Chamonix 2011 LHC Performance Workshop

from Monday, 24 January 2011 (08:00) to Friday, 28 January 2011 (18:00)
Chamonix

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
24 Jan 2011
25 Jan 2011
26 Jan 2011
27 Jan 2011
28 Jan 2011
AM
08:30
Session 01 Review of 2010 Operations - Malika Meddahi (Chair) Laurette Ponce (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:30) ()
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08:30 LHC Operation – as viewed from the Experiments - Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi (CERN)   ()
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09:00 Operational challenges (Feed forward from Evian LHC operation workshop) - Mike Lamont (CERN)   ()
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09:30 Injection – issues and potential solutions - Verena Kain (CERN)   ()
09:50 --- Coffee break ---
10:20 Vacuum and Cryogenics observations for different bunch spacing - Dr Jose Miguel Jimenez (CERN)   ()
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10:45 Beam observations with different bunch spacing and overall synthesis - Gianluigi Arduini (CERN)   ()
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11:10 How can we reduce the "no beam" time? - Dr Walter Venturini Delsolaro   ()
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11:40 Optimisation of the nominal cycle - Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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12:00 Discussion   ()
08:30
Session 03 Shutdown 2012 (Part II) - Simon Baird (Chair) Katy Foraz (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:40) ()
08:30 QPS Activities - Knud Dahlerup-Petersen (CERN)   ()
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08:55 Kickers and dumps - Volker Mertens (CERN)   ()
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09:20 The LHC RF System: plans for the next long shutdown - Olivier Brunner (CERN)   ()
09:45 R2E relocation and shielding activities - Anne-Laure Perrot (Unknown)   ()
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10:10 --- Coffee Break ---
10:30 CV - Serge Deleval (CERN)   ()
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10:55 EL Activities during 2012 Long Shutdown - Francois Duval   ()
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11:20 Access and Alarm Safety Systems - Activities for the 2012/2013 Long Shutdown - Silvia Grau (CERN)   ()
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11:45 What do the experiments have planned? - Austin Ball (CERN)   ()
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08:30
Session 05 High Intensity: Present and Future -Dr Ralph Assmann (Chair) Dr Stefano Redaelli (Scientific Secretary) (until 12:00) ()
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08:30 Beam Cleaning and Collimation: Too Bad or Too Good? - Dr Ralph Assmann (CERN)   ()
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09:00 Limits for Beam-Induced Damage: Reckless or too Cautious? - Alessandro Bertarelli (CERN)   ()
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09:30 Radiation to Electronics: Reality or Fata Morgana? - Markus Brugger (CERN EN/STI/EET)   ()
10:00 --- Coffee break ---
10:30 Radiation Protection: How (radio)active are we going to be? - Stefan Roesler (CERN)   ()
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11:00 Collimator Improvements 2011 and Upgrade 2012: What Do We Plan? - Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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11:30 RF System: Is It Working Well Enough? - Philippe Baudrenghien (CERN)   ()
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08:30
Session 07 Running in 2011 - Luminosity - Mike Lamont (Chair) Verena Kain (Scientific Secretary) (until 13:00) ()
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08:30 Experiments' expectations - Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi (CERN)   ()
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09:00 Pushing the limits - beam - Dr Elias METRAL (CERN)   ()
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09:30 Pushing the limits: crossing angles, aperture and beta* - Werner Herr (CERN)   ()
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10:00 --- Coffee ---
10:30 Luminosity analysis - Dr Giulia Papotti (CERN BE/OP)   ()
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11:00 Luminosity calibration - Simon Mathieu White (Universite de Paris-Sud (Paris XI))   ()
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11:30 Heavy Ions in 2011 and beyond - Dr John Jowett (CERN)   ()
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12:00 Operational schedule 2011 & potential performance - Malika Meddahi (CERN)   ()
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12:30 Discussion   ()
08:30
Session 10 Summary -Dr Frank Zimmermann (Scientific Secretary) Steve Myers (Chair) (until 10:45) ()
08:30 Summary Session 01 : Review of 2010 Operations - Malika Meddahi (CERN) Laurette Ponce (CERN)   ()
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08:45 Summary Session 02 -03 : Shutdown 2012 - Simon Baird (CERN) Katy Foraz (CERN)   ()
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09:00 Summary Session 04 : Beam Energy - Marco Zanetti (MIT) Dr Andrzej SIEMKO (CERN)   ()
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09:15 Summary Session 05 : High Intensity, Present and Future - Dr Ralph Assmann (CERN) Dr Stefano Redaelli (CERN)   ()
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09:30 Summary Session 06 : Machine Protection in 2011 and beyond - Dr Giulia Papotti (CERN BE/OP) Dr Markus Zerlauth (CERN)   ()
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09:45 Summary Session 07 : Running in 2011 - Luminosity - Verena Kain (CERN) Mike Lamont (CERN)   ()
