Mu2e proton absorber concept

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Mu2e linac-based calibration

Mu2e mixed-signal calorimeter electronics

ILC damping ring kickers

ILC high availability/high reliability control systems

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2011




Emily Duffield's positron bundle with bremsstrahlung radiation in the Mu2e tracking chamber.





Emily Duffield's electron trajectory envelope and proton absorber shell studies.





Ray Clay's studies of a six-bladed proton absorber for Mu2e.





Ray's and Emily's ultimate proton absorber and shell, seen from downstream.





Chris Lam's studies of calorimeter response.





Suerfu's studies of calibration injection phase space mapping onto signal electron phase space.





Ray Clay at work on Geant4 simulations





Emily and Michael in the lab





About to leave for July 2011 Fermilab collaboration meeting





Lunchtime at FNAL: Suerfu, Ray, Chris





Michael in the cafeteria





In Wilson Hall





Going to see the Fermilab buffalo





Buffalo watching





Buffalo gazing





Buffalo





Buffalo watching





Ray presents at the collaboration meeting





Suerfu presents at the collaboration meeting





Fogo de Chao dinner





At Fogo de Chao





At Fogo de Chao






2010





A histogram from Devyn Shafer's tracking studies






2009





Mu2e collaboration meeting at Fermilab, August 7, 2009





John, working on a Mu2e linac-based calibration system spectrometer.





Grace and a collimation system simulation.





Tim and a beam transport simulation.





Guangyong and his calibration electron injection port results





Matt studying particle identification through dE/dx and timing measurements





Daniel and the helical proton absorber





Sam, developing presentation graphics for the August 2009 Mu2e collaboration meeting





Stereolithography 6% scale model of a helical proton absorber for Mu2e





We visit the Mechanical Engineering Department's Ford Laboratory to check out the stereolithography fabrication systems. Left to right: Daniel, Matt, Sam, Tim, Guangyong.





Bob Coverdill and a Viper STL machine





Fabricating proton absorber scale models in the Objet STL machine





Viper STL generating the top layer of an (entirely submerged) object





Support matrix used to hold fragile parts in the Viper STL





Electron, (positive) pion, and muon tracks in Matt's dE//dx simulations





Sam's rendition of our Mu2e concept





Sam and Guangyong at Fermilab





Matt and Daniel at Fermilab





John. Chris, and David Hertzog at Fermilab






2007





Alex, developing an A0 beamline simulation





Jason, working on OpenClovis supervisory software





Mike and Mike with an ATCA (Advanced TeleCommunications Architecture) shelf





Perry, evaluating an ADuC7020 microcontroller as a possible IPMC platform





Will, calculating axion production rates for an "axion cannon"





Yehan, parsing the ATCA shelf manager's backplane communications standard





Spying on an ATCA shelf backplane    





ATCA backplane data    





George, in a suit    





ADuC7020 microcontroller tests


Field map for AØ spectrometer magnet used in damping ring kicker studies at Fermilab





The UIUC ILC group (Haney, Gollin are missing) leaving for a Fermilab/Argonne roadtrip





Corrector magnet at AØ





We present results at Argonne





Yehan describing ATCA architecture



 



2006 and earlier





Copper dowels used for NLC accelerating structures. #2 has been heat-treated to bring up its grain size.





Propagation of shear and compression waves in simulated grain-free copper. Click here to see the animation that corresponds to this figure (10.5 MB AVI)





Propagation of shear and compression waves in simulated grainy copper. Click here to see the animation that corresponds to this figure (13.6 MB AVI)



 


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