Chamonix 2011 LHC Performance Workshop

from Monday, January 24, 2011 (8:00 AM) to Friday, January 28, 2011 (6:00 PM)
Chamonix

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Jan 27, 2011
Jan 28, 2011
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8:30 AM
Session 01 Review of 2010 Operations - Malika Meddahi (Chair) Laurette Ponce (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:30 PM) ()
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8:30 AM LHC Operation – as viewed from the Experiments - Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi (CERN)   ()
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9:00 AM Operational challenges (Feed forward from Evian LHC operation workshop) - Mike Lamont (CERN)   ()
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9:30 AM Injection – issues and potential solutions - Verena Kain (CERN)   ()
9:50 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:20 AM Vacuum and Cryogenics observations for different bunch spacing - Dr Jose Miguel Jimenez (CERN)   ()
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10:45 AM Beam observations with different bunch spacing and overall synthesis - Gianluigi Arduini (CERN)   ()
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11:10 AM How can we reduce the "no beam" time? - Dr Walter Venturini Delsolaro   ()
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11:40 AM Optimisation of the nominal cycle - Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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12:00 PM Discussion   ()
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Session 03 Shutdown 2012 (Part II) - Simon Baird (Chair) Katy Foraz (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:40 PM) ()
8:30 AM QPS Activities - Knud Dahlerup-Petersen (CERN)   ()
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8:55 AM Kickers and dumps - Volker Mertens (CERN)   ()
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9:20 AM The LHC RF System: plans for the next long shutdown - Olivier Brunner (CERN)   ()
9:45 AM R2E relocation and shielding activities - Anne-Laure Perrot (Unknown)   ()
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10:10 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:30 AM CV - Serge Deleval (CERN)   ()
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10:55 AM EL Activities during 2012 Long Shutdown - Francois Duval   ()
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11:20 AM Access and Alarm Safety Systems - Activities for the 2012/2013 Long Shutdown - Silvia Grau (CERN)   ()
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11:45 AM What do the experiments have planned? - Austin Ball (CERN)   ()
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8:30 AM
Session 05 High Intensity: Present and Future -Dr Ralph Assmann (Chair) Dr Stefano Redaelli (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:00 PM) ()
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8:30 AM Beam Cleaning and Collimation: Too Bad or Too Good? - Dr Ralph Assmann (CERN)   ()
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9:00 AM Limits for Beam-Induced Damage: Reckless or too Cautious? - Alessandro Bertarelli (CERN)   ()
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9:30 AM Radiation to Electronics: Reality or Fata Morgana? - Markus Brugger (CERN EN/STI/EET)   ()
10:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
10:30 AM Radiation Protection: How (radio)active are we going to be? - Stefan Roesler (CERN)   ()
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11:00 AM Collimator Improvements 2011 and Upgrade 2012: What Do We Plan? - Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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11:30 AM RF System: Is It Working Well Enough? - Philippe Baudrenghien (CERN)   ()
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8:30 AM
Session 07 Running in 2011 - Luminosity - Mike Lamont (Chair) Verena Kain (Scientific Secretary) (until 1:00 PM) ()
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8:30 AM Experiments' expectations - Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi (CERN)   ()
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9:00 AM Pushing the limits - beam - Dr Elias METRAL (CERN)   ()
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9:30 AM Pushing the limits: crossing angles, aperture and beta* - Werner Herr (CERN)   ()
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10:00 AM --- Coffee ---
10:30 AM Luminosity analysis - Dr Giulia Papotti (CERN BE/OP)   ()
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11:00 AM Luminosity calibration - Simon Mathieu White (Universite de Paris-Sud (Paris XI))   ()
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11:30 AM Heavy Ions in 2011 and beyond - Dr John Jowett (CERN)   ()
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12:00 PM Operational schedule 2011 & potential performance - Malika Meddahi (CERN)   ()
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12:30 PM Discussion   ()
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Session 10 Summary -Dr Frank Zimmermann (Scientific Secretary) Steve Myers (Chair) (until 10:45 AM) ()
8:30 AM Summary Session 01 : Review of 2010 Operations - Malika Meddahi (CERN) Laurette Ponce (CERN)   ()
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8:45 AM Summary Session 02 -03 : Shutdown 2012 - Simon Baird (CERN) Katy Foraz (CERN)   ()
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9:00 AM Summary Session 04 : Beam Energy - Dr Andrzej SIEMKO (CERN) Marco Zanetti (MIT)   ()
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9:15 AM Summary Session 05 : High Intensity, Present and Future - Dr Ralph Assmann (CERN) Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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9:30 AM Summary Session 06 : Machine Protection in 2011 and beyond - Dr Markus Zerlauth (CERN) Dr Giulia Papotti (CERN BE/OP)   ()
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9:45 AM Summary Session 07 : Running in 2011 - Luminosity - Mike Lamont (CERN) Verena Kain (CERN)   ()
