Workshop on Experimental Conditions and Beam Induced Detector Backgrounds

from Thursday, April 3, 2008 (9:00 AM) to Friday, April 4, 2008 (6:00 PM)
CERN (AT Auditorium)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Apr 3, 2008
Apr 4, 2008
AM
9:00 AM
Experience and recommendations from Tevatron, HERA and RHIC (until 12:30 PM) (AT Auditorium)
9:00 AM Welcome   (AT Auditorium)
9:10 AM Tevatron: Sources & cures of background - machine and experiments perspective - Rick Tesarek (FNAL)   (AT Auditorium)
proceedings
Slides
9:40 AM Discussion - All   (AT Auditorium)
9:55 AM HERA: Sources & cures of background - machine perspective - Bernhard Holzer (DESY)   (AT Auditorium)
proceedings
Slides
10:15 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
10:25 AM --- Coffee ---
10:45 AM HERA background at the HERA - experiments perspective - Carsten Niebuhr (DESY)   (AT Auditorium)
proceedings
Slides
11:05 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
11:15 AM Background in RHIC - Dr Wolfram Fischer (BNL)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
11:35 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
11:45 AM Expected sources of background in LHC operation - Mike Lamont (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
12:05 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
9:00 AM
What do the experiments require and provide for optimization (until 12:30 PM) (AT Auditorium)
proceedings
Question to be addressed by the speakers
9:00 AM ATLAS - Witold Kozanecki (DAPNIA)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
9:20 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
9:30 AM CMS - Jeffrey Spalding (FNAL)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
9:50 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
10:00 AM --- Coffee ---
10:20 AM ALICE - Tapan Nayak (VECC) Antonello Di Mauro (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
10:40 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
10:50 AM LHCb - Gloria Corti (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
11:10 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
11:20 AM Forward Detectors - Mario Deile (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
11:40 AM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
PM
12:30 PM --- lunch ---
2:00 PM
LHC conditions : what can be expected and optimized (until 6:00 PM) (AT Auditorium)
2:00 PM Estimates of residual gas pressure in the LHC - Adriana Rossi (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
2:20 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
2:30 PM Simulation of machine backgrounds - Vadim Talanov (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
2:50 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
3:00 PM Machine-related backgrounds: their origin and loads on ATLAS/CMS - Nikolai Mokhov (FNAL)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
3:20 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
3:30 PM Effects of backgrounds on experiments - Mika Huhtinen (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
4:00 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
4:10 PM --- Coffee ---
4:30 PM Collimation - Ralph Assmann (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Slides
4:50 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
5:00 PM Experiments protection - Daniela Macina (CERN)   (AT Auditorium)
Paper
Slides
5:20 PM Discussion   (AT Auditorium)
12:30 PM --- lunch ---