MERIT Pre-installation review

SALLE J.B.ADAMS (864-2-B14) (CERN)

SALLE J.B.ADAMS (864-2-B14)


Ilias Efthymiopoulos (CERN)
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.
  • Adrian Fabich
  • Andrea Astone
  • Benoit Delille
  • Ghislain Roy
  • Harold Kirk
  • Ilias Efthymiopoulos
  • Jonathan Gulley
  • Karl Gunnar Lindell
  • Kirk Mc Donald
  • Michael Lazzaroni
  • Michel Clement
  • Sylvie Prodon
  • Thomas Otto
  • Yves Bernard
    • 10:30 AM 10:35 AM
      Welcome 5m
      Speaker: Ilias Efthymiopoulos (CERN)
    • 10:35 AM 10:50 AM
      Status of the Experiment 15m
      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.
      Speaker: Adrian Fabich (CERN)
    • 10:50 AM 11:20 AM
      Mercury handling operations 30m
      Desrciption of the mercry system - "as built". Results from standalone and combined tests at MIT. Mercury loading and unloading operations. Plans at CERN.
      Speaker: Harold Kirk (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL))
    • 11:20 AM 11:40 AM
      Solenoid - experience from the tests at MIT 20m
      Present the operation and experience from the standalone and combined tests at MIT.
      Speaker: Kirk Mc Donald (Princeton University)
    • 11:40 AM 12:05 PM
      Discussion 25m
    • 2:30 PM 3:00 PM
      Installation plans 30m
      Go through the installation procedure foreseen. Address the issues of lowering of material from the shaft, manipulations inside the tunnels etc.
      Speaker: Michael Lazzaroni (Unknown)
    • 3:00 PM 3:20 PM
      Cryogenics installation and operation 20m
      Update on the cryogenics installation and operation.
      Speaker: (tbc)
      more information
    • 3:20 PM 4:00 PM
      Discussion 40m