LhARA pre-CDR Meeting 17th March 2020

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14:00 Room 532, Blackett Lab.

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  • Action items from last meeting.
    • None
  • 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.
  • R&D plan and schedule.
  • Pre-publication review of the pre-CDR.
    • Practice talks.
  • A.O.B.


Participants: AK, TD, HTL, KL, WS, JPas, OE, GA

  • System updates
    • Laser - OE
      • Version in Overleaf is now ready for final editing.
    • Capture.
      • AK discussed with CW minor changes to the R&D plan. Overleaf has been updated to reflect this.
      • Ready for final editing.
    • Beam transport
      • WS: Stage 1 complete.
      • JPas: Working on writing up Stage 2.
        • Completed injection line in Overleaf.
        • MADX file for updated Stage 1 to allow injection, see attachments.
          • AK: will add this to the repository.
      • HTL: Extraction and end stations part has been updated in Overleaf. All finalised.
    • End stations. AK spoke with JPar:
      • Updating what is in Overleaf for the end stations, introduction and motivation sections.
      • Costs have been updated.
    • Infrastructure and integration - GA
      • Updated costing.
        • Will send a new version soon after updating it with the R&D costs.
        • Meeting scheduled for Thursday to review the costing before finalising it in Overleaf.
        • Will create risk register and add risks based on past experience.
        • Layout updated by Simeon. See attachments. Need a good looking rendered image for the front cover.
    • Instrumentation
      • Ready for final proof reading.
  • pre-CDR review - KL.
    • AK: CW suggested having a run through of the presentations prior to the review.
    • Agreed to do this on the 27th March from 13:30.
    • This will be via Zoom as well as the review itself, since College will be closed.
    • AK to send email re review and practice talks.
    • Agenda for the review is fixed.
    • Arrangements for Yolanda's meeting.
      • Key people are Jason and Yolanda.
      • Other people welcome.
  • Will aim to have document completed by the end of the week to circulate to LhARA consortium and CCAP.
  • AOB
    • JPas: Have an updated version of CCAP-v4.3 to allow injection.
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