LHC Collimation Working Group
List of 2016 meetings


05.12.2016, 211th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          D. Mirarchi: Collimation analysis of latest ATS MDs
          P. Hermes: 2016 studies of beam cleaning with lead ions
          G. Valentino: Analysis of collimator BPM readings and interlock

07.11.2016, 210th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          R. Bruce: Collimator setting options for 2017
          A. Mereghetti: Outcome of hierarchy limit MDs - can we tighten the IR7 margins?
          D. Mirarchi: Outcome of MD on TCP cut - can we tighten the primary?
          C. Bracco: TCDQ setting: Can it be tightened?
          N. Biancacci: Collimator impedance: are tighter settings allowed for impedance?

31.10.2016, 209th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          E. Skordis: Status of energy deposition studies for the 2015 proton and ion collimation quench tes
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19.09.2016, 208th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          A. Mereghetti: Analysis of collimators alignment during ATS MD
          D. Mirarchi: Analysis of loss maps during ATS MD
          R. Bruce: Analysis of asynchronous dump during ATS MD

22.08.2016, 207th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          M. J. Wyszynski: Beam loss analysis and decomposition
          A. Mereghetti: Collimation hierarchy MD
          N. Biancacci: Collimation hierarchy MD impedance measurements
 
27.06.2016, 206th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          E. Skordis: TCT BLM response from tertiary halo at 6.5 TeV
          P. Ortega: Update on showers from TCTs to magnets during asynch dumps
          M. Trzebinski: Introduction to AFP requests for TCLs and radiation concerns
          A. Tsinganis: FLUKA simulations of radiation dose on ALFA Roman pots for different TCL scenarios.

03.06.2016, 205th meeting -- Joint with MPP
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          G. Valentino: Measured orbit at collimators and roman pots
          M. Gasior: Status of collimator BPM software improvement and deployment
          J. Wenninger: OP observations of orbit
          M. Deile: Experience with roman pot insertions in 2016
          A. Mereghetti:
BLM thresholds at TCLs and TCTs

25.04.2016, 204th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          R. BruceCollimator settings through the cycle
          G. Valentino: Results from collimator alignments
          D. Mirarchi: Status of loss maps and validation
          A. Mereghetti: Measured TCT centres and collimator functions
          P. Hermes: Summary of aperture measurements

11.04.2016, 203rd meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          L. GentiniRecap of TCTW design and tests at CERN
          O. Aberle: TCTW assembly procedure, production and validation

21.03.2016, 202nd meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          G. Valentino
Readiness of collimation system for start-up + commissioning activities
          A. Rossi: Status of collimator 5th axis
          A. Valloni : Analysis of collimator BPMs in the 2015 run

07.03.2016, 201st meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          E.SkordisEffect of ionization energy loss
          P. Hermes: Tracking simulations of heavy ions quench test
          A. Mereghetti : Tracking simulations of proton quench test

22.02.2016, 200th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          S.
RedaelliReport on settings problem with TCL.6L5.B2
          M. Deile: TOTEM experience in 2015 with low-beta running and plans for 2016
          S. Jakobsen : ALFA experience in 2015 and plans for 2016
          M.
TrzebinskiAFP plans
          D. Mirarchi: Results of TCL scans
          B. Salvachua: Proposed Roman pot settings in 2016

22.01.2016, 199th meeting
          Minutes and slides can be found on the Indico page.
          B.
SalvachuaProtons quench test analysis
          P. Hermes: Heavy ions quench test analysis
          S. Redaelli: Preliminary thoughts on implications of quench test results