for helicity scaler - can send TI output ? done
    • Full config still hanging on LHRS and HCAL busy : no hanging buffer level 2 - need more testing high rate
  • use HV EPICS : type go_hv on aslow on adaqsc , need people to check if it works and if mapping is correct
    • control system studio try self update and NFS down
    • EPICS server need to be started at boot, Ole and Bryan
    • can put documentation for other control
    • (new) ROC17 F1 data - data left at sync event - seems fixed after fixing busy cabling
    • (new) hodoscope no data in some events - seems fixed after putting busy from distribution board
    • (new) HCAL ROC17 crash / shutdown
    • (new) V1190 stuck at prestart - went away after switch to external clock - maybe bad connection
  • Helicity board : 2 avalaible
  • F1 : need to test high rate
  • could increase threshold - window width 1000 ns maybe - need to be optimized - 40 ns - no remote threshold right now - on camac - might be able to control

288 channels = 18 NIM modules