LhARA fortnightly Meeting 23rd November 2021; 14:00 GMT



  1. Notes of previous meetings and actions
    • Status of actions:
      • KL: Put together a list of MPs with institutes/entitities in their area who are part of the LhARA collaboration or who may benefit.
        • Ongoing
  1. Preparation of LhARA proposal and work package reports:
    • Skeleton and planning: K. Long
    • Stakeholder plan update: J. Parsons, P. Price
    • Work package reports:
      1. Project Management: J. Parsons, C. Whyte
      2. Laser-driven source: E. Boella, N. Dover, R. Gray
      3. Ion capture: M. Charlton, W. Bertsche
      4. Dose-deposition profiling: J. Bamber, J. Mattheson
      5. Vertical beam line and biological end station development: R. McLauchlan, T. Price
      6. Accelerator design and integration: N. Bliss, J. Pasternak
  1. Outreach:
    1. Publications:
      • White paper: K. Long
      • LhARA design update: J. Pasternak
      • WWW update: A. Kurup
      • Great Exhibition Road Festival 2022 proposal: A. Kurup
        • Ideas for interactive demos or activities (target audience: adults or older children).
          • Potential topics: lasers; accelerators; particle interaction with matter (x-rays vs protons?); diagnostics (photo-acoustic?); and radiobiology.
          • Existing demos would be helpful.
        • Opportunity to get input from public, e.g. survey.
        • Artistic displays or activities.
        • Once we have the exhibit we can use it for other exhibitions, e.g. Royal Society, and we should try to make it portable for other collaborators to use.
        • Deadline for proposal is Sunday 28th Nov. I can fill in most of the detail, just need some ideas for exhibits and names of volunteers!
    2. Conferences:
      • FLASH
      • Vienna Conference on Instrumentation: abstract submitted
      • APS: Nick Dover will prepare absract.
  1. DoNM :
    • 07Dec21

  1. AoB
    • J.Clarke at yesterday's Institute Board reported that DL has begun to prepare to be ready should the ITRF proposal be successful.

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