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=== Photon Detector ===
 
=== Photon Detector ===
* Detector installation
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* Detector installation and DAQ (Update from Juan Carlos and Abel)
** Update from Juan Carlos and Abel
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** PbWO4 and Tungsten Collimator system on table
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** Collimator system controller reachable from network (need to ask network people to provide DNS records)
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** Checked limits of table motion
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*** Maximum height (y-position) now ~29 mm (this is down from 39 mm during Spring running). At 30mm foam touches top plate.
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**** However, we presently cannot reach ideal height due to interference of PMT connectors and a bolt from top plate.  Will attempt to rotate or adjust detector to clear it.
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*** Will need to find an elbow HV connector to prevent accidentally bumping HV cable on the back of the table.
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** Aluminum collimator left open (1cm radius) and removed old sync shield.
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*** Still have enough room to insert the smaller Al-collimator if needed.
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** Camera temporarily "taped" to top plate. Want to get a clamp to better secure it.
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** Integrating mode DAQ brought back to life (finally).
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*** Had issues with some missing signals/cables but managed to track them all down.
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*** PMT triggers (for snapshots, etc..) works, but Pulser triggered (min-Megan) still needs work.
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*** Once Spring DAQ up and running like normal, will test new CRL file for fall running.
  
 
=== Electron detector ===
 
=== Electron detector ===

Latest revision as of 22:07, 28 September 2016

*********BLUEJEANS CALL-IN INSTRUCTIONS*********
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1. Dial Toll-Free Number: 1-888-240-2560 (U.S. & Canada)
2. International participants dial:
Toll Number: 1-408-740-7256
3. Enter meeting ID:140287970

Desktop sharing:
https://bluejeans.com/140287970 

Agenda

Meeting room=F228 in Cebaf Center

General

  • Ole is getting serious about turning off compton-old
    • I've copied some stuff to /home/compton/compton_old on the new machine
    • Check and see if there's anything I've missed that you think is important (Alexandre...)
    • VNC and StripTool now working
  • Simulation: unified GEANT4-based Monte Carlo update
  • Alignment was done last week. Laser table was several mm low --> likely due to replacement of laser table leg valve.

Laser

  • Removed 5 W fiber amplifier and handed off to Shukui (Injector group) - he says it's working "fine," but hasn't looked at it with fast photo diode
  • Installed 30 W amp
    • Polarization direction found
    • Producing 1-1.1 W at nominal 5 W out of fiber amp (similar to what we were getting before when things were working well).
    • Not yet able to lock - tried to reproduce configuration and settings from previous running; no luck. Perhaps PZT response different for this seed laser?

Photon Detector

  • Detector installation and DAQ (Update from Juan Carlos and Abel)
    • PbWO4 and Tungsten Collimator system on table
    • Collimator system controller reachable from network (need to ask network people to provide DNS records)
    • Checked limits of table motion
      • Maximum height (y-position) now ~29 mm (this is down from 39 mm during Spring running). At 30mm foam touches top plate.
        • However, we presently cannot reach ideal height due to interference of PMT connectors and a bolt from top plate. Will attempt to rotate or adjust detector to clear it.
      • Will need to find an elbow HV connector to prevent accidentally bumping HV cable on the back of the table.
    • Aluminum collimator left open (1cm radius) and removed old sync shield.
      • Still have enough room to insert the smaller Al-collimator if needed.
    • Camera temporarily "taped" to top plate. Want to get a clamp to better secure it.
    • Integrating mode DAQ brought back to life (finally).
      • Had issues with some missing signals/cables but managed to track them all down.
      • PMT triggers (for snapshots, etc..) works, but Pulser triggered (min-Megan) still needs work.
      • Once Spring DAQ up and running like normal, will test new CRL file for fall running.

Electron detector

  • Detector in Hall
    • FSD and "photon stopper" valve: need to test masking
    • Measured noise still ~ 20 mV. Too large
  • QWAD tests: JLab (Hoskins/Camsonne)
  • QWAD tests: Manitoba

Minutes