Review the installation steps of the MERIT experiment with emphasis on safety matters. Present the experience and results from the combined tests at MIT. Go through the plans for the operation of the experiment at CERN.
Karl Gunnar Lindell
Kirk Mc Donald
Status of the Experiment15m
Brief overview of the experiment focusing on the items that won't be discussed in detail during the meeting. Go through the installation and commissioning schedule.
Mercury handling operations30m
Desrciption of the mercry system - "as built". Results from standalone and combined tests at MIT. Mercury loading and unloading operations. Plans at CERN.
Harold Kirk(Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL))
Solenoid - experience from the tests at MIT20m
Present the operation and experience from the standalone and combined tests at MIT.
Kirk Mc Donald(Princeton University)
Go through the installation procedure foreseen. Address the issues of lowering of material from the shaft, manipulations inside the tunnels etc.
Cryogenics installation and operation20m
Update on the cryogenics installation and operation.