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10:00 Summary Session 08 : High Luminosity (HL-LHC) - Prof. Lucio Rossi (CERN) Riccardo De Maria (CERN)   ()
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10:15 General Discussion - Steve Myers (CERN) Dr Frank Zimmermann (AB/ABP)   ()
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10:45 --- Coffee Break ---
11:15
Session 09 LHC Injectors Upgrade (LIU) - Roland Garoby (Chair) Malika Meddahi (Scientific Secretary) (until 15:50) ()
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11:15 Performance reach of the injectors in 2011 - Rende Steerenberg (CERN)   ()
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11:45 Possibility of a higher PSB to PS transfer energy - Dr Klaus Hanke (CERN)   ()
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12:15 PS potential performance with a higher injection energy - Dr Simone Gilardoni (CERN)   ()
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12:45 --- Buffet lunch ---
14:15 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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14:45 Lessons from SPS studies in 2010 - Elena Shaposhnikova   ()
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15:15 Alternative / complementary possibilities - Christian Carli (CERN)   ()
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16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Session 02 Shutdown 2012 (Part 1) - Simon Baird (Chair) Katy Foraz (Scientific Secretary) (until 20:20) ()
17:00 Which systems (except main circuits) should be commissioned/tested for 7TeV operation before the long shutdown? - Dr Mirko Pojer (CERN)   ()
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17:25 What are the consequences of delaying the shutdown from 2012 to 2013 for Radiation Protection? - Stefan Roesler (CERN)   ()
17:40 Splice Consolidation. What will we do? - Paolo Fessia (CERN)   ()
18:05 Work organization for splice consolidation - Francesco Bertinelli (CERN)   ()
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18:30 --- break ---
18:40 Vacuum - Much Ado about Nothing - Dr Vincent Baglin (CERN)   ()
19:05 Installing collimators in the next long shut-down: plans, status and challenges - Vittorio Parma (CERN)   ()
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19:30 Cryogenic systems : which consolidations shall be done in 2012/13 ? - Olivier Pirotte (CERN)   ()
19:55 Cryomagnets, Interconnections, Superconducting Circuits: What to do in 2012/13 if you are not consolidating splices ? - Jean-Philippe Tock (CERN)   ()
16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Session 04 Beam Energy - Marco Zanetti (Scientific Secretary) Dr Andrzej Siemko (Chair) (until 19:50) ()
17:00 How much Physics benefits from running at higher energies? - Bill Murray (Particle Physics-Rutherford Appleton Laboratory-STFC - Science &)   ()
17:25 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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17:50 Current state of copper stabilizers and methodology towards calculating risk - Mike Koratzinos (CERN)   ()
18:15 Implications of increased beam energy on QPS system, EE time constants, PC - Jens Steckert   ()
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18:30 --- Break ---
18:40 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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19:10 Consequences of a hypothetical incident for different sectors - Laurent Jean Tavian (CERN)   ()
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19:30 Operational consequences of running at a higher energies - Mike Lamont (CERN)   ()
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16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Session 06 Machine Protection in 2011 and beyond - Giulia Papotti (Scientific Secretary) Dr Markus Zerlauth (Chair) (until 20:00) ()
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17:00 Experience with MPS during the 2010 run - Dr Jorg Wenninger (CERN)   ()
17:25 Can operations put the MPS into an unsafe state? - Laurette Ponce (Unknown)   ()
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17:50 Preparing MPS for 2011 run - Dr Jan Uythoven (CERN)   ()
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18:15 --- Break ---
18:25 Is the BLM system ready to go to higher intensities? - Dr Mariusz Sapinski (CERN/BE-BI)   ()
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18:50 What are the issues with injecting unsafe beam into the LHC ? - Dr Chiara Bracco (CERN)   ()
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19:15 Is there a limitation to the stored beam energy for 2011 and beyond? - Mr Rüdiger Schmidt (CERN)   ()
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20:00 San Luis Street Band & Workshop dinner (les Aiglons)   ()
Poster
16:30 --- Coffee Break ---
17:00
Session 08 High Luminosity (HL-LHC) -Prof. Lucio Rossi (Chair) Riccardo De Maria (Scientific Secretary) (until 19:40) ()
17:00 Do we really need the LHC luminosity upgrade? Or, which performance can we get without an upgrade? - Oliver Bruning (CERN)   ()
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17:30 Breaching the Phase I optics limitations for the HL-LHC - Stephane Fartoukh (CERN)   ()
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18:00 HL-LHC: parameter space, constraints and possible options. - Dr Frank Zimmermann (AB/ABP)   ()
18:30 --- Break ---
18:40 Expectations on Management and Performance Evolution: Lessons from Tevatron and Other Colliders. - Dr Vladimir Shiltsev (Fermilab)   ()
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19:10 Alice and LHCb in the HL-LHC era. - Sergio Bertolucci (CERN)   ()
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15:50 Closing remarks - Steve Myers (CERN)   ()
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