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10:00 AM Summary Session 08 : High Luminosity (HL-LHC) - Prof. Lucio Rossi (CERN) Riccardo De Maria (CERN)   ()
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10:15 AM General Discussion - Steve Myers (CERN) Dr Frank Zimmermann (AB/ABP)   ()
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10:45 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:15 AM
Session 09 LHC Injectors Upgrade (LIU) - Roland Garoby (Chair) Malika Meddahi (Scientific Secretary) (until 3:50 PM) ()
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11:15 AM Performance reach of the injectors in 2011 - Rende Steerenberg (CERN)   ()
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11:45 AM Possibility of a higher PSB to PS transfer energy - Dr Klaus Hanke (CERN)   ()
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12:15 PM PS potential performance with a higher injection energy - Dr Simone Gilardoni (CERN)   ()
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12:45 PM --- Buffet lunch ---
2:15 PM Electron Clouds in the SPS: progress in the analysis of cures/mitigations measures and potential schedule of implementation - Dr Jose Miguel Jimenez (CERN)   ()
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2:45 PM Lessons from SPS studies in 2010 - Elena Shaposhnikova   ()
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3:15 PM Alternative / complementary possibilities - Christian Carli (CERN)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Session 02 Shutdown 2012 (Part 1) - Simon Baird (Chair) Katy Foraz (Scientific Secretary) (until 8:20 PM) ()
5:00 PM Which systems (except main circuits) should be commissioned/tested for 7TeV operation before the long shutdown? - Dr Mirko Pojer (CERN)   ()
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5:25 PM What are the consequences of delaying the shutdown from 2012 to 2013 for Radiation Protection? - Stefan Roesler (CERN)   ()
5:40 PM Splice Consolidation. What will we do? - Paolo Fessia (CERN)   ()
6:05 PM Work organization for splice consolidation - Francesco Bertinelli (CERN)   ()
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6:30 PM --- break ---
6:40 PM Vacuum - Much Ado about Nothing - Dr Vincent Baglin (CERN)   ()
7:05 PM Installing collimators in the next long shut-down: plans, status and challenges - Vittorio Parma (CERN)   ()
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7:30 PM Cryogenic systems : which consolidations shall be done in 2012/13 ? - Olivier Pirotte (CERN)   ()
7:55 PM Cryomagnets, Interconnections, Superconducting Circuits: What to do in 2012/13 if you are not consolidating splices ? - Jean-Philippe Tock (CERN)   ()
4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Session 04 Beam Energy - Marco Zanetti (Scientific Secretary) Dr Andrzej Siemko (Chair) (until 7:50 PM) ()
5:00 PM How much Physics benefits from running at higher energies? - Bill Murray (Particle Physics-Rutherford Appleton Laboratory-STFC - Science &)   ()
5:25 PM Update on calculations of max. excess resistance allowed as a function of energy for the case of prompt/semi-prompt/adjacent quenches - Arjan Verweij (CERN)   ()
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5:50 PM Current state of copper stabilizers and methodology towards calculating risk - Mike Koratzinos (CERN)   ()
6:15 PM Implications of increased beam energy on QPS system, EE time constants, PC - Jens Steckert   ()
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6:30 PM --- Break ---
6:40 PM What needs to be done to reach beam energy above 3.5 TeV? Commissioning of essential magnet powering and machine protection systems. - Dr Nuria Catalan Lasheras (CERN)   ()
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7:10 PM Consequences of a hypothetical incident for different sectors - Laurent Jean Tavian (CERN)   ()
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7:30 PM Operational consequences of running at a higher energies - Mike Lamont (CERN)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Session 06 Machine Protection in 2011 and beyond - Giulia Papotti (Scientific Secretary) Dr Markus Zerlauth (Chair) (until 8:00 PM) ()
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5:00 PM Experience with MPS during the 2010 run - Dr Jorg Wenninger (CERN)   ()
5:25 PM Can operations put the MPS into an unsafe state? - Laurette Ponce (Unknown)   ()
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5:50 PM Preparing MPS for 2011 run - Dr Jan Uythoven (CERN)   ()
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6:15 PM --- Break ---
6:25 PM Is the BLM system ready to go to higher intensities? - Dr Mariusz Sapinski (CERN/BE-BI)   ()
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6:50 PM What are the issues with injecting unsafe beam into the LHC ? - Dr Chiara Bracco (CERN)   ()
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7:15 PM Is there a limitation to the stored beam energy for 2011 and beyond? - Mr Rüdiger Schmidt (CERN)   ()
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8:00 PM San Luis Street Band & Workshop dinner (les Aiglons)   ()
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4:30 PM --- Coffee Break ---
5:00 PM
Session 08 High Luminosity (HL-LHC) -Prof. Lucio Rossi (Chair) Riccardo De Maria (Scientific Secretary) (until 7:40 PM) ()
5:00 PM Do we really need the LHC luminosity upgrade? Or, which performance can we get without an upgrade? - Oliver Bruning (CERN)   ()
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5:30 PM Breaching the Phase I optics limitations for the HL-LHC - Stephane Fartoukh (CERN)   ()
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6:00 PM HL-LHC: parameter space, constraints and possible options. - Dr Frank Zimmermann (AB/ABP)   ()
6:30 PM --- Break ---
6:40 PM Expectations on Management and Performance Evolution: Lessons from Tevatron and Other Colliders. - Dr Vladimir Shiltsev (Fermilab)   ()
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7:10 PM Alice and LHCb in the HL-LHC era. - Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)   ()
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3:50 PM Closing remarks - Steve Myers (CERN)   ()