LhARA pre-CDR Meeting 11th Feb 2020

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14:00 Room 532, Blackett Lab.

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  • Action items from last meeting.
    • JPas to send AK beta and alpha as a function of S (calculated by BeamOptics).
  • System updates.
    • Laser driven proton and ion source.
    • Proton and ion capture.
    • Stage 1 beam transport: Beam transport and delivery to the in vitro end station.
    • Stage 2 beam transport: Post-acceleration and beam delivery to the in vivo end station.
    • Biological end stations.
    • Infrastructure and Integration.
    • Project plan for the delivery of LhARA.
    • Safety.
    • End-to-end simulation.
    • Instrumentation.
  • Outline of the pre-CDR.
  • R&D plan and schedule.
  • A.O.B.


Participants: AK, HTL, WS, KL, JM, GA, SGre, CW
Apologies: JPas

  • Action items
    • JPas to send AK beta and alpha as a function of S (calculated by BeamOptics).
      • Stands.
  • System updates
    • Capture
      • CW: Will try to arrange meeting with Juergen.
      • KL: Student will be done with lectures soon and can then start working on this.
      • AK: arrange phone call with Colin, etc.
    • Beam transport.
      • Stage 1 simulations see plots.
      • HTL: New solution for the transfer line to the in vivo end station. Can provide 1-3cm and down to 1mm.
    • Infrastructure and integration
      • Slides from SGre.
      • Costing.
        • No running costs.
        • Installation and commissioning costs should be included.
      • Schedule should not include running time for stage 2.
    • Instrumentation.
      • AK and JM met on Friday to discuss what instrumentation requirements are and what should go into the pre-CDR.
  • AOB
    • Review.
      • Date of the review is the 31st March.
      • Additional date to be fixed for JPar and Yolanda.

Action items

  • JPas to send AK beta and alpha as a function of S (calculated by BeamOptics).

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